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West Point Academy10.09.17

West Point Academy

West Point Academy

The oldest military academy in the United States, one of the four major academies in the world.
Introduction of scenic spots
West Point is the first military school in the United States, more than 200 years to build a large number of military personnel, created a large number of politicians, scientists and entrepreneurs, the most famous is the 34th president of the United States Eisenhower and General Patton.
Visit the school need to make an appointment, take the electric battery along the way guide will introduce the historical tradition of West Point military Academy and the daily life of military students. The cannon at the river, the statue of Eisenhower and General Patton holding a telescope at the West Point Library are all memorable places to be photographed. Facing the Hudson River in West Point, there stands a battle monument commemorating the dead in the American Civil War. In the Church of the past hundred years, the banner of the Legion of Honor was hoisted in every battle. The Army Museum can learn about the history of the U.S. Army, a souvenir shop in the museum, and military fans should not miss it.
Special Tips
1. Visits to West Point need to advance appointment, contact: Mailbox Admissions@usma. edu, tel: +1-845-9385760.
2. Visitors over the age of 16 are required to provide identification of valid photographs, such as passports and valid driver’s licenses.
3. If you drive to, you need to pay attention to the town of West Point speed limit 35mile, speeding may face high fines.

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Broadway10.09.17

Broadway

Broadway

The birthplace of New York’s famous boulevard, the American theater and musical theatre, the entertainment center of the song and Dance Arts.
Introduction of scenic spots
Broadway is an important north-south road to the New York, known for its crowds of opera houses. Broadway is the most lively, most crowded place is with Times Square intersection, every day here theaters will be the classic opera “Phantom of the Opera”, “Lion King”, “bad witch” and so on.
In addition to Xiacheng District, New York’s streets are flat vertical, with only Broadway crooked from the Riverside docks of Manhattan’s Xiacheng District, through the bustling downtown and quiet residences, through skyscrapers and lined walkways, to the vast hinterland of the northwest New York State.
Visit Guide:
Want to take a good stroll this avenue can be the center of Times Square, the southernmost end of the road is Battery Park, which has a famous Fort Clinton, from here to enter the Broadway Avenue. On Broadway There are Wall Street copper bulls representing New York’s financial industry, and copper cows pass through federal buildings, New York City halls and Chinatown. Times Square is a Columbus Circle North, and this is the Central Park, which passes through the Upper West side of the rich to reach the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.
Special Tips
1. Tickets can be purchased through the website of the repertoire, or purchased from the New York government website at www. nycgo. com, and want a good position to buy one months or half a month ahead of schedule.
2. Every afternoon the ticket office (TKTS) at Times Square will be sold at a very low price for the remainder of the day.
3. When watching the performance, the handset should be tuned to mute mode, which prohibits taking pictures or photographing.

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Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum10.07.17

The world’s largest naval museum, close contact with aircraft carriers.
Introduction of scenic spots
The intrepid Sea, air and Space Museum includes the intrepid aircraft carrier, USS Growler and various military fighters, helicopter gunships, Coast Guard helicopters, anti-aircraft guns and torpedoes. The huge aircraft carrier docked on the shore and became a beautiful landscape on the Hudson River.

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

A simple security check is required before entering the museum, and the main entrance is the deck layer of the aircraft carrier’s lower hangar. The hangar deck, above the flight deck, is connected by elevators that can be transported quickly from the bottom cabin hangar to the flight deck. On the left of the flight deck is the ship Island, which is the command center of the aircraft carrier, the conning tower, the flight control room, the navigation room, the radar Antenna Communication center are located in the Ship Island. The decks were full of fighters and helicopters, and military fans were sure to know the model of the military aircraft.
USS Growler is the only submarine in the world that can launch missiles for visitors. Because the space inside the submarine is extremely narrow, only 20 people are allowed to visit each time. The internal metal machine, the operating table, the missile inspection module are worth seeing.
Special Tips
1. If you need to enter the submarine health, claustrophobic patients are not suitable to enter. No food, drinks, big bags, backpacks and baby carriages are allowed to enter.
2. All visitors under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult to visit the museum and no adult will be allowed to enter the museum.
3. The museum provides voice navigation services for $5 for the first time, followed by an additional voice navigation service of $4 each. In addition to English, there are Spanish, Italian, French, Japanese, Chinese and German.

