New York City - Upper East Side (PDF Chapter)

New York City - Upper East Side (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Upper East Side chapter from Lonely Planet’s New York City guide-book.

There are infinite ways to tackle this large, well-heeled neighborhood. Start early if you can – visiting the Metropolitan Museum of Art alone can easily take up an entire morning. Pop into Central Park and join the hordes picnicking or lying about Cedar Hill.

  • spend a few hours (or weeks) wandering amid the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s priceless treasures, from mesmerizing Egyptian artifacts to Renaissance masterpieces
  • maps
  • walk the spiral ramp of Frank Lloyd Wright’s iconic Guggenheim Museum on the trail of its latest installation of modern art
  • transport
  • gaze at the lush, gilded paintings of Gustav Klimt at the Neue Galerie, followed up by a leisurely lunch of Viennese specialties at the museum’s elegant cafe
  • restaurants & bars

Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Sports & Activities.


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