The monuments of New York

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La voie piétonne et vélos est légèrement au-dessus de celle des voitures

Photos of the Brooklyn Bridge in New York

The Brooklyn Bridge is the most famous bridge in New York. It is also the oldest and most beautiful bridge in the city. The Brooklyn Bridge connects two emblematic neighborhoods of the Big Apple: Manhattan and Brooklyn. Its pedestrian bridge is almost 2 kilometers long and is an unforgettable journey! When the bridge was opened […]

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Vue sur New York depuis le 70e étage

Photos of New York from the Top of the Rock

Located at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, the Top of the Rock is the top of the Comcast Building, a 70-story tower built from 1931 to 1933. At the top, you have access to a spectacular observatory on the city of New York. You can see the Empire State Building of course, but you can also see […]

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Plus de 4 millions d'ouvrages sur ses étagères

Photos of the New York Public Library

The New York Public Library is New York’s great library, located in the heart of the city on Fifth Avenue. The building, which covers 60,000 square meters, is built in a style now considered the height of the Beaux-Arts style. This central library contains more than 4 million books, some of which are very rare, […]

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La statue de la Liberté a une infrastructure de fer et de cuivre

Photos of the cruise to the Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty, located on New York’s Liberty Island, was the first thing thousands of immigrants to the United States saw, arriving by boat. In her right hand, she holds a torch that symbolizes a guide for men. Her left hand holds a plaque representing the Declaration of Independence, on which is engraved the […]

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La cathédrale Saint-Patrick est de style néo-gothique

Photos of Saint Patrick’s Cathedral in New York

A highly symbolic monument for New Yorkers, Saint Patrick’s Cathedral is located in the Manhattan neighborhood, a few meters from Rockefeller Center. Its facade and main entrance face the chic and famous Fifth Avenue, at the corner of 50th Street. It is the largest Gothic Revival Catholic cathedral in North America. It is dedicated to […]

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Photos of the Empire State Building, the mythical skyscraper

The Empire State Building is an emblematic tourist site in New York: it is one of the highest (381 m) and most famous skyscrapers in the city. Its construction began in 1930, shortly after the stock market crash of 1929: at the time of its inauguration in 1931, its developers had the worst difficulties in […]

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L'église Trinity Church est l’œuvre de l’architecte Richard Upjohn

Photos of Trinity Church on Wall Street

Trinity Church, located on Wall Street in the Manhattan borough, is the work of the American architect Richard Upjohn, who designed it in a neo-Gothic style. When the church was consecrated on May 1, 1846 (Ascension Day), its neo-Gothic inspired spire, topped by a golden cross, dominated the urban panorama of lower Manhattan. Despite the […]

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Drapeau américain dans Grand Central Terminal

Photos of Grand Central Terminal in New York

Grand Central Terminal is the largest train station in the world and is definitely worth a visit on your trip to New York: 44 platforms serving 67 tracks make up this station located at the corner of 42nd Street and Park Avenue. In the huge hall of the station that measures 114 meters by 36, […]

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