New York City - Harlem & Upper Manhattan (PDF Chapter)
This is the Harlem & Upper Manhattan chapter from Lonely Planet’s New York City guidebook.
The top half of Manhattan is a lot of territory to cover, with numerous points of interest a dis-tance away from one another and no subways to take you across town. So pick a neighborhood and explore.
- explore the fine artistry and hidden treasures inside the gloriously epic yet still-unfinished Cathedral Church of St John the Divine, the largest house of worship in the US
- take a fantastical journey into the Middle Ages at the Cloisters Museum & Gardens, replete with Flemish tapestries and other medieval masterpieces
- catch cutting-edge exhibitions from the Latin American diaspora at El Museo del Barrio in East Harlem
- restaurants & bars
Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Sports & Activities.
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