Lower Manhattan, on the southern tip of Manhattan Island, is the financial district of New York City.
The UN headquarters was inaugurated in 1951. The land on which the building is built is considered an international area.
Statue of Liberty
Inaugurated in 1886, the Statue of Liberty is a gift from the French to the United States to mark the centenary of the American Declaration of Independence.
New York Stock Exchange
The New York stock exchange is the world largest stock exchange.
St. Patrick's Cathedral
St. Patrick’s Cathedral is the oldest Catholic church in New York.
Time Square, with its bright signs, is bustling at any time of the day or night. Time Square was named in 1904 when the New York Times moved its offices there.
42nd Street crosses Manhattan from east to west. It includes the UN headquarters (to the east), the Chrysler building, the Time Squaque (at its intersection with Broadway). Madame Tussaud’s wax museum is also located on 42nd Street.
Central Park is the largest green space in New York City. There are several artificial lakes, a zoo and the Metropolitan Art Museum.
The Chrysler building, one of New York’s Art Deco buildings, was for a brief moment the tallest building in the world (between 1930 and 1931). The Chrysler building is probably the most beautiful skyscraper in New York.
Empire state building
View of the Empire State Building from the Hudson River. The 102-storey building was inaugurated in 1931. The top of the building is illuminated at night by coloured lights that vary to celebrate some local or international events (such as national holidays from different countries).
Guggenheim Museum New York
Frank Lloyd Wright’s architecture at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is worth the visit on it’s own. Inside, contemporary works are displayed along the spiral ramp.