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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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    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
    Tours from $20
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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
    Tours from $29
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    The huge Episcopal cathedral, The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine is still unfinished. The cathedral, begun in 1892 and first fully o
    Tours from $29
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    Trinity Church , New York City
    A pillar of the community in lower Manhattan, Trinity Church has played an integral part in New York history from the Revolutionary War to pr
    Tours from $19
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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
    Tours from $25
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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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