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New York City - Upper East Side (PDF Chapter)
There are infinite ways to tackle this large, well-moneyed neighborhood. Begin with a walk south down Fifth Ave, starting at about 96th St. This will take you down storied Museum Mile, which is studded with vintage mansions and prestigious museums.
- spend a few hours (or weeks) wandering amid the priceless treasures, from mesmerizing Egyptian artifacts to Renaissance masterpieces, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
- walk the spiral ramps of Frank Lloyd Wright’s architectural masterpiece, the Guggenheim Museum
- gaze at the gilded masterpieces of Gustav Klimt at the Neue Galerie
- restaurants & bars
Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights: Guggenheim Museum, Metropolitan Museum of Art (MET) and more, Eating, Memorable Manhattan Movies Neighborhood Walk, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping and Sports & Activities.
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