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A CITY BUILT FOR EXPLORATION

At The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park, the sights and sounds of Manhattan are easily explored. The city’s most important attractions, including Rockefeller Center, MoMA, Radio City Music Hall, Carnegie Hall, Broadway, Times Square and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, are near our hotel. Let us plan your perfect day, whether it’s shopping on Fifth Avenue, a carriage ride around Central Park or a family-friendly outing to the Museum of Natural History.

Rockefeller Center

9 blocks away  

Home to NBC, Radio City Music Hall, Christie’s Auction House and the world-famous Rockefeller Plaza skating rink

Broadway & Theater District

13 blocks away

A thin strip of Manhattan where approximately 36 theaters host Broadway stage productions nightly.

Times Square

17 blocks away  

Times Square is known for its many Broadway theaters, cinemas and large billboards and signs

The Empire State Building
1.5 miles away
Tel. (212) 736-3100

One of the city's favorite landmarks and New York’s signature high-rise.  Ascend the legendary observation deck for stunning views of the Manhattan skyline and a classic New York experience.

American Museum of Natural History

1.25 miles away
(212) 769-5100

With four floors of gallery space, the museum features 42 permanent and temporary exhibits covering everything in creation, from the beginning of time to the present, and every discipline of human science. The Rose Center for Earth and Space exhibits a history of the Universe from the Big Bang until now.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1.5 miles away
(212) 875-5000

Represented in the permanent collection are works of art from classical antiquity and Ancient Egypt, paintings and sculptures from nearly all the European masters and an extensive collection of American and modern art. The Met also maintains extensive holdings of African, Asian, Oceanic, Byzantine and Islamic art.

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

1.5 miles away
(212) 875-5000

This complex of buildings serves as home for 12 arts organizations: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Film Society of Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Juilliard School, Lincoln Center Theater, Metropolitan Opera, New York City Ballet, New York City Opera, New York Philharmonic, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, School of American Ballet and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.

Carnegie Hall

4 blocks away

Carnegie Hall is one of the most famous venues in the United States for classical and popular music and renowned for its beauty, history and acoustics

Guggenheim Museum

3 miles away
(212) 423-3500

This popular landmark was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and boasts a world-renowned collection of modern and contemporary art, including masterpieces by Chagall, Kandinsky, Picasso, and van Gogh.

Museum of Modern Art

6 blocks away
(212) 708-9400

Founded in 1929 as an educational institution, The Museum of Modern Art (known as the "MoMA") is dedicated to being the foremost modern art collection in the world.

The Museum of Modern Art preserves and documents a permanent collection of the highest order that reflects the vitality, complexity and unfolding patterns of modern and contemporary art, by presenting exhibitions and educational programs of unparalleled significance. 

Central Park

Across from the hotel

The city’s famed 843-acre park features a carousel, a wildlife center, outdoor theaters, monuments and extensive pedestrian walking and jogging paths.

Chelsea Piers
23rd Street & Hudson River Park
212-336-6800

A 30-acre sports village featuring golf driving range, roller and ice rinks, skate park, bowling center, batting cages and gymnastic facility, as well as rock climbing, soccer, and basketball.

Central Park
Across Central Park South from the hotel

The city’s famed 843-acre park features a carousel, a wildlife center, outdoor theaters, monuments and extensive pedestrian walking and jogging paths. A haven in any season, Central Park is ideal for reveling in nature's beauty hidden within the Manhattan landscape.

Offering both hilly and flat terrain and a combination of surfaces, Central Park is a runner's paradise. The site of the New York Marathon's final 3.2 miles, Central Park offers many scenic distractions while providing a challenge to all levels of runners.

Madison Avenue

2 to 10 blocks away
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Upper Madison Avenue (42nd to 96th streets) has been famous for more than a century as the world's premier shopping district. Tended with pride by the local merchants, the Avenue, as they like to call it, contains three unique shopping areas: Madison Midtown (42nd to 59th), the Historic District (59th to 72nd) and the Museum District (72nd to 86th). 

Fifth Avenue

1 to 10 blocks away
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Located between 34th Street and 59th Street, Fifth Avenue is one of the premier shopping streets in the world, on par with Oxford Street in London, the Champs-Élysées in Paris and Via Montenapoleone in Milan. Fifth Avenue is home to famous department stores and designer boutiques such as Saks Fifth Avenue, Bergdorf Goodman, Cartier, and Tiffany & Co.