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10 Amazing Facts About New York You Must Know

New York is a city of secrets. There are many things about New York, which we never heard of. We have compiled a list of such facts which will leave you amazed. When you visit New York, the next time, keep these facts in mind and enjoy your trip.

10 Amazing Facts About New York You Must Know

10 Amazing Facts About New York You Must Know

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1. Hidden Subway Station Beneath City Hall

1. Hidden Subway Station Beneath City Hall

New York Subway Station located underneath city hall is inactive for 70 years, it was closed for good on December 31, 1945. Its architectural design and tile work still attracts the attention of its visitors.

2. Albert Einstein's eyeballs are stored in a safe deposit box in the city.

2. Albert Einstein’s eyeballs are stored in a safe deposit box in the city.

You can still find those eyeballs well preserved in a safe deposit box of the city. Here is a glimpse of those eyeballs.

3. Staten Island Boat Graveyard

3. Staten Island Boat Graveyard

This graveyard is probably at the corner of the city and you can't find a way to its water path but you can view its sight from the nearby location. It is located far from the urban bustle in Rossville, Staten Island, this swampy patch of the Arthur Kill Road waterway is the final resting place for dozens of rusting, decomposing and abandoned boats of all sizes.

4. Rooftop Gardens at Rockefeller Center

4. Rooftop Gardens at Rockefeller Center

Some of the most beautiful gardens of New York are hidden, Rockefeller Center has five beautiful roof garden which have been closed since 1938. You can spy on three of them from Top of the Rock observation deck.

5. Saint Augustine's Episcopal Church Slave Galleries

5. Saint Augustine's Episcopal Church Slave Galleries

Saint Augustine's Episcopal Church's lower East Side cramped staircases lead to two concealed rooms, located behind the balcony, where African-American worshipers could hear church services without being seen. Now this place is open for public and you can see this mystery.

6. New York Bagel

6. New York Bagel

If you eat one New York bagel you consumed equivalent calories attained from one-quarter to one-half a loaf of bread.

7. 1920 Wall Street Bombing

7. 1920 Wall Street Bombing

In 1920, a horse-drawn carriage filled with explosives was detonated on Wall Street, killing 30 people. No one was ever caught, and it is considered to be one of the first acts of domestic terrorism.

8. Pneumatic Tubes

8. Pneumatic Tubes

They are lingering ghost of New York's past. Nowadays it is rarely used and there is a less probability you will ever see them.

9. No Crime observed on Nov. 28, 2012

9. No Crime observed on Nov. 28, 2012

On Nov. 28, 2012, not a single murder, shooting, stabbing or other incident of violent crime in NYC was reported for an entire day. It was the first time in basically ever.

10. Old Atlantic Avenue Subway Tunnel

10. Old Atlantic Avenue Subway Tunnel

This tunnel has lots of stories attached with it. The tunnel was abandoned in 1861 and only rediscovered in 1980. Many visitors claim to visit this tunnel but its tour is no longer present now.

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