New York City Famous Landmark Attractions

New York is one of the most famous cities in the world and there are plenty of historical and famous landmark attractions for holidaymakers to visit. New York City landmarks attractions are known across the world.
There are so many places of interest that often it can be difficult for visitors to fit them all in.
Here we give you a rundown of the must-visit attractions in New York.

New York City Famous Landmark Attractions

Empire State Building: One of the most recognizable buildings in NYC

Empire State Building, New York City
Empire State Building, New York City

New York City’s skyline without the Empire State Building just would not be the same and it is one of the Big Apple’s most iconic attractions.
The Empire State Building also offers visitors one of the best views of New York and visiting the building’s observatory is a must as you can see all of New York’s most popular attractions from afar.

Brooklyn Bridge: Connects Manhattan to Brooklyn

The Brooklyn Bridge New York
The Brooklyn Bridge New York

Opened in 1883, the Brooklyn Bridge offers walkers, cyclists, local New Yorkers and holidaymakers stunning views of lower Manhattan.
The bridge was the longest suspension bridge in the world when it was first built and is a great example of New York’s famous architectural history. The bridge is free to walk across and should be right at the top of your bucket list.

Central Park: Famous for sightseeing in winter

Central Park, New York City
Central Park, New York City

As we mentioned in our Beginner’s Guide to New York, a walk through Central Park should certainly be on any visitor’s itinerary.
Visitors will recognize parts of the 843-acre park as they have featured in famous films and books. The park has a number of attractions from its picturesque waters to the Central Park Zoo and Wildlife Center.

The Statue of Liberty: Overlooking the harbor

Ellis Island The Statue of Liberty
The Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island

Every list of New York attractions should include the Statue of Liberty as it is arguably the city’s most iconic site.

Don’t miss the chance to get up to the top of the Statue of Liberty. At the top, you will see a superb view of New York Harbour and the Liberty Island Museum.  The Liberty Island Museum tells the story of how the iconic attraction was built.

Guggenheim Museum: Home of some famous paintings

Guggenheim Museum, New York
Guggenheim Museum, New York

Close to Central Park is the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, which is home to paintings from world-renowned artists such as Picasso and Manet, as well as being home to one of the largest collections of Mapplethorpe’s photography in the world.

Macy’s: Come and get your miracle on 34th Street

Macy's 34th Street, New York City
Macy’s 34th Street, New York City

If any of your family are shopaholics then Macy’s flagship store in New York should definitely feature on your to-do list.
The department store on Herald Square attracts over 20 million shoppers every year. It has over 280,000 pairs of shoes, as well as plenty of other clothes and accessories. There is certainly a lot to see at Macy’s.