Travel Guide

Manhattan, New York City 



Manhattan is a shopper's paradise and definitely the destination for those in need of retail therapy. The shopping experience in Manhattan ranges from the upscale department stores to the humble but lively street markets.  Whether you are shopping for the latest in fashion or souvenir from New York City, Manhattan has it all when it comes to shopping.

Shopping Districts
Major shopping destinations in Manhattan include the premier shopping districts of Fifth Avenue and Madison Avenue. Plenty of retailers to shop around here including department stores, discount stores, and designer stores from the major brands. When it comes to jewelry, then it has to be the Diamond District, where there are more than 2,600 businesses involved in the diamond and jewelry business. Furthermore, some of the best deals for jewelry in New York City are in the Diamond District that is if you are willing to haggle.

Manhattan's Fifth Avenue, New York City

Fifth Avenue by Marblewonder

Department Stores & Discount Stores
Well-known department stores in Manhattan include Macy's at Fifth Avenue and Bloomingdale's at Third Avenue, both selling a wide range of merchandise. Department stores for fashion include Bergdorf Goodman, Sak’s Fifth Avenue, and Lord & Taylor. There are also several discount stores in Manhattan selling designer clothes and other fashion items for less than the retail price. Among the major discount stores are Syms, Century 21, Gabay’s Outlet, and Loehmann's.

Macys Department Store, New York City

Macy's Department Store by PlusMinus

The Hell's Kitchen Flea Market is among the well-known and popular flea markets in Manhattan. Located near the Port Authority Bus Terminal (PABT), the flea market offers plenty of antiques and vintage items. Among the farmers' markets in Manhattan is the Union Square Farmer's Market, offering varieties of fresh local produce including fruits and vegetables. There are also a number of holiday markets in Manhattan (usually held during the winter months) and includes locations at Union Square, Columbus Circle, and Grand Central Terminal.

Christmas market in Grand Central Terminal, New York City

Christmas market in Grand Central Terminal by Deror avi


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