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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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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
From $249.00
New York Harbor Hop-on Hop-off Cruise including One World Observatory Ticket
"After departing from Pier 79 in Midtown the cruise will stop at Battery Park a short walk from One World Observatory where you have timed admission. Your hop-on hop-off ticket is valid for one day allowing you to design your own sightseeing itinerary for your trip to the Big Apple. Hop on and off as often as you want and enjoy informative and amusing commentary as you go! The boats will give you up-close views of the Statue of Liberty Ellis Island
From $58.00

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FAO Schwarz

A typical toy shop will choose to stock certain brands of toys, once its done that it will stock a fairly complete range of those toys. This is where FAO Schwartz differs, they stock shelf after shelf...
Feb 21, 2009

FAO Schwarz

A bit like Hamleys in London but not quite as big, it is a fairly expensive store stocking exclusive toys for those who can flash the cash. This store was featured in the Tom Hanks show BIG, we saw...
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Nov 09, 2008


This is the most amazing toyshop in the world. It has a jungle area with every animal [stuffed toys of course] you could think of, a baby doll area, where baby dolls are placed in cots for their new...
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Jun 22, 2008

FAO Schwarz

The flagship store in NYC caters to an up-scale clientele. There is also an interesting section dedicated to re-creations of toys from the 30's and 40's (at 2000's prices, of course).You can get on...
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Mar 31, 2008

FAO Schwarz

Although we mostly stuck to window shopping on Fifth Avenue, FAO Schwarz was the one store I couldn't resist going into! As a kid I'd watched the movie "Big" and I still remembered the store's giant...
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Jan 03, 2008

FAO Schwarz

FAO Schwartz toy store has an excellent location; on Fifth Avenue, next to Central Park. The three floor store looks quite small on the outside, but has surprisingly big selection of various toys. The...
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Nov 25, 2007

FAO Schwarz

So if you looking for a gift for your children or want to be a kid again check out both this places.At FAO Schwartz I found there was a lot of what I would call high end toys like $1000 stuff animals,...
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Apr 21, 2007

FAO Schwarz

No trip to NY would be complete without a trip to this amazing world famous FAO Schwarz toy shop. After a very cold walk around Central Park we decided to head into the shop for a little warmth....
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Aug 19, 2006

FAO Schwarz

Children are welcomed with open arms here - parents are checked for credit cards!! This children's toy shop is a great fun experience even if it may be hard work on your credit card- this shop really...
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Jun 14, 2006

FAO Schwarz

This picture was taken coming down from the second floor at FAO Schwarz. We went up there to watch them dance on the keyboards on the floor.It was very nice and lively in this store. All the personnel...
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Apr 19, 2005

FAO Schwartz

This world-famous toy emporium is a treat for all visitors to New York City! Upon entering FAO Schwarz, you are greeted by the 3-story clock tower singing "Welcome to Our World of Toys."Mon. through...
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Feb 15, 2005

FAO Schwarz

Of course I felt too old to even be in this store but even so its still a place to visit but what impressed me the most was the Candy department. I had to get edible bubbles as I,m still a kid at...
Jan 30, 2005
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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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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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