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Before you go
Fifth Avenue Shopping
When it comes to serious shopping, there is nothing quite like Fifth Avenue in New York City. Saks Fifth Avenue leads the way with desirable designer labels, unparalleled service and superb selection. Equally impressive retailers include Henri Bendel, Tiffany & Co., Prada, Sephora, Bulgari and De Beers. You'll also encounter a massive Apple Store and Trump Tower. Keep a sharp eye out for all the landmark buildings, including St. Patrick's Cathedral and Rockefeller Center.
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Fifth Avenue Shopping Tours
Take one of the many Recessionista, Fashion & Fun Shopping Tours and you’ll be treated to an experience you won’t soon forget. All of the tour guides are fashion lovers. Just tell them what types of stores you’re interested in checking out on Fifth Avenue and they’ll take you there. Or you can let them surprise you! They can also help you accessorize any outfit you purchase. For more information, visit www.nyctourist.com/recessionista-fashion-fun-shopping-tours.
Fifth Avenue Shopping Parking
The best way to get to the stores on Fifth Avenue is to walk or take the subway or bus. However, if you’re driving, there are several parking options. Valet parking is available at 870 Fifth Avenue while garages are located on 860 Fifth Avenue and nearby at 575 Madison Ave and 35-39 East 61st Street.
What types of shops are located on Fifth Avenue?
When you walk down Fifth Avenue, you’ll be surrounded by some of the finest retailers in the world. The most famous, of course, is Saks Fifth Avenue, featuring such major designers as Chanel, Louis Vuitton and Marc by Marc Jacobs. You’ll also want to check out FAO Schwarz, an incredible toy store, Fortunoff, Bergdorf Goodman, Brooks Brothers and Van Cleef & Arpels.
Are there any historical landmarks along Fifth Avenue?
Historic sites on Fifth Avenue include the George W. Vanderbilt Residence, St. Regis Hotel, Manufacturers Trust Company Building and the Rizzoli Building. There are also National Historic Landmarks, which range from the Empire State Building and Rockefeller Center to the Flatiron Building and St. Patrick’s Cathedral.