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Elevated subways with a view: N, Q, F, G lines and more

New York City is home to one of the most famous skylines in the world. Unfortunately, most New Yorkers never get to fully appreciate its breathtaking beauty from within city limits.

Well, you can change all that by simply hopping on the subway and going for a ride.

Take a look at some amazing views offered by New York City's subways.

Q & B lines on the Manhattan Bridge

A view of the sunset headed toward Brooklyn
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A view of the sunset headed toward Brooklyn over the Manhattan Bridge.

A train over Jamaica Bay

Need to get away from the concrete jungle?
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Need to get away from the concrete jungle? The A train offers breathtaking views of Jamaica Bay.

4 train passing by Yankee Stadium

Get a look at Yankee Stadium as the
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Get a look at Yankee Stadium as the 4 train passes by.

N train on the Manhattan Bridge

Hop on the N train and take a
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Hop on the N train and take a trip over the East River via the Manhattan Bridge for a spectacular view.

No. 1 train platform at 242nd Street

The No. 1 train station at 242nd Street
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The No. 1 train station at 242nd Street offers a beautiful view overlooking Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx.

No. 7 line at 46th Street in Queens

The daytime view from the 46th Street stop
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The daytime view from the 46th Street stop on the No. 7 line in Sunnyside, Queens, offers a quintessential New York City view.

No. 7 line at 46th Street in Queens

The sunset view from the 46th Street stop
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The sunset view from the 46th Street stop on the No. 7 line in Sunnyside, Queens.

F & G lines near Smith and 9th streets in Brooklyn

The view from the Manhattan-bound F/G between Smith
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The view from the Manhattan-bound F/G between Smith and 9th streets and Carroll Street.

F & G lines at Smith–9th streets in Brooklyn

A beautiful look at downtown Manhattan while you
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A beautiful look at downtown Manhattan while you wait for the train to arrive.

N & Q lines at the Astoria Boulevard stop in Queens

The RFK Bridge, also known as the Triborough,
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The RFK Bridge, also known as the Triborough, glitters in gold lights at the Astoria Boulevard station in Queens.

No. 7 line at Junction Boulevard in Queens

The view from the Junction Boulevard station on
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The view from the Junction Boulevard station on the No. 7 line.

Q train at Coney Island Terminal

Get excited for your day in Coney Island
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Get excited for your day in Coney Island by taking a ride there on the Q train.

Coney Island – Stillwell Avenue station in Brooklyn

The Coney Island -- Stillwell Avenue station in
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The Coney Island -- Stillwell Avenue station in Brooklyn serves the D, F, N and Q lines. It also provides a great view all the fun that awaits at Luna Park.

J train at Marcy Avenue

A view of Williamsburg from the Marcy Avenue
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A view of Williamsburg from the Marcy Avenue station.

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