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City Guides by National Geographic is an app for iPhone® and iPad® that presents the best of the world’s greatest cities. With expert picks on what to do, rich photographs, and recommended walks, you’ll have an experienced personal guide to New York City. Plus, create and plot custom itineraries, browse and share little-known facts, consult exchange rates and weather in real time, and much more.

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Explore the best of New York through mapped routes chosen by National Geographic editors.

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