Where to Find Popular Manhattan Attractions
The Empire State Building in Manhattan at night is quite a spectacular sight.
First time in the Big Apple? Having trouble getting around Manhattan? Use the New York City Address Finder! Spend a few minutes here familiarizing yourself with the grid, and you'll soon be navigating New York like a native! Want a tip? Learn to guage distances in terms of city blocks. In Manhattan, 20 north-south blocks or four east-west blocks are equivalent to one mile. Bear this in mind when a local tells you that Carnegie Hall is only one block north and six blocks west (incidentally, we would advise you against asking a local how to get to Carnegie Hall, as the answer is invariably "Practice!").
Want more tips on getting around Manhattan? Check out our Guide to Getting Around in New York City!
Midtown Manhattan comprises the blocks of central Manhattan between 39th and 59th Streets. Widely regarded as the busiest commercial district in the United States, Midtown Manhattan is divided into eastern and western neighborhoods by Fifth Avenue, the most expensive street in the world. Fifth Avenue is itself home to many famous NYC shops, including Saks Fifth Avenue and FAO Schwarz. To learn more about Fifth Ave shopping, visit our Fifth Avenue shopping page!
Many of the best restaurants in NYC, including Triomphe Restaurant and The Oak Room, and many of the best NYC hotels, including the Waldorf Astoria NYC and The Royalton, can be found in Midtown Manhattan. It is also here that you will find Broadway and the world-famous Theater District. To learn what shows are currently playing on Broadway, check out our Current Broadway Shows page!
Popular Times Square Attractions
Times Square NYC is a major commercial intersection in Midtown Manhattan at the junction of Broadway and Seventh Avenue. It is here that you will find many of New York City's most popular attractions, including Hard Rock Cafe, Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, and ABC's Times Square Studios (where Good Morning America is filmed). It is also here that you will find the massively popular New Year's Eve Times Square Celebration. Many outstanding hotels are located in Times Square NY, including the W New York Times Square and The Portland Hotel at Times Square.
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