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Top 10 places in New york
Our app features the history of 211 monuments and great sites including places to discover New york. Here is a selection of the top 10 monuments of the city, with an extract of the texts available in the application and written by our teams of specialists. For full content, download our Android and iPhone Guide and start creating your travel journal for your stay at New york
Taurus loading: this is an imposing bronze sculpture representing a buffalo, realized by Arturo di Modica to symbolize the dynamism of the stock market that animates this sector. On a night of December 1989, this 3400 kilo piece was surreptitiously installed by the artist before the Bourse, as ... Read more
Immigration Museum: The museum is housed in the main building that received between 1880 and 1950 the millions of people who came to the United States from all walks of life in search of the promised land and landed on the island to fill Of the formalities of reception. It traces interactively the... Read more
Metropolitan Museum: opened since 1872, it is one of the most important museums in the world with nearly 3 million works of incredible variety from around the world, exposed on more than 190,000 m2. The original red brick building, neogothic, dates from the early 20th century. Several extensions... Read more
Statue of Liberty: work of Frédéric Bartholdi and Gustave Eiffel, completed in 1886, it was offered by France on the occasion of the first centenary of American independence (4 July 1776). High of 46 meters (93 with the base), it is made of copper plates riveted on a metallic structure and rests on... Read more
Iron Building: work by Daniel Burnham dated 1902, this building is known for its extravagant form assimilated to an iron, whose point does not reach two meters. It was built of varnished bricks on an innovative steel structure for the time, in a style inspired by the fine French. It measures 87... Read more
Empire State Building: New York State (State of the Empire), it dates from 1931, measures 381 meters (448 with antenna added in 1952), has 102 floors and 1860 steps. The most spectacular is its panoramic 360 ° view and its 73 ultra-fast elevators. If he lost his title of tallest skyscraper in the... Read more
St. Patrick's Cathedral: a work by James Renwick Jr., this Gothic-style Catholic Church is the largest in the United States. Its construction, which was initiated in 1853 and interrupted by the Civil War, was not completed until 1878. Its large dimensions (183 meters long, 84 wide and 101 high... Read more
Grand Central Station: The world's largest Beaux Arts-style railway station was built in 1913 by the architects Reed & Stern and Warren & Wetmore when electric trains replaced steam. From the former stations, it preserves the impressive canopy that covers the tracks (1871) and the facade of 42... Read more
Reliant Manhattan to Brooklyn, it is one of the most famous, longest and oldest suspension bridges. Imagined by John Roebling who died of an accident at the beginning of the construction site, it was built between 1867 and 1883 by his son who seriously injured himself and who entrusted the... Read more
Times Square: the "crossroads of the world" takes its name from the NY Times, which set up its offices there in 1904. A gathering place, it hosts the main celebrations of the country in the new year when a luminous balloon is dropped for a last countdown . To celebrate the end of the second world... Read more
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