Times Square Named New York’s Top Tourist Attraction
Our friends over at Kaplan International English surveyed more than 350 English language students aged between 18 and 59 from 39 countries to discover what they loved about New York. The results are in and, from the point of view of this New Yorker, are spot on!
According to a global survey of international students, New York’s neon heart, Times Square, is the city’s most popular tourist attraction. In fact, visiting Times Square was the preferred tourist activity for more than one-third (35%) of international students with “The Crossroads of the World” proving more popular than many other famous New York destinations.
When asked, “What’s your favourite tourist attraction,” Times Square topped the category beating the likes of Central Park (24%), Brooklyn Bridge (14%), the Empire State Building (9%) and the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island (3%).
Kaplan International published the results of their “What to do in New York” survey as a motion graphic. This amazing video graphic takes you on a fabulous journey around some of the most popular places in New York City. Check it out, and then come to NYC. We’re waiting for you!