Lower Manhattan, New York City

Lower Manhattan, also known as Downtown Manhattan, is the southernmost part of Manhattan, the central borough for business, culture, and government in the City of New York, which itself originated at the southern tip of Manhattan Island in 1624.
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  • This is a great area of town to get off the subway or out of a taxi and walk around. From the Woolworth Building to Trinity church and the charging bull there are sights to be seen at every turn. If y...  more »
  • Definitely Lower Manhattan is one of the best in Ny. Board a cruise on the Hudson so that we can make some truly spectacular picture =)
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  • I like Lower Manhattan the best. It has more diversity and history than most of the rest of Manhattan. Everything is very close and accessible.  more »

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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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