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Parks & nature in New York

Park
“Explanation: central park is a large metropolitan park located in the center of Manhattan, New York City. It has the most visitors in the United States, attracting 40 million visitors in 2013. Central park is also the location of many films. When the park first opened in 1857, it covered 778 acres.说明:中央公园是位于纽约市曼哈顿中心的一座大型都会公园,造访人数在美国居首,2013年共吸引4000万人参观。中央公园也是众多电影的取景地。 公园最早是在1857年开放,当时的面积为778英亩。”
1184 locals recommend
Park
“526 acres of sheer goodness! Designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux (who also designed Central Park), Prospect Park opened in 1867 and is pretty much one of my favorites in the city. Its attractions include the Long Meadow, the Picnic House, Prospect Park Zoo, the Boathouse—and the Prospect Park Bandshell that hosts free outdoor concerts in the summer.”
1515 locals recommend
Park
“Part old railway track part park. Wonderful walk above the city from 14th street all the way to 34th. Entrance right by Whitney musuem. Great poets, food and ice cream vendors lining the highline on your journey.”
1100 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“Beautiful botanic garden next to the museum and the park. Features include a japanese garden, cherry tree esplanade, rose garden, shakepeare garden, conservatory garden, lily ponds, native garden and a farming garden. Perfect place to get lost for hours. ”
841 locals recommend
Building
“The Empire State Building is a skyscraper located at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and West 34th Street, in New York City, United States. Its name derives from the nickname of the State of New York The Empire State Building is located on the west side of Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, between 33rd and 34th Streets”
441 locals recommend
Bridge
“Brooklyn Bridge (English: Brooklyn Bridge)the original known as New York and Brooklyn Bridge (English: New York and Brooklyn Bridge) or the East River Bridge (Bridge) English: East River, is one of the oldest suspension Bridges in the United States, was built in 1883, the 1825 meters (5988 feet [1]) long Bridge across the Manhattan and Brooklyn, New York city, New York, New York's East River connection. When completed, it was the longest suspension bridge in the world at the time, and the first in the United States to use steel cables instead of chains (the original was the Passerelle DE saint-antoine pedestrian bridge built by Marc Seguin in France in 1823). The Brooklyn bridge was named after a letter written to the Brooklyn Eagle on January 25, 1867, and adopted by the city in 1915. After the opening of the brooklyn bridge, it has become an indispensable part of the New York City skyline, and became a national historical landmark of the United States in 1964. In 1972, it was selected as an international civil engineering historic site.布鲁克林大桥(英语:Brooklyn Bridge),原称为纽约与布鲁克林大桥(英语:New York and Brooklyn Bridge)或东河大桥(英语:East River Bridge),是美国最老的悬索桥之一,建于1883年,其1,825米(5,988英尺[1])长的桥面横跨纽约东河连接美国纽约州纽约市的曼哈顿与布鲁克林。完工时是当时世界上主跨最长的悬索桥,以及美国第一座使用钢丝索而非铁链的悬索桥(最早的钢丝索悬索桥是法国于1823年由Marc Seguin建造的Passerelle de Saint-Antoine行人步行天桥)。布鲁克林大桥这个名字来源于1867年1月25日写给《布鲁克林鹰报(英语:Brooklyn Eagle)》的一封信中[2] ,并于1915年正式由市政府采纳。布鲁克林大桥启用后,它已成为纽约市天际线不可或缺的一部分,在1964年成为了美国国家历史地标[3][4][5]。1972年入选国际土木工程历史古”
442 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“The statue of liberty, also known as liberty enlightening the world, is a large neoclassical statue on liberty island in New York harbor, New York, USA. Designed by fridley auguste butlerdi and built by gustave Eiffel, the statue was dedicated on October 28, 1886, as a gift from the French freemasons to the American branch.自由女神像又名自由照耀世界,是一座位于美国纽约纽约港自由岛上的巨型新古典主义塑像。这座塑像由弗里德利·奥古斯特·巴特勒迪设计,由居斯塔夫·埃菲尔建造,于1886年10月28日落成,是法国共济会送给美国分部的礼物,在自由女神的基座上刻有共济会的标志。”
289 locals recommend
State / Provincial Park
“The absolute best in Jersey City! It has the best land view of the Lady Liberty”
171 locals recommend
Park
“great for picnics, lots of street performers (music, magic, comedy, etc) Great for people watching, ice cream. The heart of Greenwich village, tons to do and see here”
447 locals recommend
Park
“6 reclaimed piers with award winning park design. Great views of Brooklyn Bridge and Manhattan. Carefully curated food vendors too.”
460 locals recommend
Park
“Fabulous park with monuments, tennis courts, and kid's playgrounds (x2!), and also close to many excellent restaurants on Dekalb Ave. A great place to relax and people-watch. Check out the Farmer's Market every Saturday along the park's east side.”
380 locals recommend
Museum
“Great place to spend a few hours at if you enjoy medieval art and the fine collection of 9th -15th century European art housed in a monastery. ”
376 locals recommend
Memorial Site
“Make sure to go to the actual museum too! One of the best museums I've been too, and it is free after 5pm on Tuesdays. Go at 4:30pm to get tickets if you do decide to do the free entry.”
151 locals recommend
Park
“Free shows and movies in the summer nights. Ice skating ring in the winter. Still great place to hang out throughout the year.”
222 locals recommend
Park
“great for people watching, going for a run around the track, watching a pickup softball game. ”
434 locals recommend
Park
“The first ever shake shack is in the park. There is always quite a long line though :)”
209 locals recommend