New York is best described as the misheard lyric, "concrete jungle where dreams are made of." Here's a list on the most iconic attractions of the Big Apple. Enjoy!

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1. Empire State Building
Located in Manhattan, this landmark was completed in 1931 and stands at 1,454 feet tall. The highest open-air observatory in New York City is on the 86th floor, offering beautiful 360-degree views of the Hudson and East Rivers, the Statue of Liberty, the Brooklyn Bridge,and more. Celebrities such as Chrissy Teigen, James Franco, and Heidi Klum have all been spotted enjoying the views from the top. Who can forget the stunning city skyline at night!

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2. Statue of Liberty
Visiting New York is not complete until you've seen our Lady Liberty. Since 1886, the Statue of Liberty stood in New York Harbor as the symbol of American freedom. This 305-foot, copper turned green statue was designed by Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi and gifted to the United States from France to celebrate the friendship between the two nations.

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3. Metropolitan Museum of Art
Nicknamed the Met, this museum contains over two million works including art, artifacts and architecture. You can find an extensive collection of African, Asian, Egyptian, Greek and Roman art and more. Even grab a bite to eat and visit the gift shop! Not to be confused with MoMA (Museum of Modern Art)

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4. Broadway
This long road travels through Manhattan and the Bronx and extending in Westchester. Also called the Theatre District, Broadway is known for musicals and plays. Popular productions are held such as Hamilton, Kinky Boots, Cats, Wicked, Chicago, Phantom of the Opera, Aladdin, Dear Evan Hansen, The Lion King and more.

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5. Rockefeller Center
Plenty of New York sites can be found in this stunning complex. The ground level alone is home to the ice-skating rink, the bronze Atlas statue and the Today Show plaza. Come as early as November where you can see the big and beautiful Christmas tree along with live performances.

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6. Times Square
This busy attraction is known for its bright lights, shopping, restaurants, and shows. One of the biggest events in NYC take place here on News Years Eve where the infamous ball drops.

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7. Madame Tussauds
When Madame Tussaud first started creating wax figures in the late 18th century, she made figures from the French Revolution and later opened her first museum. After 150 years, Tussaud’s legacy lives on with museums in New York, London, Sydney, and more. Hundreds of wax figures include actors, actresses, singers, athletes, models, and politicians.

Of course that's not all the attractions New York has to offer since it's one of the biggest cities in the world. There's a plethora of must-see destinations, top-rated restaurants, and unforgettable adventures. New York City packs more to see and do into one area than any other place.

"If I'm gonna make it there, I'm gonna make it anywhere." - Frank Sinatra

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