New York the Fifth Avenue area

Fifth Avenue is home to several New York attractions as well as a great shopping experience. Tourists tend to mix shopping, culture and sightseeing all in one when visiting the wonderful area near Fifth Avenue. As one of the most expensive streets in the world, there are plenty of luxurious shops here including the Apple Store, Hugo Boss, Saks, Gucci, Prada, and Versace. Located in midtown Manhattan, you have lots of fantastic places to go to from Fifth Avenue. Here’s a few ideas of fun things to do near Fifth Avenue…

Things to do near Fifth Avenue in New York

Located on the road is the brilliant and very famous Empire State Building. In order to receive free entry to this iconic New York attraction, we recommend you purchase a New York Pass. Enter the Empire State Building and visit the famous observatory which is located on the 86th floor. You also can’t miss out on the ‘New York Skyride’ which is on the second floor.

Also located on Fifth Avenue is the Metropolitan Museum or the “MET” in short. This museum opened in 1870 and is home to Greek and Roman Antiquities collection, Egyptian Antiquities, European Art, American Art, African Art, Asian art and that’s not even all! Entrance to the Metropolitan Museum is free if you own the New York City Pass. This pass will allow you to skip the lines as well as receive a same-day admission to the Cloisters Museum. Find out more about this card that will save you money and time by checking our offers.

Looking for things to do after you have been strolling Fifth Avenue? Take a short walk to Union Square. This historical landmark is the area where all the commercial theaters used to be placed. If you visit the square on Monday, Wednesday, Friday or Saturday, you can enjoy a great farmer market with more than 140 stalls. Find out more about Union Square and other things to do near Fifth Avenue by watching our special video guides.

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