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Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine
#43 of 479 Sights & Landmarks in New York City
Rather than join the queues at the usual well known sites (Empire State Building, Top of the Rock, One World Observatory, etc), we decided to do the Vertical Tour of Cathedral of St John the Divine.
This is a magical site in NYC. 13 acres of park and neo-gothic architecture in Manhattan that is open to the public for strolls, architectural tours, and relaxation.
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Columbia University
#47 of 479 Sights & Landmarks in New York City
The University's Morningside Heights home is a rare, inspiring blend of beauty, history, community, splendid architecture, national landmarks, international diversity, renowned intellectualism.... and New York City.
The main campus is spacious and there are little cafés inside as well as famous sights such as Alma Mater and the library.
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Riverside Church
#56 of 479 Sights & Landmarks in New York City
The wood pews are surprisingly comfortable with great views of the pulpit throughout.
I was invited to this Landmark church for a concert by the Mexican composer Juan Pablo Contreras.
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General Grant National Memorial
#70 of 479 Sights & Landmarks in New York City
Commonly referred to as Grant's Tomb, it was completed in 1897 with 150-foot soaring domed ceilings, 8,000 tons of white marble and granite and sweeping river views.
On river view side, opposite a church this place is hidden amongst a park and is excellent to learn about wars, veterans.. and way beyond one’s wildest imagination as I went in without any idea from tour books or...
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Peace Fountain - Friedensbrunnen
#190 of 479 Sights & Landmarks in New York City
Saint Paul Chapel
#209 of 479 Sights & Landmarks in New York City
Church of Saint Joseph of the Holy Family
#216 of 479 Sights & Landmarks in New York City
Tom's Diner
#235 of 479 Sights & Landmarks in New York City
Firemen's Memorial
#318 of 479 Sights & Landmarks in New York City
Beautiful stone monument with a majestic stair down to Riverside Park, great views of the Hudson River.
Corpus Christi Church
#359 of 479 Sights & Landmarks in New York City
The Jewish Theological Seminary
#403 of 479 Sights & Landmarks in New York City