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Ground Zero10.07.17

The site of the World Trade Center, which collapsed in the 911 terrorist attacks, is a touching place of remembrance.

Ground Zero

Ground Zero

Introduction of scenic spots
Zero is the site of the Twin towers of the World Trade Center in Manhattan. The base of the original building is the ground zero, two large four square sink-type pool called “reflective pool”, around the name of nearly 3,000 victims, visitors are quiet and solemn.
Special Tips
You can also visit the museum and museums in the outside.

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Chinatown10.06.17

The largest Chinese community in New York, where Chinese food is gathered, experiences a home tradition in exotic places.
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Chinatown

Chinatown

Chinatown is also called Chinatown. Walking in the bustling streets you can hear Chinese dialects, shops are familiar with the Chinese, there are more than 200 Chinese restaurants, all over the flavor of a total to meet your stomach, Lin Zexu and Confucius Statues also show the Chinese culture.
Of course, the most festive moment of Chinatown is the Spring Festival every year, the shops along the street will hang red light cage, new morning dance dragon and lion performance lively, attracting tourists from all over the world.

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Wall Street10.06.17

The World Financial Center is marked with bronze cattle statues.
Introduction of scenic spots
Wall Street was home to major U.S. financial institutions, and after 911 many institutions moved away, mostly to homes, but the long narrow streets of skyscrapers were still popular destinations.

Wall Street

Wall Street

Tour route:
Along the Wall Street number east, the 1th Wall Street is the New York Bank building (the former Owen Trust Bank building). The 11th is the New York Stock Exchange, and number 14th is the American Bank Building, and Wall Street 23rd was originally a J.P. Morgan building and has now been converted to an apartment.
Continue to walk east to Wall Street No. 37th, originally a U.S. trust company, the United States Chase Bank, and now the rental of residential. On the forward Wall Street 40th is the Trump Building, the Manhattan Trust Bank. Wall Street No. 45th is the original Toronto Road Bank and is now home.
The 48th Wall Street, formerly the New York Bank headquarters, is now the American Financial Museum. Wall Street number 60th is the Deutsche Bank Building/JP Morgan Tower. Wall Street No. 63rd was originally a Brown Brothers Harriman Trust Building and is now home. The last Wall Street number 111th is the Citibank building.
Special Tips
The famous Wall Street copper bull was originally placed in front of the New York Stock Exchange, but is being packed every day by tourists, and is now being moved to the Bowling Green Park near Wall Street, about 10 minutes from Wall Street to the south.

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United Nations10.05.17

United Nations

United Nations

World Political Center, matchbox-shaped Secretariat building and the flag of more than 200 member States.
Introduction of scenic spots
The land at United Nations Headquarters is the international territory and consists of four buildings in the Secretariat Building, the conference hall building, the General Assembly Hall and the Hammarskjöld Library. The visit needs to be booked in advance, the “knot pistol” sculpture in the square symbolizes the peace aspiration of the people of the world. Postcards can be purchased at souvenir shops and stamped with the United Nations postmark.
Visits to the building need to be checked, and the Assembly Hall of the Parliament building is the place where representatives of United Nations Member States vote and where the highest rate of mirrors is at United Nations Headquarters. The council chamber is much smaller than the General Assembly Hall. The corridor wall of the building is hung with pictures of the secretaries-General and can be photographed outside the guardrail. After visiting the corridor, we can visit the hall, which is the largest room in the United Nations, with various gifts from member States.
Special Tips
1. Every day, guided tours are arranged at United Nations Headquarters, with Chinese guides, but only once a week, in advance of the official website to check the Chinese tour time. The starting point of the guided tour is in the public lobby of the General Assembly and explaining the work of the United Nations and related organizations to visitors.
2. Some of the parliamentary venues may be closed due to the closure of the meeting, and visitors are required to be prepared.
3. Visitors to the United Nations Headquarters shall not wear sleeveless clothes and shorts, and no liquids shall enter, and large packages need to be deposited.

