Things to Do For Valentine’s Day in New York

The tradition of celebrating Valentine’s Day started in the former Soviet Union nearly two decades ago and has managed to firmly take roots ever since. Young people are happy to give each other cards, gifts and try to surprise each other before confessing their love.

On this day, lovers around the world exchange touching gifts and cards. If you are preparing for a romantic date with your partner, or just want to have a big party with friends in honour of the holiday, thinking about where to go is prerequisite.

New York is one of the largest cities in the world, located on the Atlantic coast, at the mouth of the Hudson River. Life remains in full swing from dusk till dawn and it is a city of contrasts and temptations. It seems to have everything and, not surprisingly, New York City streets are always filled with tourists from all around the world.

Keep reading to learn bout the different places to see and things to do for Valentine’s Day if you are in New York.


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    Fifth Avenue - one street in New York, which is worth visiting. Without checking out fifth avenue you will not get a comprehensive impression of this city. St. Patrick's Cathedral, Guggenheim Museum, Public Library, Rockefeller Centre and the Metropolitan Museum of Art are all located nearby.

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    Be sure to go to Central Park - a green island in the middle of the concrete jungle. Almost everything it has is man-made because of which a lot of people come to the park daily. There are several artificial lakes, walking paths, lawns and playing courts for tennis and volleyball respectively. Moreover, you can also ride a luxury coach and swim in the lake on the Venetian gondola.

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    You can walk across the Brooklyn Bridge with your partner at your side. This is one of the oldest suspension bridges in the States and from here, you can also sail to Staten Island through a ferry to see the Statue of Liberty.

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    New York is also a culinary capital of the world. In this city, there are around 25,000 restaurants and you should have no trouble in planning a dinner date at any one of these restaurants.

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