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Our trip to New York & Washington D.C.

  1. 1. Our trip in New York & Washington D.C. By Daniele Cosmo and Joe Shmoe
  2. 2. The hotel We chose Harlem Bed & Breakfast, because it is cheap (a double costs only $125 per night), it has breakfast included, and it is in Manhattan, at the 120th street, so it is near the subway (lines 4-5-6) http://www.harlembedandbreakfast.com/
  3. 3. 1 st Day Ellis Island & Lower Manhattan
  4. 4. Ferry to Ellis Island: we see the Statue of Liberty Visit to the Ellis Island Immigration Museum (40$): It was the national federal immigration station. Immigrants had to pass through it in order to enter the US. http://www.ellisisland.org/ Ellis Island
  5. 5. Lunch: Starbucks We chose to go to Starbucks because it is the largest coffeehouse company in the world and it is near the ferry. http://www.starbucks.com/
  6. 6. <ul><li>Trinity Church: once the tallest building of the city. In its churchyard are buried many of the firsts newyorkers . </li></ul><ul><li>Wall Street: is the first permanent home of the New York Stock Exchange, the world's largest stock exchange. </li></ul><ul><li>Seaport: Brooklyn Bridge </li></ul>Lower Manhattan
  7. 7. <ul><li>In and around New York City, &quot;Ground Zero&quot; is generally understood to mean the site of the World Trade Center, which was destroyed in the September 11, 2001 attacks. </li></ul><ul><li>Washington Square is one of the best known places of New York City. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Evening: Webster Hall <ul><li>After dinner we are going to Webster Hall, one of the most famous nightclubs of New York City </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.websterhall.com/ </li></ul>Dinner: Top of the Square Catering <ul><li>We chose Top of the Square catering because it is near Washington square park and it has the finest catering New York has to offer. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.topofthesquarecatering.com/ </li></ul>
  9. 9. 2 nd Day Chinatown, Little Italy, Flatiron District & Herald Square
  10. 10. Chinatown & Little Italy <ul><li>Chinatown : one of the oldest ethnic Chinese enclaves outside of Asia. Here there is the highest concentrations of Chinese people in the Western hemisphere. </li></ul><ul><li>Little Italy: once highly populated by Italian immigrants. Today it mainly consists of Italian stores and restaurants. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>The Flatiron building is considered to be a groundbreaking skyscraper. When it was built it was one of the tallest buildings in the city. </li></ul><ul><li>Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division, First Department </li></ul><ul><li>New York Life Insurance Company (largest mutual life-insurance company in the US) </li></ul><ul><li>Madison Square </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>The Chrysler Building is an Art Deco skyscraper in New York City. </li></ul><ul><li>Macy’s is the largest store in the world. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.macys.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Empire State Building is the tallest skyscraper in New York City. </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Birdland Jazz Club is a very famous club located at 315 West 44th street between the 8th and 9th avenues. It is both a restaurant and a nightclub. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.birdlandjazz.com/ </li></ul></ul>Dinner & evening: Birdland Jazz Club
  14. 14. 3 rd day Midtown North
  15. 15. <ul><li>The United Nations (UN) is an international organization whose aims are: cooperation in international law, international security, human rights, and achievement of world peace. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.un.org/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Grand Central Terminal is the name of the biggest train station of the world. Many films have been set here. </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>We chose Junior's Most Fabulous Cheesecake and Desserts because it is where it was first created the cheesecake, and it is in Times Square, where we are spending the afternoon. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.juniorscheesecake.com </li></ul></ul>Lunch: Junior's Most Fabulous Cheesecake and Desserts
  17. 17. <ul><li>Broadway is a wide avenue in New York City which runs the full length of Manhattan and continues into northern Westchester County. Broadway is famous as the pinnacle of the American theater industry. </li></ul><ul><li>Rockefeller Center or Rockefeller Plaza is a complex of 19 commercial buildings in New York . It is famous for its lake over which at Christmas is put the Christmas Tree. </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Saint Patrick's Cathedral is a decorated Neo-Gothic-style Roman Catholic cathedral church in front of Rockefeller Center. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Dinner & evening: Hard Rock Cafe <ul><li>Hard Rock Cafe is a chain of restaurants where you can also see some collections of Rock and Roll memorabilia, it is also a nightclub and many events take place there. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.hardrock.com </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. 4 th Day MoMA & Central Park
