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List of the best things to do in NYC. These may include famous monuments, museums and parks. Stores and attractions also make the list. From The Statue of Liberty to Times Square, these are some of the most well-known attractions in NYC. Most attractions in NYC are within walking distance of one another, so you can visit multiple venues in one day.  

When you're in New York you don't want to miss any of the top must-see attractions in the big city. If you enjoy the outdoors, there are a variety of noteworthy parks in the city that are great for sightseeing. If shopping is more your bag, travel to Times Square for high end stores including Forever 21, Disney, and Quicksilver. Fine dining, Broadway shows and live entertainment also line the streets of Times Square. Around the city, there are many museums and historical attractions.
 

So if you're asking, "What are the best things to do in NYC?" you should continue reading this list to seeing fun, exciting and interesting attractions in New York. Whether you live in the big apple city or are just visiting, you're sure to learn the best and greatest attractions in NYC. These museums, monuments and parks are places you definitely don't want to miss.
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Statue of Liberty is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
Statue of Liberty Liberty Island, New York City, New York

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Empire State Building is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
Empire State Building Midtown Manhattan, New York City, New York

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Times Square is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
Times Square Manhattan, New York City, New York

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Central Park is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
Central Park Manhattan, New York City, New York

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Brooklyn Bridge is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
Brooklyn Bridge Manhattan, New York City, New York

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Metropolitan Museum of Art is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
Metropolitan Museum of Art New York City, New York, USA

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Grand Central Terminal is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
Grand Central Terminal 42nd Street, New York, USA

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Radio City Music Hall is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
Radio City Music Hall New York City, New York, USA

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Chrysler Building is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
Chrysler Building Manhattan, New York City, New York

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American Museum of Natural His... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
American Museum of Natural History New York City, New York, USA

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Coney Island is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
Coney Island New York City, New York, USA

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Fifth Avenue is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York

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Staten Island Ferry is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York

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St. Patrick's Cathedral is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
St. Patrick's Cathedral Manhattan, New York City, New York

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Museum of Modern Art is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
Museum of Modern Art New York City, New York, USA

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Battery Park is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
Battery Park New York City, New York, USA

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Washington Square Park is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
Washington Square Park Manhattan, New York City, New York

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Flatiron Building is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
Flatiron Building New York City, New York, USA

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Ellis Island is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
Ellis Island Manhattan, New York City, New York

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Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum New York City, New York, USA

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Little Italy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
Little Italy Manhattan, New York City, New York

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Rockefeller Center is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
Rockefeller Center Manhattan, New York City, New York

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The Broadway Theatre is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
The Broadway Theatre Manhattan, New York City, New York

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Yankee Stadium is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
Yankee Stadium New York City, New York, USA

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The Cloisters is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
The Cloisters Lutherville, Baltimore, Maryland

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Manhattan Bridge is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
Manhattan Bridge New York City, New York, USA

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Apollo Theater is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
Apollo Theater Harlem, New York City, New York

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Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Muse... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

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Union Square is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
Union Square Manhattan, New York City, New York

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Madison Square is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
Madison Square Manhattan, New York City, New York

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Madame Tussauds is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York

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United Nations Headquarters is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York

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Herald Square is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
Herald Square Manhattan, New York City, New York

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Carnegie Hall is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
Carnegie Hall Midtown Manhattan, New York City, New York

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Frick Collection is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
Frick Collection New York City, New York, USA

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New-York Historical Society is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
New-York Historical Society New York City, New York, USA

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Bryant Park is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
Bryant Park Manhattan, New York City, New York

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Brooklyn Museum is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
Brooklyn Museum New York City, New York, USA

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High Line is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
High Line Manhattan, New York City, New York

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SoHo Cast Iron Historic Distri... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in New York
SoHo Cast Iron Historic District New York City, New York, USA