Fifth Avenue



Categories: What to see - Monuments
WHERE: Midtown & Uptown
OPENING HOURS: Always
ACTIVITY: Sightseeing & Shopping 

Fifth Avenue, the most famous avenue in New York, begins north of Washington Square Park and stretches all the way up to 142nd street, passing through the heart of Midtown Manhattan, along Central Park and up to the Harlem River. Famous for the shopping, bars, restaurants, landmarks buildings and more, is the main artery of the City. The best way to explore the Avenue is by foot, here you will see landmarks such as the Empire State Building, the New York Public Library, Rockefeller Center, and Saint Patrick’s Cathedral.

Monuments along Fifth Avenue

  • Empire State Building
  • The New York Public Library
  • Rockefeller Center
  • The Saint Patrick Cathedral

Several museums are located on Fifth Avenue along Central Park, this stretch of the avenue is called: Museum Mile.

The New York Museums on Fifth Avenue

  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • The Guggenheim
  • The  Frick Gallery
  • National Academy
  • Neue Gallery.

In the 1890s Fifth Avenue in the low 50s was Vanderbilt territory. The family built 15 buildings there, mansions on the Avenue and lesser houses and stable on the side streets. Today 2 of these mansions are still visible: the Versace and The Cartier stores.


Remember to buy the New York City Pass and you would be able to get admission-tickets at 50% discount to major New York Attractions and Museums, including MET, MoMa, Guggenheim and more and you will skip the line with guaranteed preferred entrance!

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