Secrets of NYC
Samuel Paley Park is one of Secrets of NYC.

1. Samuel Paley Park

3 E 53rd St (Fifth Ave), New York City, NY
Park · Midtown East · 32 tips and reviews

nycgonycgo: Nestled in a small Midtown plaza is an unexpected piece of history: five sections of the Berlin Wall have been on display here since 1990. Mehr erfahren.

The New York Earth Room is one of Secrets of NYC.

2. The New York Earth Room

141 Wooster St (btw Prince St and Houston St), New York City, NY
Kunstgalerie · SoHo · 31 tips and reviews

nycgonycgo: Ring a nondescript buzzer and ascend far above the SoHo streets to a quiet, meditative room filled entirely with dirt. Here, 3,600 square feet of floor space is covered with 280,000 pounds of earth. Mehr erfahren.

Bike and Roll Governors Island is one of Secrets of NYC.

3. Bike and Roll Governors Island

Andes Rd (btw Barry Rd & Quadrangle Rd), New York City, NY
Fahrradladen · Governors Island · 2 tips and reviews

nycgonycgo: On Fridays through October 8, you can borrow a bike for up to an hour for free as part of Bike and Roll's Free Bike Fridays. Mehr erfahren.

Staten Island Museum is one of Secrets of NYC.

4. Staten Island Museum

75 Stuyvesant Pl (Wall Street), Staten Island, NY
Geschichtsmuseum · St. George · 13 tips and reviews

nycgonycgo: Special features here include the Hall of Natural Science's Cabinet of Curiosities, home to bizarre wonders of nature (such as a four-legged chicken preserved in a jar and glow-in-the-dark rocks). Mehr erfahren.

St. George Theatre is one of Secrets of NYC.

5. St. George Theatre

35 Hyatt St, Staten Island, NY
Theater · St. George · 16 tips and reviews
Grand Central Terminal is one of Secrets of NYC.

6. Grand Central Terminal

87 E 42nd St (btwn Vanderbilt & Park Ave), New York City, NY
Bahnhof · Midtown East · 1252 tips and reviews
New York City Marble Cemetery is one of Secrets of NYC.

7. New York City Marble Cemetery

60 E 2nd St (btwn 1st & 2nd Ave), New York City, NY
Friedhof · East Village · 9 tips and reviews

nycgonycgo: The cemetery gate, located at the end of a narrow alley leading from Second Avenue, is unlocked to visitors only for a few hours on the 4th Sunday of each month from April to October. Mehr erfahren.

Staten Island Tugboat Graveyard is one of Secrets of NYC.

8. Staten Island Tugboat Graveyard

Rossville, New York City, NY
Hafen · South Shore · 4 tips and reviews

nycgonycgo: This swampy patch of the Arthur Kill Road waterway is the final resting place for dozens of abandoned boats. The gravesite can be found via a makeshift path off Arthur Kill Road near Rossville Avenue. Mehr erfahren.

Pomander Walk is one of Secrets of NYC.

9. Pomander Walk

New York City, NY
Wohngegend · 4 tips and reviews

nycgonycgo: 27 buildings resembling Tudor homes with colorful doors, shutters and timber frames grace this gated street that's tucked away on the Upper West Side, nearly completely out of view to passersby. Mehr erfahren.

Golden's Kosher Deli & Restaurant is one of Secrets of NYC.

10. Golden's Kosher Deli & Restaurant

2845 Richmond Ave (at Kmart Shopping Center), Staten Island, NY
Feinkost / Weinkeller · Heartland Village · 3 tips and reviews

nycgonycgo: Originally bought as a backyard playground for his kids, Ray Pannone's 1936 subway car was instead placed in his diner. The only restaurant with a real NYC subway car as part of its decor. Mehr erfahren.

Central Park Zoo is one of Secrets of NYC.

11. Central Park Zoo

Central Park (btwn E 63rd & E 65th St), New York City, NY
Zoo · Central Park · 215 tips and reviews
Literary Walk is one of Secrets of NYC.

12. Literary Walk

65th St. (6th Ave.), New York City, NY
Skulpturengarten · Central Park · 8 tips and reviews

nycgonycgo: So called because it's lined with statues of writers William Shakespeare, Robert Burns, Sir Walter Scott and Fitz-Greene Halleck—and Christopher Columbus, often referred to here as "the odd man out." Mehr erfahren.

