25 Awesome Reasons That You Should Visit Manhattan

Who doesn’t want to see New York City? It’s the Big Apple! The melting pot of the world! In fact, with its diversity, size, and global influence, there is no place quite like it. New York City has long been considered the center of global finance, culture, and politics. But what is at the center of New York City? Manhattan, of course! This famous borough is cool for numerous reasons. First, it’s actually an island. That’s right, this plot of land with some of the world’s largest buildings is an island. Second, it has some incredible green space. In fact, Manhattan is home to Central Park, which is the world’s first and largest urban landscaping project. Surrounding Central Park is what Manhattan is famous for…buildings. Lots and lots of buildings! From the Rockefeller Center and the Freedom Tower all the way to the Empire State Building, there is no shortage of skyscrapers for you to wonder at, so get ready to wet your travel appetite. Whether you’re coming from near or far we are sure that we can tell you something interesting that will make you want to come to New York. These are 25 Awesome Reasons That You Should Visit Manhattan!

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As the largest metro system in the world, New York City has 468 subway stations. 147 of them are in Manhattan.

As the largest metro system in the world, New York City has 468 subway stations. 147 of them are in Manhattan.Source: howstuffworks.com, Image: wikipedia
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art has recommended entrance fees. If you want to donate, you can pay more. If you don't have the cash, you can pay less.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has recommended entrance fees. If you want to donate, you can pay more. If you don't have the cash, you can pay less.Source: wikipedia, Image: wikipedia
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Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the man behind 9/11, literally sent the FBI on a wild goose chase by getting them to think that there were geese in Central Park with explosives in their rectums.

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the man behind 9/11, literally sent the FBI on a wild goose chase by getting them to think that there were geese in Central Park with explosives in their rectumsSource: truth-out.org, Image: wikipedia
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If the whole world were as dense as Manhattan, then the entire human race could fit into New Zealand.

If the whole world was as dense as Manhattan, then the entire human race could fit into New ZealandSource: waitbutwhy.com, Image: wikipedia
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In 1674, the Dutch traded Manhattan to the English for Run Island, an island in Indonesia that is basically uninhabited today.

In 1674, the Dutch traded Manhattan to the English for Run Island, an island in Indonesia that is basically uninhabited today.Source: wikipedia, Image: wikipedia


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