New York City (the Big Apple)  is another place on earth, like London, which truly never sleeps. There is some museum, some cafe, some park always open. To complete a trip of such a place in 1 day is impossible. The following are the must see places in New York if time is a premium. This blog will discuss the 10 things to see if time is at a premium for you.

The must see places of New York

The Times Square

Times Square was the first and most important place in New York City. Located between 42nd Street and 47th Street, and at the junction of Broadway and 7th Avenue, it is a major commercial intersection and neighborhood of Midtown Manhattan. Brightly adorned with billboards and advertisements, Times Square is sometimes called the Crossroads of the World. It was a place unlike any other we had seen in the US till that time.

New York Central Park

A few blocks from Times Square is the famous Central Park of New York City. Built in 1857, the Central Park is one of the most visited urban parks in US.

Brooklyn Bridge

The Brooklyn Bridge is a suspension bridge in New York City and is one of the oldest bridges in the United States. Completed in 1883, it connects the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn by spanning the East River. It was originally referred to as the New York and Brooklyn Bridge

Manhattan Skyline

The Manhattan Skyline is a must see among the top 10 New York destinations. The best time to see the skyline is during sunset, and a tour bus with hop-on hop-off service is a good choice.

Empire State Building

The Empire State Building

Statue Of Liberty and Ellis Island Immigration Centre

The Statue of Liberty is off course another icon of New York City. The copper statue was built by Gustave Eiffel and dedicated on Oct 28th, 1886. It was a gift to the US from the French people. The statue is a robed female figure representing Libertas (a Roman Goddess) and has a broken chain at her feet, depicting freedom. On it are engraved the dates July 4th, 1776 – marking the American independence.

To reach the statue, one has to take the ferry service from Battery Park.

Ellis Island Immigrition Centre is another attraction near the Status of Liberty. It was a gateway for over 12 million immigrants to the US, and it remained an active immigration point till 1954. The island was made part of the Status Of Liberty Monument in 1965, and is having a museum ever since.

Wall Street and the Bull

The New York Stock Exchange and the Wall Street are other notable areas of the city. The New York Stock Exchange is the largest stock exchange of the world.

The Federal Hall

The Federal Hall is located just besides the NYSE. Built is 1700 as New York’s City Hall, it later served as the first American Parliament, and also the site where George Washington’s inauguration as the first president of USA took place. A status of Washington is still present in front of the hall.

The Federal Hall

The Trump Building

40 Wall Street, also known as the Trump Building, is a 71-story skyscraper in New York City. The building was originally known as the Bank of Manhattan Trust Building, and also as the Manhattan Company Building

In front of the TRUMP BUILDING

New York Stock Exchange

The New York Stock Exchange and the Wall Street are other notable areas of the city. The New York Stock Exchange is the largest stock exchange of the world.