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New York It is the most populated city in the United States of America, one of the largest in the Americas and the world.
Since the late nineteenth century is one of the main centers of trade, finance and economy of the world. It is considered as a global city because of the heterogeneity of its culture. It is the city with the most nationalities on the planet. It brings together citizens from different countries of the world.
The tour begins touring west Manhattan, where you will enjoy views of the Hudson River and Harlem. This location from 1920 has been one of the largest centers of residence for many African-Americans and is currently estimated to make up the 72% of the population.
Harlem was the place where Martin Luther King and Malcolm X delivered numerous speeches that marked the Afro-American history of the country. These have served as eponyms for numerous boulevards. It is also considered the cradle of Jazz, housing among its streets a museum in homage to different musicians of this genre.
Then enter the Bronx, known as the salsa district, birthplace of the famed Jennifer Lopez and where the best-paid players of the Yankees team live.
Bronx attractions include Yankee Stadium, the Bronx Zoo and the New York Botanical Garden. It also includes two of the largest parks in the city, Pelham Bay and Van Cortlandt Park. It also highlights the 1520 Sedgwick Avenue, building named as the birthplace of hip hop.
In the Bronx, you will pass through Yankee Stadium, Fort Apache, the famous Grand Concord Avenue, and the South Bronx area, where graffiti and memorials of famous deceased gang members abound. They include the graffiti of Puerto Rican rapper BigPun.
The next stop will be at the Flushing Meadows Corona Park, where movies such as "Men in black" and "Come to America" were filmed. It is home to the New York Mets Stadium (Citi Field), the National Tennis Stadium (home of the US Open) and the Queens Museum, where "The panorama of the city of New York" is located. an incredible model of the city (measures 900 square meters).
The tour continues through Brooklyn, where you will visit the Jewish quarter of Williamsburg, considered the second largest Orthodox Jewish community in the world. You can easily appreciate the change of culture, language, religion, customs and lifestyle of its inhabitants.
From this point you will have one of the best views of New York and the famous Brooklyn Bridge, which is the oldest in the city. The tour ends by crossing the Manhattan Bridge (one of the most famous in the world), to finish in Chinatown enjoying good food and the joy of the place.