45 Things to do in New York
to do in New York?
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41 Cathedral Church
of St John the Divine
Church of St John is the world’s largest cathedral. So tall
that the Statue of Liberty would fit comfortably under its dome.
If religious conflicts could be settled by a game of football, there
is room enough for two football fields within the church.
its sheer size the Church is architecturally stunning. The gothic
cathedral soars overhead with its stained glass windows glinting
down. The gardens provide a beautiful setting and the wandering
peacocks provide the finishing touch to a memorable experience.
is located on Amsterdam Avenue near West 112th Street. You should
also have a peak at the Columbia University which resides nearby.
(22) United Nations Headquarters
been there done that sort of place. Worth seeing if only for the
building and statues outside but don't be too concerned if you don't
have the time to bring about world peace.
you have some interest a tour is a good idea. The history and values
of the United Nations are important even if it doesn't always achieve
its ideals. The tour includes the General Assembly Hall when not
in use. When the flags are flying the Assembly is open for business.
You can get free tickets to sit in on a council session. You'll
need to call the information desk for a ticket. Book well in advance
as seats are limited.
43 (109) Queens
If you get
the chance to enjoy the American wilderness then you should take
it. If you can experience it without even leaving New York City
then what are you waiting for. The 12-acre Queens Zoo in Flushing
Meadows Corona Park boasts over 60 spectacular species roaming around
in naturalistic surroundings representing wild lands of North and
South America. Stroll down a wooded path and meet up with a mountain
lion. Venture across an expansive plain to witness bison grazing
in the grass. Look closely up at the trees and you may be rewarded
with the sight of spectacled bears relaxing in the branches. For
the kids there is a charming barnyard area where you can feed less
44 (101) Big
Get in early
for free Big Apple Greeter. These guys are busy, busy but happy
happy with it. See the neighborhood of your choice with a neighborhood
45 The Late
If you are
a fan then this is something you have to do. If you aren’t
a fan then you don’t. If you are with somebody who is a fan
then find them another fan to go with.
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