Best landmarks in New York

Check out the top landmarks in New York, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Central Park
1. Central Park
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1544 local reviews
Central Park, New York
Closed · Opens 6:00 AM
+1 212-310-6600
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Kyle
Located in Manhattan, Central Park is the nation's first major urban public space, attracting 25 million…
Mig
Located in Manhattan, Central Park is the nation's first major urban public space, attracting 25 million…
Bella (Isabel)
Located in Manhattan, Central Park is the nation's first major urban public space, attracting 25 million…
1. Central Park
1. Central Park
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1544 local reviews
Central Park, New York
Closed · Opens 6:00 AM
+1 212-310-6600
Kyle
Kyle
Located in Manhattan, Central Park is the nation's first major urban public space, attracting 25 million visitors every year. Covering 843…
Mig
Mig
Located in Manhattan, Central Park is the nation's first major urban public space, attracting 25 million visitors every year. Covering 843…
Bella (Isabel)
Bella (Isabel)
Located in Manhattan, Central Park is the nation's first major urban public space, attracting 25 million visitors every year. Covering 843…
2. Green-Wood Cemetery
2. Green-Wood Cemetery
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173 local reviews
500 25th St, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+1 718-768-7300
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Valeria
Within walking distance from the apt. A very cool (and a little creepy) place to get lost in. Founded in 1838…
Mehdi
Founded in 1838 and now a National Historic Landmark, Green-Wood was one of the first rural cemeteries in…
Ellis
Now a National Historic Landmark, this spectacular cemetery was founded in 1838. By the early 1860s, it had…
2. Green-Wood Cemetery
2. Green-Wood Cemetery
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173 local reviews
500 25th St, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+1 718-768-7300
Valeria
Valeria
Within walking distance from the apt. A very cool (and a little creepy) place to get lost in. Founded in 1838 and now a National Historic…
Mehdi
Mehdi
Founded in 1838 and now a National Historic Landmark, Green-Wood was one of the first rural cemeteries in America. By the early 1860s, it…
Ellis
Ellis
Now a National Historic Landmark, this spectacular cemetery was founded in 1838. By the early 1860s, it had earned an international…
3. Empire State Building
3. Empire State Building
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711 local reviews
Empire State Building, Manhattan
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Fisher
The Empire State Building boasts the most spectacular 360 views of the entire city. It’s an immersive…
Spazzino
The Empire State Building is the landmark for the Lincoln Harbor Yacht Club. Sit on your deck and take in the…
Kathy
Soaring more than a quarter of a mile above the heart of Manhattan, the Empire State Building is the World’s…
3. Empire State Building
3. Empire State Building
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711 local reviews
Empire State Building, Manhattan
Fisher
Fisher
The Empire State Building boasts the most spectacular 360 views of the entire city. It’s an immersive experience inside a world famous…
Spazzino
Spazzino
The Empire State Building is the landmark for the Lincoln Harbor Yacht Club. Sit on your deck and take in the view . The Empire State…
Kathy
Kathy
Soaring more than a quarter of a mile above the heart of Manhattan, the Empire State Building is the World’s Most Famous Office Building. It…
4. Apollo Theater
4. Apollo Theater
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499 local reviews
253 W 125th St, Manhattan
+1 212-531-5300
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John
The Apollo Theater is a music hall which is a noted venue for African-American performers. It was the home of…
Rossella
