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The Most Interesting Historical Places in New York City

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Historical Places in New York City

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    Ellis Island , New York City
    Hear the tales of the 12 million immigrants who passed through Ellis Island when it served as the nation's busiest immigration inspection sta
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    St. Patrick's Cathedral , New York City
    Explore the interior of St. Patrick's Cathedral to witness its altars designed by Tiffany & Co, colorful stained-glass windows, and impressiv
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    The Met Cloisters , New York City
    One of the city's hidden gems, The Met Cloisters incorporates parts from five abbeys disassembled in Europe and reconstructed in New York bet
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    9/11 Memorial , New York City
    Commemorating the watershed event of recent American history, 9/11 Memorial marks the spot of the two World Trade Center buildings that were
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    St. Paul's Chapel , New York City
    The oldest surviving public church building in Manhattan, St. Paul's Chapel features a simple but comfortable interior, designed to encourage
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    The first step to finding accommodations in New York City is finding the right neighborhood. Manhattan, where most visitors end up, offers some of the most expensive rooms in the world, though there are lower-budget options, such as hostels with shared restrooms. Reduce your costs by basing yourself in one of the outer boroughs, but beware of low-end motels where you may end up sharing the premises with hourly customers. Alternatively, stay along the New Jersey shore, offering all the major chain hotels at considerably lower prices than their Manhattan equivalents.
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