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Pocket-sized travel guides featuring the very best routes and itineraries.

Discover the best of New York with this indispensably practical Insight Explore Guide. From making sure you don't miss out on must-see attractions like Times Square, Brooklyn Bridge, Empire State Building, Central Park and Statue of Liberty, to discovering hidden gems, including Greenwich Village, the easy-to-follow, ready-made walking routes will save you time, help you plan and enhance your visit to New York.

Practical, pocket-sized and packed with inspirational insider information, this is the ideal on-the-move companion to your trip to New York.

Over 18 walks and tours: detailed itineraries feature all the best places to visit, including where to eat along the way
Local highlights: discover what makes the area special, its top attractions and unique sights, and be inspired by stunning imagery
Insider recommendations: where to stay and what to do, from active pursuits to themed trips
Hand-picked places: find your way to great hotels, restaurants and nightlife using the comprehensive listings
Practical maps: get around with ease and follow the walks and tours using the detailed maps 
Informative tips: plan your visit with an A to Z of advice on everything from transport to tipping
Inventive design makes for an engaging, easy-reading experience
Covers: Fifth Avenue, Times Square to Herald Square, Museum of Modern Art, United Nations and Midtown East, Central Park, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Upper East Side Museums, Upper West Side, Harlem, The Cloisters, Flat Iron, SoFi, Union Square and Chelsea, Greenwich Village, Soho and Tribeca, East Village and Lower East Side, Lower Manhattan, Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, Brooklyn and The Bronx

About Insight Guides: Insight Guides is a pioneer of full-colour guide books, with almost 50 years' experience of publishing high-quality, visual travel guides with user-friendly, modern design. We produce around 400 full-colour print guide books and maps as well as phrase books, picture-packed eBooks and apps to meet different travellers' needs. Insight Guides' unique combination of beautiful travel photography and focus on history and culture create a unique visual reference and planning tool to inspire your next adventure.



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Date de parution 01 juillet 2019
Nombre de lectures 6
EAN13 9781839051005
Langue English
Poids de l'ouvrage 3 Mo

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How To Use This E-Book

This Explore Guide has been produced by the editors of Insight Guides, whose books have set the standard for visual travel guides since 1970. With top- quality photography and authoritative recommendations, these guidebooks bring you the very best routes and itineraries in the world’s most exciting destinations.
Best Routes
The routes in this book provide something to suit all budgets, tastes and trip lengths. As well as covering the destination’s many classic attractions, the itineraries track lesser-known sights, and there are also ex cursions for those who want to extend their visit outside the city. The routes embrace a range of interests, so whether you are an art fan, a gourmet, a history buff or have kids to entertain, you will find an option to suit.
We recommend reading the whole of a route before setting out. This should help you to familiarise yourself with it and enable you to plan where to stop for refreshments – options are shown in the ‘Food and Drink’ box at the end of each tour.
The routes are set in context by this introductory section, giving an overview of the destination to set the scene, plus background information on food and drink, shopping and more, while a succinct history timeline highlights the key events over the centuries.
Also supporting the routes is a Directory chapter, with a clearly organised A–Z of practical information, our pick of where to stay while you are there and select restaurant listings; these eateries complement the more low-key cafés and restaurants that feature within the routes and are intended to offer a wider choice for evening dining. Also included here are some nightlife listings, and our recommendations for books and films about the destination.
Getting around the e-book
In the Table of Contents and throughout this e-book you will see hyperlinked references. Just tap a hyperlink once to skip to the section you would like to read. Practical information and listings are also hyperlinked, so as long as you have an external connection to the internet, you can tap a link to go directly to the website for more information.
All key attractions and sights mentioned in the text are numbered and cross-referenced to high-quality maps. Wherever you see the reference [map] just tap this to go straight to the related map. You can also double-tap any map for a zoom view.
You’ll find hundreds of beautiful high-resolution images that capture the essence of the destination. Simply double-tap on an image to see it full-screen.
© 2019 Apa Digital (CH) AG and Apa Publications (UK) Ltd

