This is where, 50 years ago, Bob Dylan tinkered on an Olivetti typewriter, producing 139 songs together with The Band.
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Everything here is familiar but on a much larger scale. Whether it be craning your neck to gawp at monolithic skyscrapers and the neon lights of Times Square, to the smoke that pours from street potholes and its yellow cabs, New York makes any trip to the US epic. Don't miss iconic sights such as Fifth Avenue, Central Park and the Empire State Building, grazing your way through amazing delicatessens and visiting Broadway.