Pepsi Cola Sign is one of The 15 Best Monuments in New York City.

1. Pepsi Cola Sign

46th Ave (at Center Blvd), Queens, NY
Monument · Hunters Point · 20 tips and reviews

Amy R.Amy Robertson: Not crowded! Excellent for a pre or post brunch walk

PepsiPepsi: Great views from Manhattan! Snap a pic and post it with your check in. And don't forget to follow Pepsi on Foursquare!

Lauren H.Lauren Hansen: Pretty park, and kept very clean. Great place to chill out on a nice day, with a view of the city across the river.

Washington Square Arch is one of The 15 Best Monuments in New York City.

2. Washington Square Arch

Washington Sq N, New York, NY
Monument · Greenwich Village · 46 tips and reviews

jireselljiresell: I love hanging out here and people watching. One of the best spots in the city!

Joe M.Joe Mangrum: Check out sand paintings on saturdays

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Traffic was allowed to drive through arch until 1971. Inside is 102-step spiral staircase now closed to public. 2 statues of George Washington added to north side in 1916. Full site history via<LINK> Read more.

Statue of Liberty is one of The 15 Best Monuments in New York City.

3. Statue of Liberty

Liberty Island, New York, NY
Monument · Liberty Island · 701 tips and reviews

A S.A S: It's beautiful. Travel to the island to get a good view is definitely worth it.

HuffPostHuffPost: The crown reopened in summer 2009 for the first time since 9/11 and will be open until 2011 when it is closed for renovations. Read more.

LufthansaLufthansa: Did you know? In 1885, the dismantled Statue of Liberty arrived in New York Harbor after being shipped across the Atlantic in 350 individual pieces packed in more than 200 cases!

The Obelisk (Cleopatra's Needle) is one of The 15 Best Monuments in New York City.

4. The Obelisk (Cleopatra's Needle)

East Dr (at 81st St), New York, NY
Monument · Central Park · 28 tips and reviews

Tom D.Tom DiMaggio: Nice Central Park secret, learn a little about the history and take a seat at one of the benches to relax with a book.

Bloomberg TVBloomberg TV: Cleopatra's needle may not have been constructed in Central Park but you can thank American businessman Wm. Vanderbilt for donating $103k to have the structure moved from Egypt to NY in 1881

Svein B.Svein Berg: At night: Find a position around the obelix so that you can see a star or the moon right above the top of the obelix. Make a wish for yourself and someone you care about.

Fearless Girl is one of The 15 Best Monuments in New York City.

5. Fearless Girl

Broad St (btwn Wall St & Exchange Pl), New York, NY
Monument · Financial District · 8 tips and reviews

Chris M.Chris Marotta: Corporate advertising disguised as feminist guerilla art. Smile everyone!

Fu Wen L.Fu Wen Lee: It was simply amazing ! Suggest to visit it in the early morning otherwise there are too many visitors around .

jansen c.jansen c: Avoid rush hours and weekend

Gracie Mansion is one of The 15 Best Monuments in New York City.

6. Gracie Mansion

E 88th St (at E End Ave), New York, NY
Monument · Yorkville · 57 tips and reviews

Paige C.Paige C: Love walking in this entire park, specifically past the Mansion and by the water.

City of New YorkCity of New York: After Gracie sold his house, the property eventually was appropriated by the City of New York in 1896 and the 11 acres that came with the home would later be formed into Carl Schurz Park.

City of New YorkCity of New York: Gracie Mansion was originally built in 1799 by a prosperous New York merchant named Archibald Gracie.

Grand Central Terminal Clock is one of The 15 Best Monuments in New York City.

7. Grand Central Terminal Clock

Grand Central Terminal, New York, NY
Monument · Midtown East · 32 tips and reviews

Mike G.Mike Gebert: I have been here many times over the years. Good to see that others appreciate it. Thank you Jackie Kennedy Onnasis for saving Grand Central Station Landmark.

A G.A G: The GCT Centennial logo is set to 7:13pm, which in military time (1913) represents the year NYC's Gilded Age marvel opened.

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Booth has hidden staircase for workers to descend to breakroom between this level & Lower Dining Concourse. Clock set to ensure accuracy with Naval Observatory in Bethesda, MD.More site info via<LINK> Read more.

