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This article is c. 180 KB in size! BEFORE adding any additional detail and listings, especially to the See, Do, Eat, Drink and Sleep sections, PLEASE consider placing them within their appropriate New York City borough pages and their district sub-pages. This main page is reserved for informative, detailed summaries of the situations and opportunities prevailing in the whole of NYC.-->
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This article is c. 180 KB in size! BEFORE adding any additional detail and listings, especially to the See, Do, Eat, Drink and Sleep sections, PLEASE consider placing them within their appropriate New York City borough pages and their district sub-pages. This main page is reserved for informative, detailed summaries of the situations and opportunities prevailing in the whole of NYC.
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:''{{BASICPAGENAME}} is an enormous city. Each of its five [[#Boroughs|boroughs]] is the equivalent of a large city in its own right and may itself be divided into districts. These borough and district articles contain sightseeing, restaurant, nightlife and accommodation listings — consider printing them all.''
 
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The main New York City article is becoming steadily oversized - now in excess of 180 KB! BEFORE adding any additional detail and listings, especially to the See, Do, Eat, Drink and Sleep sections, PLEASE consider placing them within their appropriate New York City borough pages and their district sub-pages. Indeed, highly-motivated contributors might well volunteer to start moving detailed listings from the main page to these locations forthwith and replacing them with informative, detailed summaries of the situations and opportunities prevailing in NYC.
 
The main New York City article is becoming steadily oversized - now in excess of 180 KB! BEFORE adding any additional detail and listings, especially to the See, Do, Eat, Drink and Sleep sections, PLEASE consider placing them within their appropriate New York City borough pages and their district sub-pages. Indeed, highly-motivated contributors might well volunteer to start moving detailed listings from the main page to these locations forthwith and replacing them with informative, detailed summaries of the situations and opportunities prevailing in NYC.
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Like most of the great world cities, New York has an abundance of great attractions - so many, that it would be impossible to list them all here. What follows is but a sampling of the most high-profile attractions in New York City; more detailed info can be found in the district pages.
 
Like most of the great world cities, New York has an abundance of great attractions - so many, that it would be impossible to list them all here. What follows is but a sampling of the most high-profile attractions in New York City; more detailed info can be found in the district pages.
  
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The main New York City article is becoming steadily oversized - now in excess of 100 KB! BEFORE adding any additional detail and listings, especially to the See, Do, Eat, Drink and Sleep sections, PLEASE consider placing them within their appropriate New York City borough pages and their district sub-pages. Indeed, highly-motivated contributors might well volunteer to start moving detailed listings from the main page to these locations forthwith and replacing them with informative, detailed summaries of the situations and opportunities prevailing in NYC.
 
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New York has some of the finest museums in the world. All the public museums (notably including the Metropolitan Museum), which are run by the city, accept donations for an entrance fee, but private museums (especially the Museum of Modern Art) can be very expensive. In addition to the major museums, hundreds of small galleries are spread throughout the city, notably in neighborhoods like Chelsea and Williamsburg. Many galleries and museums in New York close on Mondays, so be sure to check hours before visiting. The following is just a list of highlights; see district pages for more listings.
 
New York has some of the finest museums in the world. All the public museums (notably including the Metropolitan Museum), which are run by the city, accept donations for an entrance fee, but private museums (especially the Museum of Modern Art) can be very expensive. In addition to the major museums, hundreds of small galleries are spread throughout the city, notably in neighborhoods like Chelsea and Williamsburg. Many galleries and museums in New York close on Mondays, so be sure to check hours before visiting. The following is just a list of highlights; see district pages for more listings.
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Though the image many people have of Manhattan is endless skyscrapers and packed sidewalks, the city also boasts numerous lovely parks, ranging from small squares to the 850-acre '''Central Park''', and there are worthwhile parks in every borough.  From the views of the New Jersey Palisades from '''Fort Tryon Park''' in Upper Manhattan, to the grand '''Pelham Bay Park''' in The Bronx, and the famous '''Flushing Meadow Park''' in Corona, Queens, site of the U.S. Open Tennis Tournament, there is more than enough to keep any visitor busy. And almost any park is a great spot to rest, read, or just relax and watch the people streaming past.  To find out more about New York City parks, look at the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation website and the WikiTravel pages for each borough.
 
