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City Hall
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Rank: 1 About 20

Albany's City Hall is the magnificent center of local government. It houses the office of the mayor, the Common Council chamber, the city and traffic courts, as well as other city services. It is an important place...

Reviewed by: Anthony
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


1 Washington Park
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Rank: 2 About 20

For those who enjoy site seeing, fishing, bird watching, strolling, jogging and any outdoor activity the Washington Park in Albany is a must visit place. Many popular events, concerts and displays are also hosted at this park....

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Madison Ave, Albany, NY
Type: Parks and gardens


2 Schuyler Mansion
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Rank: 3 About 20

Schuyler Mansion, located in a strategic place of Albany, was the home of Philip J. Schuyler, a revolutionary war General, during the second half of the 18th century. Nowadays...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 32 Catherine Street
Type: Museums


3 Stuyvesant Plaza
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Rank: 4 About 20

Stuyvesant Plaza houses shops concerned with books and cards, arts and crafts, cosmetics, hair, and beauty, eateries, photography and electronics, fitness, floriculture, furs, jewelry, wine and liquor, Men’s Formalwear and Fashion,...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: 1475 Western Avenue
Type: Stores and shopping malls


4 Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center
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Rank: 5 About 20

Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center is one of the best remaining examples of an inland Pine Barrens ecosystem environment in the world located in the heart of the Capital District Region in Albany.  This gently rolling sand...

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Address: 195 New Karner Road, Albany, NY 12205
Type: Museums


5 Crossgates Mall
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Rank: 6 About 20

Crossgates Mall can be described as a premier entertainment, dining, and shopping destination of Albany. One would find a wide selection of services, restaurants, and retail stores over here. One’s shopping experience would, in actual...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: 1 Crossgates mall road # 250
Type: Stores and shopping malls


Downtown Albany
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Rank: 8 About 20

Downtown Albany can be described as a 66-acre, 19-block region of Albany, New York, US. It’s the most ancient settled region of Albany; that had originally been planned as well as settled in seventeenth century. In the year 1980, it...

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Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


6 New York State Museum
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Rank: 9 About 20

Located in Alabany, the capital city of New York is one of the major research centers in the United States. Systematic researches are conducted by this institute in the field of anthropology, geology and history. Each year more...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Room 3023, Albany, New York
Type: Museums


7 Lark Street
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Rank: 10 About 20

Lark Street is usually mentioned as ‘Greenwich Village’ with regards to Albany Capital Region. One can describe it as a funky and friendly urban center of Capital region. Lark Street has been a combination of residential and...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: 245 Lark Street
Type: Streets, Squares and Neighbourhoods


8 Ten Broeck Mansion
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Rank: 11 About 20

The Ten Broeck Mansion is a 211 year old building serves as a head office of the Albany County Historical Association. The association is a nonprofit organization which aims at preserving New York’s Capital region...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: 9 Ten Broeck Place
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites


9 Albany Institute of History & Art: Museum
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Rank: 12 About 20

One of the oldest museums in United States, the Albany Institute of History & Art was founded in 1791. The museum is devoted in preserving, collecting, promoting as well as interpreting the culture, art and history of the...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: 125 Washington Avenue Albany, NY
Type: Museums


10 The Egg
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Rank: 13 About 20

The Egg is a performing arts venue located in Albany. The construction of the Egg began in 1966 and was completed twelve years later in 1978. The Egg resembled an egg designed by Wallace Harrison. It is placed in the...

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Address: The Egg, PO Box 2065, Albany, NY 12220
Type: Nightlife


11 Colonie Center
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Rank: 15 About 20

Colonie Center can be described as a 1.3 million sq. ft. enclosed 2-level, regional ‘shopping center’ containing around 100 specialty stores. This center has been anchored by Sears, Macy’s, and Boscov’s. Apart from a...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: 15 Wolf Road
Type: Stores and shopping malls


12 Historic Cherry Hill
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Rank: 16 About 20

The Historic Cherry hill belonged to the Albany family for five generations from 1787-1963. The influence of each generation can be seen on the house and its grounds and the personal belongings. The contents of the house today...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: South Pearl Street
Type: Landmarks and Historic sites

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Albany Institute of History and Art - 0.3 mi
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It was founded in 1791 and is one of the oldest museums in the United States. It is dedicated towards collecting, preserving, interpreting and promoting interest in the history, art and culture of Albany and...

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Address: Albany institute of history and art 125, Washington ave Albany, New York, USA, North America
Distance: 0.5
City: Latham

Type: Other attractions + Share


The Glenmont city Hall - 4 mi
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The Glenmont city Hall is the oldest building constructed in the city of Glenmont in the year 1918. This city had a very small community when it started but now this is a developed city due to some very important decisions and...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: 2 Glenmont Rd, Glenmont, NY, United States‎
Distance: 6.4
City: Glenmont

Type: Landmarks and Historic sites + Share


Glenmont Country Golf Club - 4.2 mi
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This is a much reputed country golf club with golf being the major attraction. This club is complete with a lounge, a pro shop and also a function hall. There is a nine-hole golf course that is very well designed to...

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff
Address: Saybrook Dr, Glenmont, NY, United States (518) 439 2089‎
Distance: 6.8
City: Glenmont

Type: Landmarks and Historic sites + Share


Latham Circle Mall - 6.7 mi
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Latham circle mall is an enclosed shopping mall located near the Latham Circle, in Latham, New York. This mall was removed several times in its history. It was one of the earliest shopping mall in America. With very few...

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Address: Latham circle mall, Latham, New York,USA, North America
Distance: 10.8
City: Latham

Type: Stores and shopping malls + Share

Neighbouring places: Albany


Glenmont - 3.9 mi

The Glenmont City is located in the eastern region of the State of New York in the United States of America. The Glenmont city belongs to the Albany County. The total area covered by the city of Glenmont on the New York State...

Distance: 6.3
City: Glenmont

Latham - 6.5 mi

Latham is a populated place located in Albany County in Albany metro area, New York, USA. The community was named after William G. Latham, hotel owner.It is located at the latitude 42.747 north and longitude 73.759 west....

Distance: 10.5
City: Latham

Guilderland - 9.3 mi

Guilderland can be described as a town located in county of Albany, New York, US. The name ‘Guilderland’ officially means ‘Moneyland’ in Dutch. It actually refers to original assumption of Dutch settlers...

Distance: 14.9
City: Guilderland

Schenectady - 14.5 mi

Schenectady is a city in Schenectady County, New York in United States. As of the 2000 census, the city had a population of 61,821, making it the ninth-largest city in New York. The name "Schenectady" is...

Distance: 23.4
City: Schenectady

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