Queens is considered to be the largest borough of the New York City. It is thought that if Queens was a separate city it would be the fifth largest city in the United States. Queens features the largest ethnically diverse population in New York. Every neighborhood in Queens has its own vibrancy and uniqueness. The borough has several attractions especially museums and art galleries that are worth visiting.
Queens in home to the very popular Flushing Meadows-Corona Park; there are several museums in the surroundings of the park. The architecture of special notice around the park is the Unisphere, which is the largest globe in the world. The museums worth visiting in Queens include Noguchi Museum, Queens Museum of Art, New York Hall of Science, etc. The Kupferberg Center for the Arts and the P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center are also good places to visit. For those looking for some open spaces will find the Queens Botanical Garden to be a good place to visit .
Chinatown and Jackson Heights are good places to shop in Queens. Steinway in Astoria and Jamaica Avenue in Jamaica are also good places for shopping. There are also numerous shopping malls in Queens where visitors can have fun. Some good shopping malls include Queens Place Mall, Queens Center and The Shops at Atlas Park.
Queens is served by the LaGuardia Airport and the John F. Kennedy International Airport. Getting from the airport to the desired location in Queens is easy. The airports are connected by regular public transport like rail and buses and also by taxis and car rentals.
Finding halal restaurants in Queens is not difficult; there are numerous halal restaurants serving delicious cuisines. The most popular halal restaurants in Queens include King of Falafel &Shawarma, Sammy’s Halal, Fatima’s, Layali Beirut Cafe Restaurant, Pak Afghan Cuisine & Grill, Cairo Steak House, etc.
There are a few mosques in Queens; some of the well-known ones include Masjid Al-Hikmah, Masjid El Ber, Islamic Cultural Center of New York, Masjid At-Taqwa, etc. Locating mosques in Queens is not difficult.