This opening fold-out contains a general map of New York to help you visualize the 8 large districts discussed in this guide, and 4 pages of valuable information, handy tips and useful addresses. Discover New York through 8 districts and 8 maps
Lower East Side/ East Village
SoHo/ Greenwich Village/ Chelsea/ TriBeCa
Times Square/ Theater District
Upper East Side
Upper West Side
Central Park/ Harlem
For each district there is a double-page of addresses (restaurants — listed in ascending order of price — cafés, bars, tearooms, music venues and stores) followed by a fold-out map for the relevant area with the essential places to see (indicated on the map by a star *). These places are by no means all that New York has to offer but to us they are unmissable. The grid-referencing system (A
B2) makes it easy for you to pinpoint addresses quickly on the map.Transportation and hotels in New York
The last fold-out consists of a transportation map and 4 pages of practical information that include a selection of hotels.
A thematic index lists all the sites and addresses featured in this guide.
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