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Bronx-a lovely city for an amazing tour
The Bronx is one of the five boroughs located in the New York City. This is one of the most beautiful locations of the city and is also known as Bronx County. It has a lot for the tourists such as the parks, gardens, bridges, tunnels and places for shopping.
The largest park the Pelham Bay Park along with the Orchard Beach is also located here. In fact you can also visit the fourth largest park Van Cortlandt Park bordering the Yonkers. The Bronx Park is located along the Bronx River. In fact New York Botanical Gardens are also one of the major tourist attractions which are located close to the original hemlock forest. Make sure that you do not miss the Bronx Zoo which is the largest urban zoological gardens in the U.S. Another attraction is the Crotona Park located at the south and you would be surprised to know that it has a 1.3 hectare lake, 28 species of trees and a large swimming pool. Besides, the Jerome Park Reservoir is located at the south of the Van Cortlandt Park. Do not forget to visit the Wave Hill which houses a historic house, gardens, art installations and concerts.
This is also one of the best places for those who love to shop. Some of the main include Fordham Road, Bay Plaza, Riverdale/Kingsbridge Shopping center and Bruckner Boulevard. In fact you can also shops underneath elevated railroad lines such as Westchester Avenue, White Plains Road, Jerome Avenue, Southern Boulevard and Broadway.
The Bronx Hub is another shopping district located in Bronx. The Hub also referred to as the Third Avenue Business Improvement District is located in South Bronx. This place is the converging point of East 149th Street, Willis, Melrose and Third Avenues. This is popularly known as "the Broadway of the Bronx.” You will get a lot of traffic here and has an area similar to that of a Times Square and is also known for its special geometry.
Bronx is also transversed by a lot of highways such as the Bronx River Parkway, the Bruckner Expressway (I-278/I-95), the Cross-Bronx Expressway (I-95/I-295), the New England Thruway (I-95), the Henry Hudson Parkway (NY-9A), the Hutchinson River Parkway and the Major Deegan Expressway (New York Thruway) (I-87). In fact there are bridges and tunnels which allow movement to and from Bronx. There are bridges and tunnels that connect Bronx, Manhattan and Queens.