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Address: New York City, NY

Trendy New York City neighborhood, especially popular with the gay...

Trendy New York City neighborhood, especially popular with the gay community.

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Contemporary Art Galleries of Chelsea Walking Tour
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High Line and Chelsea Walking Tour
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Manhattan in a Day: Private Tour with Licensed Tour Guide and Chauffeur

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Another great and booming area

This area is becoming more and more popular especially with the high line park. Lots of caffees and restaurants, bars.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This area is becoming more and more popular especially with the high line park. Lots of caffees and restaurants, bars.

Thank Lubomir C
Boynton Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Chelsea has a lot going for it. There are so many places to dine around here and then there's the High Line.

Thank BigoBoca
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Chelsea is a fun place to walk around if you are visiting NYC. It's not quite as quaint as the West Village, but there are many good restaurants and some stores.

Thank Elizabeth G
Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

A relaxed, clean and pleasant NY neighborhood. After visiting many touristy attractions ans areas I recommend walking through a less crowded traditional NY neighborhood, looking at the beautiful houses, enjoying the small independent stores. There are many restaurants, bars and cool cafes. Art lovers will love the various galleries in Chelsea.

Thank netaSG
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

A district with very lovely classic New York streets and houses. Even you may find the house of main character of sex and the city, Carrie Bradshaw.

Thank Semih A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Area to walk around in the end you find the Highline, we went there to a friends flat and went up to his Roof top and it was great to see all from above, Chelsea is a nice area in general so well worth going there

Thank JHE
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Nice neighborhood. You can visit High line, Chelsea Market, Madison Square Garden. There are nice landmarks and historial buildings on the 20th street, 21th street, 22th street, 8th avenue and all over the neighborhood.

Thank Mario B
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

We walked in this area and it had 2 sides like a coin. There were some roads, which looked kind of shabby but on the other hand we found lovely tiny streets.

Thank OZS969
Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Chelsea is a great area that is centrally located between midtown and lower Manhattan. It's is also very clean and full of energy. So, it begs for you to get out and take a stroll. There are many restaurants, bars, galleries and markets to visit.

Thank Mike O
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

We went to the Chelsea Market. It was smaller than I thought it would be. this is where we took the Highline from.

Thank Theresa W

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Home to hundreds of art galleries, beautiful brownstones, and one of New York’s newest and most popular attractions, Chelsea is one of the city’s jewels when it comes to neighbourhood life. The contemporary art scene is an integral part of the neighbourhood’s identity, with gallery openings almost every night of the week and countless exhibits to explore. As a longtime hub of gay culture in New York City, it’s also a diverse district with a vibrant nightlife scene. The opening of the High Line, an abandoned elevated train track transformed into a world-class pedestrian park, gave this neighbourhood new life as a tourist destination. The High Line provides visitors with a tranquil, elevated space with incomparable views, providing an unparalleled way to experience the city.
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