Though the image many people have of Manhattan is endless skyscrapers and packed sidewalks, the city also boasts numerous lovely parks, ranging from small squares to the 850-acre '''Central Park''', and there are worthwhile parks in every borough.  From the views of the New Jersey Palisades from '''Fort Tryon Park''' in Upper Manhattan, to the grand '''Pelham Bay Park''' in The Bronx, and the famous '''Flushing Meadow Park''' in Corona, Queens, site of the U.S. Open Tennis Tournament, there is more than enough to keep any visitor busy. And almost any park is a great spot to rest, read, or just relax and watch the people streaming past.  To find out more about New York City parks, look at the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation website and the WikiTravel pages for each borough.
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New York is arguably the fashion capital of the United States, and is a major shopping destination for people around the world.  The city boasts an unmatched range of department stores, boutiques, and specialty shops. Some neighborhoods boast more shopping options than most other American cities and have become famous as consumer destinations. Anything you could possibly want to buy can be found in New York, including clothing, cameras, computers and accessories, music, musical instruments, electronic equipment, art supplies, sporting goods, and all kinds of foodstuffs and kitchen appliances.  See the '''borough pages''' and '''district sub-pages''' for listings of some of the more important stores and major business districts, of which there are several.
 
New York is arguably the fashion capital of the United States, and is a major shopping destination for people around the world.  The city boasts an unmatched range of department stores, boutiques, and specialty shops. Some neighborhoods boast more shopping options than most other American cities and have become famous as consumer destinations. Anything you could possibly want to buy can be found in New York, including clothing, cameras, computers and accessories, music, musical instruments, electronic equipment, art supplies, sporting goods, and all kinds of foodstuffs and kitchen appliances.  See the '''borough pages''' and '''district sub-pages''' for listings of some of the more important stores and major business districts, of which there are several.
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New York has, as you might expect of the Big Apple, all the eating options covered and you can find almost every type of food available and every cuisine of the world represented. There are tens of thousands of restaurants to suit all tastes and budgets, ranging from dingy $0.99-a-slice pizza joints to $500-a-plate prix fixe sushi and exclusive Michelin-starred eateries. Thousands of delis, bodegas, and grocery stores dot every corner of the city and DIY meals are easy and cheap to find. Street food comes in various tastes, ranging from the ubiquitous New York hot dog vendors to the many carts with Middle Eastern cuisine on street corners in mid-town.  However in mid-town be wary of restaurants and bars both immediately on and around Times Square, or near the Empire State Building - many are tourist traps cashing in on travellers' gullibility and lack of local knowledge.  New Yorkers wouldn't dream of eating out in such places; you shouldn't either!  It pays to be adventurous therefore and reach out into the individual neighborhoods for a true authentic NYC dining experience!
 
New York has, as you might expect of the Big Apple, all the eating options covered and you can find almost every type of food available and every cuisine of the world represented. There are tens of thousands of restaurants to suit all tastes and budgets, ranging from dingy $0.99-a-slice pizza joints to $500-a-plate prix fixe sushi and exclusive Michelin-starred eateries. Thousands of delis, bodegas, and grocery stores dot every corner of the city and DIY meals are easy and cheap to find. Street food comes in various tastes, ranging from the ubiquitous New York hot dog vendors to the many carts with Middle Eastern cuisine on street corners in mid-town.  However in mid-town be wary of restaurants and bars both immediately on and around Times Square, or near the Empire State Building - many are tourist traps cashing in on travellers' gullibility and lack of local knowledge.  New Yorkers wouldn't dream of eating out in such places; you shouldn't either!  It pays to be adventurous therefore and reach out into the individual neighborhoods for a true authentic NYC dining experience!
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The only thing about New York City that changes faster than the subway map or the restaurants is the bar scene. While some established watering holes have been around for decades or centuries, the hot spot of the moment may well have opened last week and could likely close just as quickly.
 
The only thing about New York City that changes faster than the subway map or the restaurants is the bar scene. While some established watering holes have been around for decades or centuries, the hot spot of the moment may well have opened last week and could likely close just as quickly.
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