Top 5 Hidden Spots In New York

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 New York is one of the most famous cities that a lot of tourist may want to visit. There are a lot of things to see in this beautiful city, but if you do not look closely, you may be missing some of the finest places that New York has for you.  A lot of  people may believe that this city has been explored inch by inch but that it is not true.

There are still some hidden gems that even the residents are not aware that such places exist.  We have uncovered some of these places and there are the hidden destinations in NYC. Do not bother looking for them in some guidebooks, you may never find them.

 

Berlin Wall In Paley Park

Berlin Wall In Paley Park

You would find this hidden spot hidden amongst the city’s office buildings on the East 53rd Street. This is indeed a place where history speaks. It has five sections of the Berlin Wall, with vivid mural creation on the western side and  12 feet high.  The Eastern side was designed to star as a blank concrete slab which reminds people of what happened during the Cold War.  It is located within the Paley Park, where a waterfall and oasis that is covered with ivy covered wall.

Central Park Waterfalls

Central Park Waterfalls

A lot of people are awed when they see the Central Park Waterfalls; this is because they are not even aware that such a place exits in NYC. This is one of the most tranquil and romantic spots in the park. The Lochs fall that is found on the Northern end of the park is surrounded by a stunning greenery and flowing rivers.

Manhattan Forest, Inwood

Manhattan Forest, Inwood

This is found along the Harlem River that is still untouched by man. Some people call it the Inwood Hill Park which is vestiges of the prehistoric Old New York.  You can find natural salt march, forest, caves and valleys of 196 acres. You can make use of a bike to move around.

Elevated Acre At 55 Water Street

Elevated Acre At 55 Water Street

Within the Financial District at 55 Water Street lies the Elevated Acre, this is an elevator that would take you to an area of lawn that is nestled between the famous skyscrapers. It houses a seven-tiered amphitheatre, a 50ft light sculpture and Brazilian hardwood boardwalk. From here you are seeing the amazing views of the skyline and Brooklyn Bridge.

La Plaza Cultural

La Plaza Cultural.jpg

The last place we would want you to visit is the La Plaza Cultural Armando Perez, this is a community garden that is serving the neighborhood for more than 25 years.  This is an unsung tourist destination hero that is unique with culture and art, theatre and entertaining features.  You may be surprised that these lovely destinations have been in New York for years and you have not been able to see them. It is still not too late to make a quick trip to any of these places and if you are coming to New York the first time, ask questions on how you can visit these places.

 

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