To explore New York is quite possible being within a very limited budget. Many of the city’s iconic attractions that come to mind when mentioning the Big Apple can be visited for a modest fee. To save money, do not choose a fairly expensive bus excursion tours. It is better to conduct a small study and go to the subjugation of the metropolis on their own two.
Our modest guide will tell you how to make a cultural minimum program without paying more than $ 25 for each of its items.
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Cost: $ 6
There is no park in New York more famous than the emerald heart of Manhattan, Central Park. The best way to enjoy its beauty in full for one visit is to ride it on a bicycle. Take a two-wheeled horse for rent and spend a few hours visiting the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir, Bethesda Fountain, Strawberry Fields and other popular places. Do not forget to ask the castle so that you can park your bike and walk on foot.
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Grand Central Terminal
Cost: $ 9
The Grand Central Terminal is the historic landmark of the city. It boasts a painted ceiling, echoing the starry sky, an impressive clock that can not be missed, and an elegant building designed in the style of Bozar. In this case, you have a choice: to admire the magnificent architecture yourself, or to rent headphones and listen to a special audiothour, during which you will learn interesting facts about the building and the history of its creation.
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The 9/11 Memorial Museum
Cost: $ 15
Two twin pools, located on the site of the former One World Trade Center towers, serve as a gloomy reminder of the tragedy that forever changed the world on September 11, 2001. A visit to the memorial is an indispensable part of the route for any traveler exploring New York. To get the most from this visit, it is worth to join the 45-minute walking tour, which guides the museums 9/11. They will tell you about the architectural significance of the pools, as well as share little-known facts about the memorial. And descent into the museum itself is not at all difficult to describe in words.
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The New York Botanical Garden
Cost: $ 20
Let me introduce you to the place where the seasons have virtually no power. Crossing the threshold of the Botanical Garden, you will forget that you are in the Bronx. The Paradise Garden of 250 acres is filled with flora and fauna from around the world. Here you can easily spend the whole day exploring vast areas and amazing plants, many of which you will not find in this part of the US.
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New-York Historical Society
Cost: $ 20
The fans of history will definitely like it in the Historical Society – the oldest museum in New York. Here you can go back in time, looking at a stunning collection of artifacts from different eras, for example, Tiffany lamps, Victorian toys and games, vintage cars and signed copies of the Proclamation on the Release of Slaves, the Thirteenth Amendment and the Constitution.
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American Museum of Natural History
Price: $ 21.99
If you ask what museum in New York you can not avoid visiting, knowledgeable people will surely be called the Natural History Museum, home to dinosaurs, mummies and many other interesting things. The catch here is that if you want to visit additional exhibitions or a planetarium, you will have to pay more than $ 22 and go beyond the budget set by us. But it’s worth it, so think about it, if somewhere in you there is still a small naturalist who can not wait to solve so many mysteries of nature as it is possible at all.
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Price: $ 25
The magnificent museum, located on the eastern edge of the Central Park, attracts locals and tourists with its encyclopedic collection of works of art, such as alabaster beads created in the 8th millennium BC, the famous Egyptian galleries, richly decorated medieval altars, as well as objects of art of the nearest to us epochs. In addition, by purchasing a ticket to Met on Fifth Avenue, you also get access to 2 subsidiary museums, Met Breuer and Met Cloisters, which makes the purchase three times more profitable.