Travel Guide

Manhattan, New York City 



For most visitors to New York City, popular destinations in Manhattan include the city's major tourist attractions such as the Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, and Times Square. For others, it would also include some retail therapy at the well-known shopping streets and department stores. However, a visit to New York City would not be complete without at least a passing through to some of Manhattan's more interesting neighborhoods.

East Village, New York City

East Village by Beyond MY Ken

Neighborhoods in Downtown Manhattan
Among the neighborhoods in Downtown Manhattan is Greenwich Village, a colorful area of Manhattan that was once known for its bohemian culture. Another colorful neighborhood is East Village and during the 1960s and 1970s it was once the home of the counterculture movement. The history of Chinatown began more than 150 years ago when Chinese immigrants settled here and today home to a high concentration of Asians.

Greenwich Village, New York City

Greenwich Village by AudeVivere

Neighborhoods in Uptown Manhattan
Within Uptown Manhattan is the Upper East Side, an affluent neighborhood in New York City, where many of the residents have an average income that is greater than the U.S. national average. The Upper West Side is predominantly a residential neighborhood with many buildings constructed before the First World War. The Upper West Side is also the location of the American Museum of Natural History with one of the largest collections of natural exhibits in the world. Another neighborhood is Upper Manhattan, home for many ethnic communities including Latin Americans and African Americans.

Residence in the Upper East Side, New York City

Residences in the Upper East Side by Daniel Case


Visiting New York
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