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Key Info

Fifth Avenue, Between 34th and 59th Streets

Price & Hours

Free
Hours vary by store

Details

Shopping, Free, Neighborhood/Area Type
2 hours to Half Day Time to Spend
4.0

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  • 5.0Value
  • 4.0Food Scene
  • 4.0Atmosphere

It's fitting that St. Patrick's Cathedral would be on the same street as stores like Bergdorf Goodman, Tiffany & Co. and Van Cleef & Arpels. That's because for many people, shopping is a religious experience, and here between 34th and 59th streets you'll find the holy grail. Even if you're not planning to put your credit card to work at high-end stores, travelers say a stroll along Fifth Avenue is a must. It's one of the top places top shop in the city, according to local experts.

Though some say Fifth Avenue's stores are too expensive to go all-out, the ritzier storefronts stand side-by-side with more reasonably priced shops like Gap, the Disney Store and Sephora. The stores on Fifth are somewhat mainstream, however; if you have a funkier style, head to SoHo.

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