This popular area of New York sees millions of visitors each year. The Statue of Liberty, Times Square, the Empire State Building, Broadway and Central Park are all located here. World famous musicians such as Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and Jim Morrison all spent time playing and socializing in the bars of Greenwich Village. Many Hollywood blockbusters, including Saturday Night Fever, Ghostbusters and Breakfast at Tiffany’s, have been set here.
Events are common in Manhattan. Numerous St. Patrick’s Day parades travel through Manhattan, passing Irish bars and heading to important cathedrals. Many film premieres can be witnessed at the city cinemas and entertainment venues such as Madison Square Garden host the world’s biggest stars. Manhattan is also the location of famous immigrant districts including Chinatown, Little Italy and Korea Town, and is also where Wall Street and Ground Zero can be found. Penn Station and Grand Central Station are major transportation hubs, and streets such as Fifth Avenue and Madison Avenue hold the flagship stores of world-famous brands.