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Reviewed on 5 Jan 2020
Travellers to Albany give high marks for the live music scene, university vibe and theatre. This city also attracts tourists with its hockey games, entertainment and shopping. Top sights in the city include Times Union Center, New York State Capitol Building and The Egg.
Known for its live music, theatres and art, the city's cultural venues include The Egg, Palace Theater and New York State Museum. The city is notable for landmarks like New York State Capitol Building, Corning Tower and Pruyn House. The city's natural beauty is on display at Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller Empire State Plaza, Washington Park and Westland Hills Park.
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Other favourite sights in Albany include Times Union Center, Albany Institute of History and Art and Colonie Center Mall. In the surrounding area, popular places to visit include Saratoga Spa State Park, located 27.8 mi (44.8 km) from the heart of the city, and Saratoga Performing Arts Center, which is 28.1 mi/45.2 km away.
To venture out into the surrounding area, ride one of the trains from Albany-Rensselaer Station or Schenectady Station. Albany may not have many public transport choices so consider a car rental to maximise your time.