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Guggenheim Museum10.05.17

Guggenheim Museum

Guggenheim Museum

The famous private modern art Museum of the world has a peculiar appearance of the white spiral structure.
Introduction of scenic spots
The white spiral appearance of the Guggenheim Museum was designed by the renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright, who visited the route from the six floor to the rotating staircase. The museum exhibits mainly contemporary works of art, most notably Van Gogh and Picasso’s authentic.
The New York Museum is Solomon. R·, the largest of the Guggenheim Foundation, is close to Central Park and Metropolitan Museum. A layer of souvenir shops that can buy costumes, crafts and books full of design.
Special Tips
1. Every Saturday 17:45-19:45 can pay arbitrary fares to visit, the proposed fare of $10, the last booking time of 19:15, 17:15 began to line up, then the museum gate will be lined up a long line, recommended to go ahead, winter pay attention to keep warm.
2. Download and install the museum’s official app to get the latest exhibition information.
3. The hall is not allowed to use self-portrait shots.

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Rockefeller Center10.03.17

The famous New York skyscraper overlooks the panoramic view of Manhattan and the Empire State Building overlooking the distance.

Rockefeller Center

Rockefeller Center

Introduction of scenic spots
The Rockefeller Center, a complex of 19 commercial buildings, is located on the 70 floor of the famous Mountain View Terrace, a good place to overlook Manhattan’s skyline after the Empire State Building. The centre is equipped with shopping malls and restaurants, and NBC Radio also settles in it. The street garden for people to take a nap will also hold exhibitions regularly.
Each year at the end of November to early December, in the Rockefeller Center square will be lit New York the largest Christmas tree to meet the arrival of Christmas. Christmas Tree lighting activity is a small carnival, visitors from all over the world will be gathered in the square, the same afternoon began, there will be famous singers and actors on the open-air stage free performance.
Special Tips
The Christmas tree light activity day, nearby streets will be closed, because the ceremony is very many people, advised to go early and prepare for cold.

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American Museum of Natural History10.03.17

One of the world’s largest museum of natural history, the film “The Museum of Wonderful Night” framing.
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The American Museum of Natural History has a history of more than more than 100 years, and one can see two giant dinosaur skeletons resurrected in the magical night of the museum. Here is a collection of specimens and fossils, covering the beginning of the birth of the earth to the entire history of human civilization evolution.

American Museum of Natural History

American Museum of Natural History

Hayden Planetarium
Including the astronomical library and the Space Theatre.
Ocean Pavilion
More than 400 species of fish are on display, the most eye-catching is a 29-metre-long giant blue whale model hanging in the air.
Meteorite Museum
A large number of meteorites, ores, and precious gems are exhibited, and a meteorite weighing 34 tons can be touched by hand.
Dinosaur Museum
Up to 20 meters of thunder, Tyrannosaurus rex, etc. can be found here, the most special is the display just from the eggshell hatched small original horn specimen.
Special Tips

1. There is a cloakroom between the museum floor and the second floor, where visitors can deposit clothing, backpacks and umbrellas for a fee of $2.
2. Unless a camera is stated in the museum, it is generally available or a flashlight (except the theatre) is not allowed, but the use of a tripod is not available.
3. The museum has a free tour, guided by the guide, daily in English, the time is 10:15, 11:15, 12:15, 13:15, 14:15 and 15:15. The Chinese guided tour is a collection of North American mammal Halls located on the first floor, at 13:30 every Friday.
4. The elderly and students need to take vouchers to purchase concessionary tickets.

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