Table of Contents
Recommended Routes For...
Art enthusiasts
Movie buffs’ New York
The performing arts
Skyscraper spotting
Spectacular views
Explore New York
The boroughs
New Yorkers
Population and melting pot
The classic New Yorker
A walkers’ city
Staying safe
Subways, buses, and taxis
An exceptional city
Food and Drink
Fashions in food
Special diets
Food shops
Trends by area
Meatpacking District, Chelsea, Soho, and Tribeca
East Village and Lower East Side
Upper West Side
Upper East Side
Department stores
What to buy
Art and antiques
History: Key Dates
New Amsterdam
Independence to Civil War
Late 19th century
20th century
21st century
Fifth Avenue
Empire State Building
Ticket options
New York Public Library
Reading Room
Rockefeller Center
Public art
Television tour
Top of the Rock
St Patrick’s Cathedral
The Paley Center for Media
Shopping stops
53rd to 56th streets
57th Street
Grand Army Plaza
Times Square To Herald Square
Times Square
42nd Street
Theater district
Sixth Avenue
Bryant Park
Landmark architecture
Herald Square
Museum of Modern Art
The collection
Museum layout
Fifth floor
Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, and Claude Monet
Beyond Realism
Edward Hopper and Andrew Wyeth
Fourth floor
Abstract Expressionism
Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns
Pop Art
Third floor
Second floor
Refreshment stops
United Nations and Midtown East
UN Headquarters
Guided tours
Japan Society
East 42nd Street
Ford Foundation Building
Cambodian lunch
Chrysler Building
Grand Central Terminal
Main concourse
Lower level and balcony
Madison Avenue
Villard Houses
Park Avenue
The Citigroup Center
550 Madison Avenue
Central Park
Around the Dairy
Around the lake
The Ramble and north
Metropolitan Museum of Art
First floor
Ancient Egypt
American Wing
European art
Modern art
Greek and Roman art
Second floor
Upper East Side Museums
Museum Mile
The Africa Center
El Museo del Barrio
Museum of the City of New York
Jewish Museum
Cooper-Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum
National Academy Museum
The Guggenheim
Neue Galerie
The Metropolitan Museum
Beyond Museum Mile
Frick Collection
Roosevelt Island
Upper West Side
American Museum of Natural History
Fourth-floor Orientation Center
Hall of Vertebrate Origins
Hall of Saurischian Dinosaurs
Hall of Ornithiscian Dinosaurs
Early mammals
Rose Center for Earth and Space
Other highlights
Samuel J. and Ethel LeFrak Theater
Columbus Avenue
Lincoln Center
Music and dance
Columbus Circle
Strivers’ Row
Art and music
Shabazz Mosque and Market
The Cloisters
Upper Level
Romanesque Hall
Pontaut Chapter House
Boppard and Campin Rooms
Lower Level
Gothic Chapel
Flatiron, SoFi, Union Square, and Chelsea
Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace
Union Square
Chelsea Historic District
Gallery district
Chelsea Piers
IAC Building
Chelsea Hotel
Greenwich Village
Washington Square
Washington Mews
West Village
Greenwich Avenue
Christopher Street
Bedford Street
Hudson Street
Bleecker Street
Meatpacking District
The High Line
Soho and Tribeca
West Broadway
Prince Street
Greene Street
Soho Historic Cast Iron District
Bloomingdale’s and around
Leonard Street
Hudson and Harrison
East Village and Lower East Side
East Village
Cooper Square
St Mark’s Place
Public Theater
Nolita and Little Italy
Lower East Side
The Bowery
Tenement Museum
Orchard Street to Houston
Lower Manhattan
Wall Street
Trinity Church
9/11 Tribute Museum and World Trade Center Site
World Financial Center
Hudson River Esplanade
Battery Park
Bowling Green
South Street Seaport
Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
Statue of Liberty
Ellis Island
Immigration Museum
Staten Island Ferry
Prospect Park
Botanic Garden
Brooklyn Museum
The Bronx
Botanical Garden
Bronx Zoo
Little Italy
Chelsea to Gramercy Park
Upper West Side
Upper East Side
Greenwich Village and the Meatpacking District
Soho and Tribeca
Lower East Side
Lower Manhattan
Upper West Side
Upper East Side
Chelsea to Gramercy Park
Greenwich Village and the Meatpacking District
East Village, Little Italy, and Lower East Side
Lower Manhattan
The Bronx
Live music
Jazz venues
Comedy and cabaret
Airports and arrivals
Climate and clothes
Crime and safety
Customs regulations
Disabled travelers
Driving in New York
Drinking age
Embassies and consulates
Emergency numbers
Entry regulations
Health and medical care
Emergency medical treatment
Hours and holidays
Business hours
Public holidays
LGBTQ+ travelers
Useful resources
Newspapers and magazines
Lost property
Credit cards and ATMs
Currency exchange
Postal services
Rest stops
Street grid
Water taxis
Telephone and faxes

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