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Queens

The borough of Queens is the largest in New York. Have two airports JFK y el de La Guardia.

Districts of Nueva York

Districts of Nueva York

It houses a large number of ethnic groups, in fact it is the most diverse county in the country; in fact is quite difficult to hear people speak English.

Queens have the U.S. Open tennis and is the home of the Mets. There are two particularly famous districts, these are Long Island City and Astoria.

Metro Line 7 runs over a causeway and offers unique views across Queens. The journey takes about half an hour.

Atractions in Queens

Long Island City: The trendiest neighborhood of Queens, and is just one subway stop from Manhattan. There are several parks and a major artistic community. Many galleries are located in old factories restored to order.
It was an independent city until 1898 to be part of Greater New York, but retained its own zip code and its own post office.
Train: Long IslandCity.
Subway: lines 7, E, G, M, N, Q.

Queensboro Bridge

Queensboro Bridge

Astoria: This neighborhood is named after the fur trader John Jacob Astor and is where most Greek community of the city lives from the 1950s.
The landscape is dominated by bridges like the Triboro or Hell’s Gate.
Subway: Astoria Blv. (N, Q).

Triboro Bridge on the East River

Triboro Bridge sobre el East River

Museum of the Moving Image: exhibits a colossal collection of objects related to the moving image, appliances, clothing, magazines, pictures…
Direction: 36-01 35 Avenue.
Hours: Wednesday, Thursday and public holidays from 10.30 to 17.00; Friday from 10.30 to 20.00 (free admission after 16:00); Saturdays and Sundays from 11.30 to 19.00.
Ticket Price: about $ 12, discount for children, students and seniors over 65.
Subway: Steinway St (E, M, R).

Museum of the Moving Image

Museum of the Moving Image

Queens Museum of Art: The Queens Museum of Art is housed in the monumental building built for the International Exhibition of 1939, which was later UN headquarters. Mainly modern art exhibits and temporary exhibitions are also organized there.
The highlight is “The Panorama of the City of New York,” a miniature city built by Robert Moses for the 1964 International Exhibition of 867 square meters, with 895,000 pieces.
Adress: New York City Building. Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.
Hours: Wednesday to Sunday from 12.00 to 18.00.
Ticket Price: around 10$, with discounts for seniors, students and children; free for children under 5 years.
Free Entrance with New York Pass.
Subway: Mets-Willets Point (7).

Queens Museum of Art

Queens Museum of Art

Queens Zoo: Queens Zoo has 11 acres and it is home to over 75 species, all of the Americas. Perform very interesting workshops for children.
Adress: 53-51 111th Street en Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.
Hours: from 10.00 to 16.30 in autumn and winter, from 10.00 to 17.00 Monday to Friday in spring and summer, until 17.30 on weekends and holidays.
Ticket Price: About $ 8, with discounts for children and seniors. All children under 3 are free.
Subway: 111 St (7).

Queens Zoo

Queens Zoo

Queens Botanical Garden: The Queens Botanical Garden is a living museum in which live a lot of plants, birds, insects and other wild animals. It boasts 17 acres that are divided into different types of gardens, including a “Walk of Fragrance“.
Adress: 43-50 Main Street.
Hours: April to October Tuesday to Sunday from 8.00 to 18.00, and from November to March Tuesday to Sunday from 8.00 to 16.30.
Ticket Entrance: 4$, with discounts for students, children and seniors. Free for children under 3 years, from October to March and Wednesday from 15.00 to 18.00 and 16.00 to 18.00 Sunday from April to October.
Subway: Flushing Main Street (7).
Train: Flushing Main Street (Port Washington).

Botanical Garden

Botanical Garden

New York Hall of Science: interactive science and technology center located in one of the buildings constructed for the International Exhibition of 1964 buildings.
Hours: Monday to Friday from 9.30 to 17.00 and weekends from 10.00 to 18.00. From September to February (inclusive) is closed on Mondays.
Ticket Price: around 12$ with discounts for seniors, children and students.
Free Entrance with New York Pass.
Subway: 111th Street (7).

New York Hall of Science

New York Hall of Science

The other districts of New York

Manhattan

It is the most famous district of the city and population, surpasses the million and a half, where most skyscrapers and financial center city.

Manhattan

Manhattan

Brooklyn

Brooklyn is the most density population borough of the city and has more than two and half million people, with a great variety of races and ethnicities.

Brooklyn

Brooklyn

Queens

Queens is the largest county with about two and a half million. It is the county with more diversity of the United States.

Queens

Queens

Staten Island

Staten Island is located south of Manhattan and is connected to Brooklyn by the Verrazano – Narrows bridge, with Manhattan by Ferry and with New Jersey by three bridges..

Staten Island

Staten Island