Popular Accommodations in Manhattan
Highlights in Manhattan
- Holidays in New York
- Upper part of town
- Central Park
- Shopping on Fifth Avenue
- American Museum of Natural History
Most popular in Manhattan
Vacation rentals in Manhattan
Manhattan is the economic and administrative center of New York City and, with more than 1.6 million inhabitants, is one of the most densely populated districts in the city. Rent a luxurious loft or apartment in Manhattan if you want to enjoy the fantastic view of the skyline. Situated not far from Central Park, such a holiday residence offers pure nature, despite its inner-city location. You reside centrally in the Chelsea District where you will find many shopping possibilities, restaurants and sights.An upscale residence with doorman
In New York and Manhattan it is common for more exclusive apartments to have a reception in the house. The porter ensures that no strangers can enter the house and is at your disposal for the reservation of theatre tickets, transfer services and car rental. Such a vacation rental in Manhattan can be found on Park Avenue, one of the most prestigious addresses in the city.
Holiday in Manhattan
Location and orientation
New York consists of a total of five city districts, also called Boroughs, of which Manhattan is one. This is an island located at the mouth of the Hudson River. Manhattan is connected to the mainland by 21 tunnels and 22 bridges. The district also includes Belmont Island, Governors Island, Roosevelt Island and Randall´s Island.
Things to know
Fifth Avenue is about ten kilometers long and starts in Harlem, runs along Central Park, through Midtown to Washington Square Park. On the world's most expensive street you will find the big shops of well-known brands, but also small exclusive boutiques with unique items of clothing.
Most films in New York are shot in Midtown Manhattan, by the way. The number of filming permits issued per year is more than four hundred. Popular settings include Broadway, Times Square, the Empire State Building and Rockefeller Center.
Top travel tips
The American Museum of Natural History is located in Central Park and is well worth a visit. The history of mankind is dealt with here on a total of five floors, which is why a whole day is often not enough for a visit. The museum presents a total of 30 million exhibits and also has an IMAX cinema. The top highlights of the exhibition house are the world's largest sapphire, also known as the "Star of India", and the Rose Center for Earth and Space.2. A stroll through Chinatown
Even if your apartment in Manhattan is not in Chinatown, you should definitely visit this neighborhood. Chinatown was created in the late 19th century in the course of a wave of immigration and is today characterized by Chinese shops, restaurants and the Chinese population. The quarter offers a very special flair in bright colors and on special occasions, such as the Chinese New Year celebration, also parades, which are accompanied by musical performances.3. Enjoy the view from the Empire State Building
The Empire State Building is a 443 meter high skyscraper that was the tallest building in the world until 1972. The building is mainly used for commercial purposes. However, you can reach the two viewing platforms via the high-speed lift. One of them is located on the 86th floor at an altitude of around 320 metres. From here you have a breathtaking view over New York.