Famous Movie Locations in New York City

One Fine Day - NYCIf you ever get to New York, you have to know that there are a lot of interesting activities that can be done here. However, one which is sure to impress is a visit to some of the famous movie locations from the city.

It’s a well-known fact that there were a lot of movies shot in NYC, and the truth is that anyone would like to see the real places where some of their favorite movies were filmed. In order not to wander off on your own and find all of these places easily, you might want to try the New York TV and Movie Tour, which will surely satisfy your desire of seeing them. The tour lasts no less than three hours and starts from Ellen’s Stardust Diner. It takes all tourists on a luxury bus and it presents them over 60 real NYC locations that were used in movies and TV series filmed in Manhattan.

Therefore, in case you’re a fan of the TV series ‘Friends’ or ‘Sex and the City’, or of the movies ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ or ‘Superman’, you surely want to see where they were all filmed. This tour can show you just the right places. An interesting fact about it is that the bus that takes tourists to all the former film sets also has an inside screen that shows the scenes featuring locations while the bus is passing next to them, which can be great for those who have had forgotten the basic aspects.

This can be great not only for you, but also for your children. In case your little kid is a Superman fan, and knows the movie by heart, just imagine how pleased he would be if you gave him the opportunity of seeing the real place where his favorite scenes were filmed. In what concerns personal tastes, this can give you a break from walking and visiting all the other attractions NYC has. In fact, this is a great opportunity not only film sets of your favorite movies, but also a vast area of the Manhattan Island, as the tour covers almost the entire West Side.

The tour is also really interesting due to the fact that it doesn’t only point out to the places where certain movies were filmed, but also because it provides some other information about the movies, like their budgets and actors. In what concerns actual movie locations, it seems that more than 200 of them were filmed in Central Park. In addition, a lot more were also filmed in Times Square, on 5th Avenue, on Park Avenue, in Grand Central Station, on Madison Avenue, on Brooklyn Bridge and in Rockefeller Plaza. All in all, a lot of New York City’s locations have been used to film multiple movies, as the city and its surroundings are very diverse. The simple fact that you can see them while in NY can make you feel like part certain movies, which can give you a great sensation if you’re an international traveler.


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