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Brooklyn Bridge Guided Bike Tour
"This 2-hour tour takes you up in the air above New York City! The entire New York Harbor will be visible including the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Staten Island the port of Brooklyn and several miles of the New Jersey coastline. Descend into Brooklyn seeing NYC’s Financial District from across the river followed by historic houses of Brooklyn Heights. You will return over the bridge
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New York City Luxury Bus Tour and Harbor Cruise
"Your experience will begin by boarding a state-of-the-art luxury vehicle. You will be greeted by a licensed professional NYC tour guide and start your adventure to get to know the city of New York.During the tour you will find out information abo the Metropolitan Museum of Art Grand Central Terminal Madison Square Park Wall Street the 9/11 Memorial and more. Continue your experience on a 1-hour guided sightseeing cruise of New York Harbor. Take in the city's most amazing views as you admire the famous Manhattan skyline passing iconic New York attractions including the Statue of Liberty
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Viator VIP: NYC Night Helicopter Flight and Statue of Liberty Cruise
"Your adventure begins at the Downtown Heliport at Pier 6 when you board a luxury helicopter for a 15-minute helicopter flight. Your helicopter flight takes place after dark offering you views of the magnificent New York skyline lit up at night. Listen to your friendly pilot share fascinating facts and anecdotes as you spot some of the city's most famous sights. Marvel at sensational views of the Brooklyn Bridge and World Financial Center Chelsea Piers Time Warner Center and Ground Zero as well as New Jersey attractions such as the Goldman Sachs Tower Colgate Clock and Liberty State Park. After your helicopter ride
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John Lennon Memorial Tips (8)

A romantic setting in Central Park

Bow Bridge in Central Park is one of the most handsomely designed cast iron bridges in the world. It spans sixty feet across the Lake, linking the cultivated and flowering landscape of Cherry Hill...
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Christophe_Ons
Apr 04, 2011

Strawberry Fields forever

Strawberry Fields was named in 1981 by a New York City Council law introduced by Councilmember Henry J. Stern and signed by Mayor Edward I. Koch. It is named after the song "Strawberry Fields...
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Christophe_Ons
Apr 04, 2011

John Lennon's farewell...Love is all you need...

Whilst not exactly a 'tourist place of interest', a place to stand and quietly remember the man who gave the world some of it's greatest anthems of peace and love can be found on West Central Park,or...
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sourbugger
May 24, 2004

Central Park: Dakota Apt (were Lennon was shot)

The Dakota Apartments is the tragic location where the infamous John Lennon was shot and killed. The tragedy of 1980 was a tragic day for music fans all over. Many tourists visit this sight to pay...
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darthmilmo
Oct 26, 2002

Central Park: Strawberry Fields and Imagine

The IMAGINE monument lies in the Strawberry Fields area of Central Park. It was build in memory of John Lennon, the singer and song writer that was tragically shot outside his home (see the Dakota tip...
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darthmilmo
Oct 26, 2002

Strawberry Fields

In Central Park there is a path called Strawberry Fields. There is a memorial for John Lennon. He was shot outside his appartement right across the street. It's really neet to go and see.
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CEB280
May 14, 2004

This is my wife and I at...

This is my wife and I at Central Park 'strawberry fields' right across the street from the lakota apts. where John Lennon lived and was asassinated.
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tampabay
Aug 26, 2002

John Lennon memorial in...

John Lennon memorial in Central Park. Also, don't miss the Alice in Wonderland statue next to the Hans Christian Anderson one.
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bluefelt
Aug 26, 2002
 
 
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City Tours - CityPass

We purchased a 7day pass online through the Qantas site which offered a discounted price. The pass allows you to go to the front of the line and save money along the way. There are a number of tourist...
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African Burial Ground National Monument

During excavation for a new office building, in lower Manhattan, a burial ground of about 400 slaves was unearthed, and digging quickly stopped. Some 200 bodies still remain buried here, and in its...
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Manhattan Municipal Building

Build in 1913 with the height of 170 m and 40 floors looks like a replica of Moskow university building with the 7 sisters of moskow .Surface is 60000 sq m. The 20 ft high gilded statue of 'Civic...
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Tribeca

Ahh, the Triangle Beneath Canal Street or more popularly called the TRIBECA. the district was formerly an area of industry with many industrial buildings but fell into hard times in the 60's and...
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National September 11 Memorial

I tell most people what the volunteers at the museum told me - if you visit New York frequently, consider getting the membership. I wanted to see everything while I was there, but for myself and many...
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Ground Zero - World Trade Center

We walked over here and sat for a while after walking around the 9/11 Memorial. It was a gorgeous and warm afternoon and the breeze off the water was welcoming and refreshing. Directly across from us...
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