Queens is the largest district of the city and the second largest in terms of population. Creating a pedestrian path over such a large area is very complex, so the advice is to find the Places to Visit closest to your interests and head directly to the place. There is, however, an area where there are some museums, a large park and shopping centers. It's the area around Flushing Meadows Park. Finally, another area with various points of interest is the one that runs along the East River with some parks, museums and the headquarters of Steinway & Sons, the famous piano factory.
Places to Visit
There are several parks, among them the main one is Flushing Meadows Park where there is the USTA National Tennis Center where the US Open tournament is held and the nearby Citi Field baseball field where the New York Mets play. Then there is Astoria Park, Socrates Sculpture Park and Gantry Plaza State Park overlooking the East River with views of Manhattan. To the north is Fort Totten Park, with the fortress from which it takes its name, built in 1861 during the Civil War, and in the central area of Queens, Highland Park, where the nearby Mount Neboh Cemetery houses the tomb of the illusionist Harry Houdini. South of Jamaica Bay is the large Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center ornithological reserve and oceanfront beaches, Rockaway Beach and The People's Beach at Jacob Riis Park. Finally, for music lovers there is the factory of the famous Steinway & Sons pianos, which can be visited every Tuesday.
The MoMA PS1 dedicated to modern art and the Noguchi Museum, designed and built by the Japanese-American sculptor Isamu Noguchi. The Louis Armstrong House Museum, where the famous musician lived from 1943 until his death in 1971 and the Museum of the Moving Image, dedicated to art, history and technology of film, television and digital media. The New York Hall of Science, a museum of science and technology located in one of the few remaining structures of the 1964 New York Universal Exhibition in Flushing Meadows Park. The Queens Museum, art museum and educational center where the Panorama of the City of New York, a large diorama of 868 square meters reproducing the five districts of the city, is exhibited. Finally, some historic houses, the zoo and botanical gardens of Queens.
Food & shopping
Some shopping centers such as the Queens Center, one of the largest with its 150 stores, the New World Mall, the largest Asian shopping center in New York and the Golden Shopping Mall with cheap fast food dedicated to oriental cuisine appeared in an episode of the show “No Reservations” led by cook Anthony Bourdain.
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