the big apple has plenty of them!!! landmarks in new york go with broadway and times square. new york city is a town that has grown with america, and possesses a rich group of landmarks and great attractions. landmarks define a city, and new york is no exception. the big apple is host to so many world-renowned sights and structures that its residents almost take them for granted sometimes. from the obvious, such as ellis island and the world trade center, to fixtures such as rockefeller center and lincoln center, to extraordinary places like the bronx zoo and saint patrick's cathedral, new york is full of landmarks worthy of visiting. from the shopping and theaters in times square to the maritime environment of south street seaport, new york city offers a huge selection from which to base your travel or weekend plans around.
when you first encounter new york, whether for the first time or after a time away, it can be overwhelming. it can look fierce, inhuman and hard, intimidating in its enormity and complexity. the sheer magnitude of the built environment gives the impression that the city is a vast machine that has been growing, evolving, adapting over centuries. and it is. but all those buildings and asphalt, they're the work of people. it's all made of people —— everyone who lives here, and everyone past who's left a mark, great or small, right on the city itself.