Photo of the day: Times Square, New York City

It is night time when we try to make our way along Broadway which is packed with people who have just watched a broadway show in one of the many theatres clustered in this district of midtown Manhattan. Squeezed among thousands of people, we stroll towards one of the most touristy places in the world that attracts an estimated 100 million visitors each year. Sitting down, we are reading the illuminated LED adds, watching the commercial video’s and taking it in…

About 400,000 jobs supported by the square, USD110 billion  generated annually, an estimated USD370 million to run the 24/7 light show, 160 megawatts to power over 200 lit billboards, … Times Square… Truly overwhelming and easy to recognise when you see pictures of New York City from… space!

 

Travel tips:

  • For more details and to help you plan your trip, refer to our free interactive map.

 

Claire & Marcella

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