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Upper East Side

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High-rent neighborhood of New York City located along one side of Central...

High-rent neighborhood of New York City located along one side of Central Park, which is predominately residential with town homes and apartment buildings along with pricey shops, restaurants, and architectural gems such as the Guggenheim Museum and the Cooper-Hewitt.

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Many of New York's best museums are located here. And Fifth Avenue along Central Park is splendid. This is New York's most expensive neighborhood, so the businesses reflect the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Thomas V
Oakland, California
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Oakland, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Many of New York's best museums are located here. And Fifth Avenue along Central Park is splendid. This is New York's most expensive neighborhood, so the businesses reflect the money, as to the perfect apartment buildings. Not very well served by public transit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wish I was here a warm summer day, the buildings are very exclusive and you have alot of green areas around. If you are a gossip girl fan, this is the place to be!

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Morris County, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A sleepy Upper East Side street is the location of the Bohemian Hall. It is an exciting venue for contemporary art, music, film and theater. The space is dedicated to promoting and celebrating Czech culture in the United States and presenting diverse calendar of cultural events. Over the years the beautiful Neo-Renaissance building deteriorated and fell in disrepair. In 2001... More 

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Kent, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful neighborhood. I really enjoyed the scenery. The parks and the architecture are stunning.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The upper east side us home to a Mike of wonderful museums and it is called museum mile. The met, Guggenheim.,Jewish museum and many others are.here. It was also the place in Manhattan fir designer clothes of almost every European chic house you can think of and many antiquities shops. There are literally hundreds of Tony restaurants and coffee houses... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

This is a top place to stroll - architecture, shops, many monied people, museums, close to the park.

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Mahwah, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

I love walking on Madison Avenue and going into the charming shops. I have a favorite linen shop and I usually can get a parking spot in the front and it only costs me a few dollars. There are plenty of places to eat on Lexington and 3rd. East End Avenue has a great view of the water.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

I recommend walking through almost all of the neighborhoods of Manhattan, and this is no exception. Very beautiful buildings, very different feel than the lower neighborhoods. Great restaurants in this area too.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

The Upper East Side is a beautiful part of New York City. It contains many of the museums of the city and is close to Times Square and manhattan. Walking distance to central park and it has lots of easy to get to subway stations!

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Upper East Side is the elegant part of New York. It is here where most people with money live. You have very nice restaurants and exclusive shops. It is worth taking a walk in the area.

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Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of the nation's most famous attractions in a single stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the neighbourhood, and you’ll come to Park Avenue, the poshest address in the city, lined with grand apartment buildings as far as the eye can see. Even if you can’t afford the luxury goods along Madison Avenue, it’s still a great spot to window shop an afternoon away.
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