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Central Park Yoga

Central Park is an urban park in Manhattan. It is the most visited park in the United States and one of the most filmed locations in the world. The park contains several natural-looking lakes and ponds, walking tracks, ice-skating rinks, Zoo, natural woods, running track and theatres.

The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum

The National September 11 Memorial & Museum commemorate the September 11, 2001 attacks, which killed 2,977 victims.The memorial is located at the World Trade Center site, the former location of the Twin Towers. The museum exhibits include images, oral histories of the killed and over 500 hours of video.

Empire State Building

The Empire State Building is a 102-story skyscraper located on Fifth Avenue. It has a roof height of 443.2 m. The Empire State Building is an American cultural icon. It is designed in the distinctive Art Deco style and has been named as one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World.

Top of the Rock

Top of the Rock Observation Deck 70th floor open-air roof deck atop the skyscraper. The deck offers the best panoramic bird's eye view of the city. Competing with the 86th floor observatory of the Empire State Building, it is 61 m higher. The building is a part of the Rockefeller Center complex.

The High Line

The High Line is a 2.33 km elevated linear park created on an elevated section of a disused New York Central Railroad. The design is a complex "living system" that draws from multiple disciplines, urban design, and ecology. It has become an icon in contemporary landscape architecture.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is the largest art museum in the United States, and is among the most visited art museums in the world. It was founded to bring art to the American people. Its permanent collection contains over two million works, divided among seventeen curatorial departments.

Times Square

Times Square is a major tourist destination and entertainment center. It is Referred to "The Crossroads of the World", "The Center of the Universe", and the "heart of the world". It is one of the world's busiest pedestrian areas. It is also a major center of the world's entertainment industry.

Grand Central Terminal

Grand Central Terminal is a commuter and intercity railroad terminal at 42nd Street and Park Avenue in Midtown Manhattan. It covers 19 ha area and has 44 platforms, more than any other railroad station in the world. Grand Central Terminal has intricate designs both on its inside and outside.

Statue of Liberty

Statue of Liberty is a colossal neoclassical sculpture New York Harbor. The copper statue is a gift from the people of France to the people of the United States. Statue of Liberty is a robed female figure representing Libertas, the Roman goddess. It was a welcoming sight to immigrants arriving from abroad.

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Broadway is a theatre complex located in the Theater District in Midtown Manhattan. It is widely considered to represent the highest level of commercial theatre in the English-speaking world. The great majority of Broadway shows are musicals, that made New York the cultural capital of the nation.

Rockefeller Center

Rockefeller Center is a large complex consisting of 19 high-rise commercial buildings. Commissioned by the Rockefeller family, it is located in the center of Midtown Manhattan. It is famous for its annual Christmas tree lighting. The center is designed in the Art Deco style and opened in 1939.

American Museum of Natural History

American Museum of Natural History is one of the largest museums in the world. The one mission statement of the museum is to discover, interpret, and disseminate—through scientific research and education—knowledge about human cultures, the natural world, and the universe.

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