Strawberry Fields is one of Secrets of NYC.

13. Strawberry Fields

Central Park West (at W 72nd St), New York City, NY
Gedenkstätte · Central Park · 141 tips and reviews
Belvedere Castle is one of Secrets of NYC.

14. Belvedere Castle

79th Street (at Central Park), New York City, NY
Burg · Central Park · 67 tips and reviews

nycgonycgo: Designed by Calvert Vaux in the 1860s as a lookout point for the Great Lawn to the north and the Ramble to the south. Now home to the Henry Luce Nature Observatory. Mehr erfahren.

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir is one of Secrets of NYC.

15. Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir

Central Park (btwn 85th & 96th St.), New York City, NY
See · Central Park · 105 tips and reviews

nycgonycgo: Originally built as a backup to the NYC's main water supply, the reservoir now serves as an ecological sanctuary that houses more than 20 species, including herons, egrets, loons, coots, wood ducks. Mehr erfahren.

Huddlestone Arch is one of Secrets of NYC.

16. Huddlestone Arch

East Dr., New York City, NY
Aussichtspunkt · Central Park · 2 tips and reviews

nycgonycgo: Built from enormous uncut boulders—one of which is said to weigh 100 tons—Central Park's Huddlestone Arch is supported not by mortar, concrete or metal but by gravity and friction alone. Mehr erfahren.

The Charles A. Dana Discovery Center is one of Secrets of NYC.

17. The Charles A. Dana Discovery Center

36 W 110th St (btw Lenox & 5th Ave), New York City, NY
Andere Naturgebiete · Central Park · 3 tips and reviews

nycgonycgo: There is catch-and-release fishing Tuesday through Sunday from April to October of each year. Mehr erfahren.

New York Public Library – Belmont Library & Enrico Fermi Cultural Center is one of Secrets of NYC.

18. New York Public Library – Belmont Library & Enrico Fermi Cultural Center

610 E 186th St (at Hughes Ave.), Bronx, NY
Bibliothek · Belmont · 3 tips and reviews

nycgonycgo: Fittingly, the branch of the NYPL in The Bronx's Little Italy features Italian-language newspapers, books, videos and other materials that chronicle and illuminate the Italian-American experience. Mehr erfahren.

Van Cortlandt Park is one of Secrets of NYC.

19. Van Cortlandt Park

Broadway (W. 242nd St.), Bronx, NY
Park · Van Cortlandt Park · 57 tips and reviews

nycgonycgo: This sprawling park boasts the nation's first public golf course, which opened in 1895. It offers rolling hills, well-placed water and trees and a 600-yard-plus hole that will challenge anyone. Mehr erfahren.

Socrates Sculpture Park is one of Secrets of NYC.

20. Socrates Sculpture Park

3205 Vernon Blvd (at Broadway), Long Island City, NY
Skulpturengarten · 70 tips and reviews

nycgonycgo: Once an abandoned landfill, in the 1980s this area was turned into an open studio and exhibition space for artists, as well as a neighborhood park. Mehr erfahren.

Brooklyn Heights Promenade is one of Secrets of NYC.

21. Brooklyn Heights Promenade

Columbia Heights (btwn Remsen & Orange), Brooklyn, NY
Park · Brooklyn Heights · 186 tips and reviews
EHS St. George Residence is one of Secrets of NYC.

22. EHS St. George Residence

100 Henry St (at Clark St), Brooklyn, NY
Studentenwohnheim · Brooklyn Heights · 16 tips and reviews

nycgonycgo: No longer a hotel, in its heyday in the early 20th century, it was the largest one in NYC. It boasted the largest indoor saltwater swimming pool in the country, replete with a spring-fed waterfall. Mehr erfahren.

Fraunces Tavern Museum is one of Secrets of NYC.

23. Fraunces Tavern Museum

54 Pearl St (Broad St), New York City, NY
Geschichtsmuseum · Financial District · 27 tips and reviews

nycgonycgo: The site of George Washington's farewell to his officers in 1783 is Manhattan's oldest surviving structure. Fraunces Tavern is New York's only museum dedicated to American Revolutionary War history. Mehr erfahren.

24. Luna Park

1000 Surf Ave (at W 10th St), Brooklyn, NY
Freizeitpark · Coney Island · 92 tips and reviews