In the shadow of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island was the
first stop for more than 12 million prospective immigrants between
1892 and 1954. The Ellis Island Immigration Centre now tells the
moving story of the "Peopling of America".
Opened in 1857, Central Park is 'New York's Garden', a massive
green space filled with a number of different amusements. Here you
can visit the Central Park Zoo or perhaps hire a rowboat for an
outing on the lake.
Home to a range of shops and buildings, but none better known
than the Empire State Building. Completed in 1931, the famous
102-storey symbol of New York is now its tallest
building, and the views from the platform at the top are
Sometimes referred to as the "Crossroads of the World", here
huge advertisements for world-famous brands and popular theatre
shows are all vying for attention amongst the neon lights and
enormous towers of the square - which also marks the edge of the
Actually a road running the entire length of Manhattan, the name
'Broadway' most commonly refers to the section in the heart of the
theatre district. Many of the world's most famous plays, including
Chicago, Jesus Christ Superstar and Wicked, originated here.