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The Big Apple is easily one of the world’s most famous cities among tourists from elsewhere in the U.S. and abroad. Celebrated for its diverse range of people, food, and attractions, New York City has no shortage of exciting things to see and do. Of course, this city is huge—so how do you decide what sites to visit? That’s easy! Let us help.

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1. Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art dates back to 1870 and is the largest museum in the United States. The Met, as it’s often dubbed, is the third-most visited museum on the planet. The museum’s permanent collections include as many as two-million pieces of art. The museum organizes its holdings in numerous collections that include the American Wing, Egyptian Art, Greek and Roman Art, Ancient Near Eastern Art, and more. Whether you’re interested in fashion history or pottery from pre-Columbian Central America, you’ll find a plethora of objects to satisfy your artistic or historic interests.

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