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Meatpacking District, New York City

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Neighborhood Tourist Spot
Hip bars, restaurants, and boutique clothing shops dominate this reinvigorated historic neighborhood known as Meatpacking District. Officially called Gansevoort Market, the district formerly housed most of the city's meat distribution companies, but regrowth has made it one of the trendiest areas in the Big Apple. During the day visit exclusive boutique clothing stores, and at night visit the district's restaurants and clubs, keeping an eye out for celebrities. In this area you'll find the Ground Zero Museum Workshop, which exists to aid in the understanding of what happened during the terror attacks on September 11, 2001. The district is also home to the High Line, a park built on a raised railway line, which sits 11 m (35 ft) above the street. Meatpacking District is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, New York City Edition.
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  • Great market, restaurants, shopping and architecture. Artsy upscale area. Lots of interesting activity.  more »
  • Great neighborhood with lot pubs and clubs to hangout with friends. This place is crazy on Saturday night. There are long queues outsides clubs like brass monkey, Standard bar etc. so have prior reser...  more »
  • walk the high line over via the meat packing district Hudson river views restaurants , cafes, shops (clothing, shoes, trinkets, etc.)  more »