The Apollo Theater is one of the world's most iconic and enduring cultural landmarks. If you want to spend a…
Michelangelo
The Apollo Theater is one of the world's most iconic and enduring cultural landmarks. If you want to spend a…
4. Apollo Theater
4. Apollo Theater
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499 local reviews
253 W 125th St, Manhattan
+1 212-531-5300
John
John
The Apollo Theater is a music hall which is a noted venue for African-American performers. It was the home of Showtime at the Apollo, a…
Rossella
Rossella
The Apollo Theater is one of the world's most iconic and enduring cultural landmarks. If you want to spend a super fun night in NYC without…
Michelangelo
Michelangelo
The Apollo Theater is one of the world's most iconic and enduring cultural landmarks. If you want to spend a super fun night in NYC without…
5. Grand Central Terminal
5. Grand Central Terminal
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413 local reviews
89 E 42nd St, Manhattan
Open · Closes 2:00 AM
+1 212-340-2583
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Cathy
Train station - MetroNorth, regional - Google for schedules/destinations A NYC architectural landmark -…
National Historic Landmark, Grand Central has more than 40 retail stores including Starbucks, Apple Store and…
Kathy
Grand Central Terminal is one of the nation’s most historical landmarks. It has remained the busiest train…
5. Grand Central Terminal
5. Grand Central Terminal
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413 local reviews
89 E 42nd St, Manhattan
Open · Closes 2:00 AM
+1 212-340-2583
Cathy
Cathy
Train station - MetroNorth, regional - Google for schedules/destinations A NYC architectural landmark - gorgeous inside and has fantastic…
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National Historic Landmark, Grand Central has more than 40 retail stores including Starbucks, Apple Store and Shake Shack. An 8 minute…
Kathy
Kathy
Grand Central Terminal is one of the nation’s most historical landmarks. It has remained the busiest train station in the country. People…
6. Brooklyn Bridge
6. Brooklyn Bridge
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484 local reviews
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Etny
No mere river crossing, this span is an elegant reminder of New York’s history of architectural innovation…
Danielle
One of New York's noblest and most recognized landmarks, the Brooklyn Bridge stretches over the East River,…
Nels
Completed in 1883, Brooklyn Bridge has a main span of 1,595.5 feet (486.3 m) and was the first steel-wire…
6. Brooklyn Bridge
6. Brooklyn Bridge
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484 local reviews
Etny
Etny
No mere river crossing, this span is an elegant reminder of New York’s history of architectural innovation. When it opened in 1883, the…
Danielle
Danielle
One of New York's noblest and most recognized landmarks, the Brooklyn Bridge stretches over the East River, connecting Manhattan and…
Nels
Nels
Completed in 1883, Brooklyn Bridge has a main span of 1,595.5 feet (486.3 m) and was the first steel-wire suspension bridge constructed…
7. Sylvia's
7. Sylvia's
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257 local reviews
328 Malcolm X Blvd, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+1 212-996-0660
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Yoni
Harlem landmark serving generous helpings of Soul and Southern comfort food since 1962.
Molly
Harlem landmark serving generous helpings of Southern comfort food since 1962.
Toyin
Harlem landmark serving generous helpings of Southern comfort food since 1962.
7. Sylvia's
7. Sylvia's
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257 local reviews
328 Malcolm X Blvd, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+1 212-996-0660
Yoni
Yoni
Harlem landmark serving generous helpings of Soul and Southern comfort food since 1962.
Molly
Molly
Harlem landmark serving generous helpings of Southern comfort food since 1962.
Toyin
Toyin
Harlem landmark serving generous helpings of Southern comfort food since 1962.
