What Makes Manhattan a Revered Metropolis?

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Director and screenwriter Milos Forman once said, “I get out of the taxi and it’s probably the only city which in reality looks better than on the postcards…New York.”

For an island no bigger than 13.4 miles long and 2.3 miles wide, Manhattan sure houses a lot of people! 8.3 million people, in fact. Indeed the striking metropolis, Manhattan is notoriously revered for its architecture, argumentative New Yorkers and artistic finesse.

If you’re considering a trip to the Big Apple, check out our latest infographic, which highlights all the reasons why we tip our hats to one of the greatest cities in the world! (Note: it’s best enjoyed over a steaming slice of white pizza.)

 New-York-infographic

Sources:

http://www.timeout.com/newyork/things-to-do/50-reasons-why-nyc-is-the-greatest-city-in-the-world

http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/03/14/174353179/new-york-city-hits-a-new-population-mark-topping-8-3-million

http://ftw.usatoday.com/2013/10/20-reasons-new-york-is-the-best-sports-city-in-the-world/

http://www.buzzfeed.com/kater11/new-york-city-vs-everywhere-else-by-the-numbers

http://thoughtcatalog.com/charlie-morrigan/2013/05/50-greatest-quotes-about-new-york-city/

http://www.statisticbrain.com/pizza-statistics/

http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/story?section=news/local/new_york&id=9214401

http://www.city-data.com/states/New-York-Ethnic-groups.html

http://www.ipsos-mori.com/researchpublications/researcharchive/3249/Boost-for-UK-as-London-voted-one-of-the-worlds-top-three-cities-in-global-study.aspx