  21. 21. <ul><li>MoMA: Museum of Modern Art. Often identified as the most influential museum of modern art in the world. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.moma.org/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Central Park: biggest public park in the centre of NY. National Historic Landmark. </li></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>We chose this restaurant because it is the first Irish-style gastro-steakhouse in NY. We are spending here the evening as it is also a nightclub. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.theparlour.com/midtown/ </li></ul></ul>Dinner & evening: The Parlour Midtown
  23. 23. 5 th Day Metropolitan Museum of Art e American Museum of Natural History
  24. 24. <ul><li>Metropolitan Museum of Art: its permanent collection contains more than two million works of art, divided into nineteen curatorial departments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.metmuseum.org/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>American Museum of Natural History: it comprises 25 interconnected buildings where there are also research laboratories, and a library. The collections contain over 32 million specimens. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.amnh.org/ </li></ul></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>We chose this restaurant because of its excellent reviews. Its specialities are obviously grilled fish or fresh sushi. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.oceangrill.com/ </li></ul></ul>Dinner: Ocean Grill
  26. 26. Travel to Washington: Peter Pan buses <ul><li>We chose this company for our trip to Washington because it has very low fares. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.peterpanbus.com/ </li></ul></ul>
  27. 27. <ul><li>We chose this hotel because it is provided with everything: swimming pool, fitness centre, wireless internet access, restaurant… Moreover it is near The Pentagon! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- http://embassysuites1.hilton.com/en_US </li></ul></ul>Embassy Suites Crystal City
  28. 28. The Pentagon <ul><li>The Pentagon is the headquarters of the United States Department of Defense. </li></ul>
  29. 29. 6 th Day National Mall & Arlington National Cemetery
  30. 30. <ul><li>The White House is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the United States. </li></ul><ul><li>The Washington Monument is an obelisk built to commemorate the first U.S. president, General George Washington. </li></ul><ul><li>The Lincoln Memorial is an American memorial built to honor the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln </li></ul>
  31. 31. <ul><li>The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) is the United States' official memorial to the Holocaust. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.ushmm.org/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The National Air and Space Museum (NASM) of the Smithsonian Institution holds the largest collection of historic aircraft and spacecraft in the world </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.nasm.si.edu/ </li></ul></ul>
  32. 32. Lunch: Cosmo Cafe <ul><li>We chose this restaurant mainly because of its name but also because of its slogan: </li></ul><ul><li>The word “Cosmo” means universe or a well-ordered thing. We named our restaurant to best describe our concept. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.cosmocafedc.com/ </li></ul></ul>
  33. 33. <ul><li>Arlington National Cemetery is a military cemetery. Veterans and militaries from each of the nation's wars are interred here, ranging from the American Civil War through to the military actions in Afghanistan and Iraq. </li></ul>
  34. 34. Dinner & evening: The Capital Grille <ul><li>We chose this restaurant because of its panoramic view of the Capitol but also because it is a steakhouse which is a typical kind of restaurant in the United States. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.thecapitalgrille.com/ </li></ul></ul>
  35. 35. 7 th Day Capitol, National Gallery of Art, Museum of American History, Museum of Natural History
  36. 36. <ul><li>The United States Capitol is the meeting place of the United States Congress, the legislature of the Federal government of the United States. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.capitol.gov/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The National Gallery of Art is a national art museum, located on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.nga.gov/ </li></ul></ul>
  37. 37. <ul><li>The National Museum of American History: Kenneth E. Behring Center collects, preserves and displays the heritage of the United States in the areas of social, political, cultural, scientific and military history. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://americanhistory.si.edu/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The National Museum of Natural History is a natural history museum administered by the Smithsonian Institution, located on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., United States. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.mnh.si.edu/ </li></ul></ul>
  38. 38. <ul><li>We chose to go to New York City and Washington D.C. because they are two very important cities, with a lot of beautiful places and museums to see, in particular in New York City there have been set lots of movies. </li></ul><ul><li>BYE BYE AMERICA! </li></ul>
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