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Lincoln Center

See some of the world’s greatest performing arts events in one of the most culturally rich cities on the planet in this large architecturally impressive complex.

The Lincoln Center’s 30 indoor and outdoor spaces host opera, dance, music, film and theater, as well as festivals and family events. Explore the campus to view some of New York City’s most famous architectural sites. Attend free performances by talented students at the Juilliard School. Reserve tickets for extraordinary professional performances. Choose from the Lincoln Center’s 3,000 annual offerings .

Step inside the Metropolitan Opera House, which features Austrian crystal chandeliers and Marc Chagall paintings. Immerse yourself in emotional productions of classic operas such as Aida, La Bohème and The Magic Flute in the elegant auditorium.

Enjoy a performance at one of three stages inside the Lincoln Center Theater. See an Off-Broadway production in the intimate Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater or treat yourself to a play or musical at the Vivian Beaumont Theater. Tony Award-winning shows, including Contact and South Pacific have been performed here.

David Geffen Hall, one of the first buildings completed on the campus, hosts the New York Philharmonic and visiting orchestras and artists from around the world. Listen to classical symphonic compositions, stellar soloists or live scores matched to films. Dress up for an elegant night out or purchase a ticket for a morning open rehearsal as conductors and artists prepare for their big events.

Watch members of the New York City Ballet dance across the stage of the David H. Koch Theater as the orchestra performs inside rings of jeweled lights. George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker™ is a seasonal favorite.

Lincoln Center’s outdoor sites include Josie Robertson Plaza, Barclays Capital Grove and Damrosch Park, with a giant bandshell. Check the Lincoln Center events page to find special activities in these venues, free concerts and festivals. Listen to dance bands from around the world at the annual Midsummer Night Swing, purchase one-of-a-kind items at the American Crafts Festival, watch a choreographed water show and see eclectic shows at the Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival.

Reach the Lincoln Center near New York’s Central Park by car, bus or subway. Pay to park in the Lincoln Center garage or avoid traffic by using public transportation.


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Arlo NoMad £89
Arlo NoMad

Arlo NoMad

11 East 31st Street, New York, NY
     
    4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    Located in Midtown, this boutique hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Empire State Building, Madison Square Park and Macy's. 33 St. Station (Park Av. S) is only a 4-minute walk and 28 St. Station (Park Av. S) is 5 minutes.

    TownePlace Suites by Marriott New York Manhattan/ £72
    TownePlace Suites by Marriott New York Manhattan/

    TownePlace Suites by Marriott New York Manhattan/

    324 West 44th Street, New York, NY
       
      2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

      Located in Midtown, this aparthotel is steps away from The Majestic Theater and St. James Theatre. Times Square and Shubert Theatre are also within 5 minutes. 49th St. Station is 8 minutes by foot and Times Sq. - 42 St. Station is 8 minutes.

      La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham New York City Central Park £86
      La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham New York City Central Park

      La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham New York City Central Park

      31 W 71st St, New York, NY
         
        2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

        Located in Manhattan, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Central Park, Lincoln Center and Beacon Theater. Metropolitan Opera House and American Museum of Natural History are also within 15 minutes. 72 St. Station (Central Park West) is only a 3-minute walk and 72nd St. Station (Broadway) is 6 minutes.

        Aliz Hotel Times Square £81
        Aliz Hotel Times Square

        Aliz Hotel Times Square

        310 W. 40th Street, New York, NY
           
          4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          Located in Midtown, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of New York Times Building, Times Square and Madame Tussauds Wax Museum. Broadway and American Lyric Theater are also within 10 minutes. Times Sq. - 42 St. Station is 6 minutes by foot and 42 St. - Bryant Pk. Station is 7 minutes.

          Trump International Hotel & Tower New York £511
          Trump International Hotel & Tower New York

          Trump International Hotel & Tower New York

          1 Central Park W, New York, NY
             
            5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

            Located in the heart of New York, this family-friendly hotel is steps away from Columbus Circle and Central Park. Lincoln Center and Metropolitan Opera House are also within 10 minutes. 59 St. - Columbus Circle Station is only a 2-minute walk and 57 St. - 7 Av Station is 3 minutes.

            Fairfield Inn & Suites New York Manhattan / Central Park £72
            Fairfield Inn & Suites New York Manhattan / Central Park

            Fairfield Inn & Suites New York Manhattan / Central Park

            538 W 58th St, New York, NY
               
              3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

              Located in Midtown, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Central Park, Columbus Circle and Metropolitan Opera House. Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall are also within 15 minutes. 59 St. - Columbus Circle Station is 10 minutes by foot and 57 St. - 7 Av Station is 11 minutes.

              Hotel Riu Plaza New York Times Square £94
              Hotel Riu Plaza New York Times Square

              Hotel Riu Plaza New York Times Square

              305 West, 46th Street, Manhattan, New York, NY
                 
                4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                Located in Midtown, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Times Square and Broadway. Central Park and Rockefeller Center are also within 15 minutes. 49th St. Station is 5 minutes by foot and 50 St. Station (Broadway) is 9 minutes.

                The Roosevelt Hotel, New York City £119
                The Roosevelt Hotel, New York City

                The Roosevelt Hotel, New York City

                45 E 45th Street, New York, NY
                   
                  4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                  Located in Midtown, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of 5th Avenue and Grand Central Terminal. Chrysler Building and St. Patrick's Cathedral are also within 10 minutes. 5 Av Station (W. 42nd St.) is 5 minutes by foot and 47 - 50 Sts - Rockefeller Center Station is 8 minutes.