'The Capital of the World', 'The Big Apple', 'The City That Never Sleeps', 'The Empire City', 'The Melting Pot', these and several other epithets are used to describe New York City in reference to her sustained development and substantial economic prowess. One hundred and twenty-one years ago, in 1898, the five boroughs, namely: Brooklyn, Manhattan, the Bronx, Queens, and Staten Island were consolidated to form what is called 'New York City' today. The largest of the U.S.cities, New York is a melting pot of the world’s cultures, a virtual potpourri of various ethnicities. The city is a hub of culture as people from all over the world who have made this city their home have brought their culture and customs and blended the same into the fabric of this bustling metropolis. The city is called the epicenter of the arts and it is also the most linguistically rich city the world over and it offers a connoisseur of the arts an irresistible cultural palette from its myriad subcultures.
New York can be rightly called a microcosm of the world. Each borough has its own trendsetting attractions, which are a veritable feast for all from the manifold theatres, mesmerizing museums, must-visit hangouts to the enchanting shopping experiences, ensuring every neighborhood is a traveler's delight. The best way to experience this multicultural ethos is to walk the streets of New York for a never-before impression of the metro's shopping nooks, markets, Oriental temples, eat outs and must-dos. New York encompasses it all, giving the locals and the tourists alike an insight into the diverse cultures of the world.
If you're planning a visit to New York, checking the weather is recommended. New York has four seasons-Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter, and the transitions between seasons can be drastic. if you want to experience the tour of a lifetime, look no further than New York City.