8. Flatiron Building
8. Flatiron Building
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135 local reviews
175 5th Ave, Manhattan
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Etny
This 21-story Beaux Arts edifice once dominated midtown. Although it’s now dwarfed by other structures, when…
Danielle
This 21-story Beaux Arts edifice once dominated midtown. Although it’s now dwarfed by other structures, when…
Melissa
The Flatiron Building is one of the most famous historic landmarks in New York. The iconic twenty-one story…
8. Flatiron Building
8. Flatiron Building
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135 local reviews
175 5th Ave, Manhattan
Etny
Etny
This 21-story Beaux Arts edifice once dominated midtown. Although it’s now dwarfed by other structures, when it debuted in 1902, the…
Danielle
Danielle
This 21-story Beaux Arts edifice once dominated midtown. Although it’s now dwarfed by other structures, when it debuted in 1902, the…
Melissa
Melissa
The Flatiron Building is one of the most famous historic landmarks in New York. The iconic twenty-one story building, best known for its…
9. St. Patrick's Cathedral
9. St. Patrick's Cathedral
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61 local reviews
St. Patrick's Cathedral, Manhattan
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Carter
The Cathedral of St. Patrick (commonly called St. Patrick's Cathedral) is a decorated Neo-Gothic-style Roman…
Danielle
The Cathedral of St. Patrick (commonly called St. Patrick's Cathedral) is a decorated Neo-Gothic-style Roman…
Sarah
The Cathedral of St. Patrick is a decorated Neo-Gothic-style Roman Catholic cathedral church in the United…
9. St. Patrick's Cathedral
9. St. Patrick's Cathedral
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61 local reviews
St. Patrick's Cathedral, Manhattan
Carter
Carter
The Cathedral of St. Patrick (commonly called St. Patrick's Cathedral) is a decorated Neo-Gothic-style Roman Catholic cathedral church in…
Danielle
Danielle
The Cathedral of St. Patrick (commonly called St. Patrick's Cathedral) is a decorated Neo-Gothic-style Roman Catholic cathedral church in…
Sarah
Sarah
The Cathedral of St. Patrick is a decorated Neo-Gothic-style Roman Catholic cathedral church in the United States and a prominent landmark…
10. Washington Square Park
10. Washington Square Park
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497 local reviews
Washington Square Park, New York
Closed · Opens 6:00 AM
+1 212-639-9675
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Breath Beyond
Washington Square Park is a public park in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of Lower Manhattan, New York…
Stephanie
Beautiful 9.75-acre (39,500 m2) public park just 5 blocks away with a long tradition of celebrating…
Greg
One of the best known of New York City's 1,900 public parks, it is a landmark as well as a meeting place and…
10. Washington Square Park
10. Washington Square Park
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497 local reviews
Washington Square Park, New York
Closed · Opens 6:00 AM
+1 212-639-9675
Breath Beyond
Breath Beyond
Washington Square Park is a public park in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of Lower Manhattan, New York City. One of the best known of…
Stephanie
Stephanie
Beautiful 9.75-acre (39,500 m2) public park just 5 blocks away with a long tradition of celebrating nonconformity. It's a landmark as well…
Greg
Greg
One of the best known of New York City's 1,900 public parks, it is a landmark as well as a meeting place and center for cultural activity…
11. Katz's Delicatessen
11. Katz's Delicatessen
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446 local reviews
205 E Houston St, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+1 212-254-2246
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Carol
Ok not my cup of tea but it is a landmark and the food is BIG and you HAVE to go just to say you did --…
Jonathan
A NYC landmark and one of the most well-known delis, made famous by Rob Reiner's film, "When Harry Met Sally"…
Sara
Made famous by the movie When Harry Met Sally. A New York landmark known for their corned beef and pastrami…
11. Katz's Delicatessen
11. Katz's Delicatessen
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446 local reviews
205 E Houston St, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+1 212-254-2246
Carol
Carol
Ok not my cup of tea but it is a landmark and the food is BIG and you HAVE to go just to say you did -- brilliantly dismissive service too
Jonathan
Jonathan
A NYC landmark and one of the most well-known delis, made famous by Rob Reiner's film, "When Harry Met Sally". Yummy matzah ball soup.
Sara
Sara
Made famous by the movie When Harry Met Sally. A New York landmark known for their corned beef and pastrami sandwiches
12. Grand Army Plaza
12. Grand Army Plaza
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252 local reviews
Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn
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Celeste
Beautiful area of Brooklyn to explore nice architecture, cafes and shops. One of Brooklyn Landmarks and…
H. Erin
Impressive arch landmark with sculpture, fountain, and a bustling Saturday farmers' market. You can enter…
Aisha
One of my favorite landmarks and just south across the street is Prospect Park and the green market on…
12. Grand Army Plaza
12. Grand Army Plaza
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252 local reviews
Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn
Celeste
Celeste
Beautiful area of Brooklyn to explore nice architecture, cafes and shops. One of Brooklyn Landmarks and Entry Gate to the Prospect Park,…
H. Erin
H. Erin
Impressive arch landmark with sculpture, fountain, and a bustling Saturday farmers' market. You can enter Prospect Park from here.
Aisha
Aisha
One of my favorite landmarks and just south across the street is Prospect Park and the green market on Saturdays.