Fifth Avenue, New York

Did you know that Fifth Avenue is New York's most famous avenue?

It is 10 kilometers long (6.2 miles) and starts in northern Manhattan and descends to Washington Square Park in Greenwich Village at 4th Street dividing Manhattan in two.

Fifth Avenue separates street names between East and West. Just like the boulevard Saint-Laurent, nicknamed “The Main”, which also serves as a division between the east and the west of the city.

Known for its "shopping district" between the 49th and the 60th with prestigious stores such as: Chanel, Tiffanys, Saks, etc., it is often compared to the Champs-Élysées in Paris.

Fifth Avenue is also home to grand buildings and monuments.

• The Empire State building

• The Rockefeller Center

• New York Public Library

• St. Patrick's Cathedral

• Flatiron Building

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