Around 1898, the five boroughs - The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island - were incorporated into a single entity, known as Greater New York. These areas are full of the culture, diversity and business that have made New York one of the most famous cities in the world. The 150 world-class museums house some of the most innovative collections in the country and include The Museum of Modern Art, the Guggenheim Museum overlooking Central Park and the American Museum of Modern History.
Empire state building
The 38 theaters deliver some of the most famous productions in history,
with Lincoln Center, America's first performing arts center, and Carnegie Hall
drawing performers from around the world. Historic landmarks, such as the statue
of liberty, and fascinating architecture, including some of the world's best-known
buildings such as the Empire State and Chrysler buildings, are reminders of
the diverse background and ethnicity of the ever-changing city.
New York is as well amazing in numbers and statistics. There are more than 21 millions inhabitants in New York according to the last census. 18,000 restaurants and 10,000 shops ensure that residents and visitors alike are never at a loss for activity. Hundreds of child-friendly activities, including the Brooklyn Children's Museum, the world's first museum designed for children, ensure that families can call New York home. And numerous parks and gardens, including Central Park and The New York Botanical Garden, home to the nation's largest Victorian glasshouse, ensure that even with its size, the city is still beautiful.
No matters what to do, or where to go, you always end amazed of this charming city, so metropolitan and so plenty of life, colors and stories. Spend some time there, and you will easily understand why this city is called “The city that never sleeps”.
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