New York City, with its buzzing streets and rich history, is often considered the cultural, media, and financial epicenter of the world. The world-famous city serves as an important hub for the fields of business, technology, internet, media, fashion, art, entertainment, education, science, medicine, and many others. It is the home of The United Nations Headquarters, the New York Stock Exchange, and NASDAQ, as well many world famous landmarks, universities, tourist attractions, and museums. With American symbols as strong as the Statue of Liberty, The Empire State Building, and so many more, New York is an unforgettable metropolis of opportunity and wonder.
The nightlife in New York City is unlike any other place in the world, from fine dining and nightclubs, to live entertainment venues and street performers, virtually every famous performer stops in New York City during their tours. It would be impossible to explore every aspect of ‘The City That Never Sleeps’ during an entire lifetime, but AGBU participants are sure to find themselves alongside residents and other tourists experiencing international cuisine, karaoke clubs, historic pubs, famous dance clubs, and some of the world’s finest entertainment venues for live music, comedy, and sporting events.
Arts & Culture
Modern American culture was unquestionably shaped in part by the arts in New York City where some of the world’s most famous museums are within walking distance of one another. Attractions such as the Guggenheim, the Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum, and worldfamous galleries can all be found a short subway ride away from Broadway shows, Lincoln Center, and shows on Bleecker Street. Even a simple walk down the street introduces diverse architecture and an opportunity to discover hidden cultural gems.