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New York Public Library

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The New York Public Library is a must-see destination for any book lover visiting the Big Apple. Not only is it one of the most famous libraries in the world, but it's also a stunning architectural masterpiece. The best times to visit are during the weekdays, when it's less crowded and you can take your time to explore the different rooms and exhibits. Trust me, you'll want to take your time here.

Interesting things to know about the New York Public Library

  • The library's main reading room is modeled after the reading room of the British Museum Library.
  • The library's Rose Main Reading Room is famous for its chandeliers and ornate ceiling.
  • The library's collection includes over 50 million items, including rare books, manuscripts, maps, photographs and more.

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