Firemen's Memorial is one of The 15 Best Monuments in New York City.

8. Firemen's Memorial

Riverside Dr (at W 100th St), New York, NY
Monument · Upper West Side · 4 tips and reviews

Kevin F.Kevin Fitzpatrick: The allegorical 1913 sculpture represents “Duty” and “Sacrifice.” Don't miss the marker for FDNY horses, located in front of the fountain.

FDNYFDNY: Firefighter's Memorial (1912) honors all those who died in the line of duty. Every October the FDNY holds its Memorial Day ceremony at this site, remembering all active members who died that year.

Mike BloombergMike Bloomberg: Yesterday, I was here to honor the ten members of the FDNY who died on active duty this past year. NYC's Bravest have our undying respect and thanks.

José de San Martín Statue is one of The 15 Best Monuments in New York City.

9. José de San Martín Statue

Central Park South and Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY
Monument · Central Park · 1 tip

Néstor S.Néstor Suárez (NESUA): The monument was a gift from the City of Buenos Aires and is a smaller-scale replica from the original at BA. Jose de San Martin, helped Argentina, Chile and Peru gain independence from the Spaniards Read more.

World War II Merchant Marine Memorial Plaza is one of The 15 Best Monuments in New York City.

10. World War II Merchant Marine Memorial Plaza

Battery Park (New York Harbor), New York, NY
Monument · Financial District · 7 tips and reviews

Melissa M.Melissa Michaud Nishan: Nice park. Lots to see in this area.

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Diving Eagle. Bronze statue dedication in 1963 attended by President JFK. Created by Italian-born sculptor Albino Manca who also designed Gate of Life in Queens Children’s Zoo. More info via<LINK>. Read more.

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: 8 19'-ft tall slabs in 2 rows of 4 containing names, ranks & states of 4,601 U.S. servicemen who lost their lives in Atlantic Ocean during WWII. Dedicated 1959. More site info via <LINK> Read more.

African Burial Ground National Monument is one of The 15 Best Monuments in New York City.

11. African Burial Ground National Monument

290 Broadway, New York, NY
Monument · Downtown Manhattan · 22 tips and reviews

elle 💋elle 💋: Awesome find to help me feel centered and balanced.

HISTORYHISTORY: This site contains the known remains of more than 400 enslaved and free Africans buried here between 1690 and 1794.

The GrioThe Grio: This site contains the remains of hundreds of Africans buried during the 17th and 18th centuries. Read more.

Charging Bull is one of The 15 Best Monuments in New York City.

12. Charging Bull

Broadway & Morris St, New York, NY
Monument · Financial District · 215 tips and reviews

Henrique S.Henrique Sales: Really cool monument. Is a must go in NY.

HISTORYHISTORY: Displayed in its current location since 1989, this 7,000-pound bronze sculpture has become a famous symbol of American capitalism.

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The 7,000-pound Wall Street Bull was created in optimistic response to the 1987 stock market crash and dropped in front of the New York Stock Exchange overnight in 1989.

Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument is one of The 15 Best Monuments in New York City.

13. Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument

171 Riverside Dr (at W 89th St), New York, NY
Monument · Upper West Side · 17 tips and reviews

Hungry Domaine ~.Hungry Domaine ~: Sometimes I take certain things for granted. The UWS has some great monuments. I stopped and absorbed the view:)

Mike BloombergMike Bloomberg: On Memorial Day, I was here to remember all those who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country.

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: 1902 95 foot tall monument dedicated to New Yorkers who participated in Civil War. Original design titled "Temple of Fame" based upon Choragic Monument in Athens. Learn more about site via our blog. Read more.

Scholars' Lion is one of The 15 Best Monuments in New York City.

14. Scholars' Lion

Columbia University (535 W 116th), New York, NY
Monument · West Harlem · No tips or reviews
Highest Natural Point in Manhattan is one of The 15 Best Monuments in New York City.

15. Highest Natural Point in Manhattan

Fort Washington Ave (at W 185th St), New York, NY
Monument · Hudson Heights · 3 tips and reviews

Lenny G.Lenny Grinberg: Looks gorgeous with the new renovations. Great Sunday out!

Pavel L.Pavel Lishin: A good place to get high.

Brian B.Brian Bittner: Bennett Park is undergoing a major renno right now and is closed until summer 2012