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11 September 2009

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Time out Names World’s greatest city 2009

New York has been named by Time out as the World’s greatest city 2009 closely followed by London.

It was a close fought race for first and second place between New York and London,some of the things that pushed New York to the forefront are, New York has a 24 Hour culture, offering travellers and locals something to do and see no matter the time of day or night, from Restaurants, Bars and Night Clubs to Theatre, Shopping and Sight Seeing, no other city has more energy than New York this factor gained New York an extra point for Buzz getting the top mark of 10 compared to London getting 9.

New York is a new, modern, planned city compared to ancient and historic cities such as London, Rome and Athens and has built itself up very quickly to a prime holiday and business destination for reasons other than historical sights and monuments, New York city has countless accommodation options for tourists, from Budget Hotels and Youth Hostels to Luxury 5 Star Hotels and Studio Apartments.

The Manhattan skyline makes your heart beat faster and is an imposing and amazing sight, whether you see it every day or when just you’re visiting for a holiday, the architectural delights of Manhattan gained New York two extra points making 9 over London getting 7 for architecture and pushed New York into the top city spot.

New York city has an unrivalled infrastructure needed for any great city of the world.

The key features looked at to determine which city is the greatest in the world are:
Architecture, Arts & culture, Buzz, Food & drink, Quality of life and World status.

Top 10 Results

1. New York, USA

Architecture: 9

Arts & culture: 10

Buzz: 10

Food & drink: 9

Quality of life: 6

World status: 9


Total/60: 53

2. London, UK

Architecture: 7

Arts & culture: 10

Buzz: 9

Food & drink: 9

Quality of life: 6
World status: 9
Total/60: 50

3. Paris, France

Architecture: 9

Arts & culture: 9
Buzz: 6
Food & drink: 9

Quality of life: 7

World status: 8


Total/60: 48

4. Berlin, Germany

Architecture: 7

Arts & culture: 9
Buzz: 9

Food & drink: 6

Quality of life: 7

World status: 8
Total/60: 46

Equal 5th. Barcelona, Spain
Architecture: 9

Arts & culture: 7

Buzz: 8

Food & drink: 8

Quality of life: 8
World status: 4


Total/60: 44

Equal 5th. Chicago, USA

Architecture: 9

Arts & culture: 8
Buzz: 7

Food & drink: 7

Quality of life: 7
World status: 6
Total/60: 44

Equal 5th. Tokyo, Japan

Architecture: 7
Arts & culture: 6
Buzz: 9

Food & drink: 10

Quality of life: 4
World status: 8
Total/60: 44

8. Istanbul, Turkey

Architecture: 7
Arts & culture: 7
Buzz: 9

Food & drink: 7
Quality of life: 6
World status: 7


Total/60: 43

Equal 9th. Rome, Italy

Architecture: 9

Arts & culture: 7
Buzz: 7
Food & drink: 6

Quality of life: 6

World status: 7


Total/60: 42

Equal 9th. Sydney, Australia

Architecture: 7

Arts & culture: 6

Buzz: 7

Food & drink: 7

Quality of life: 10
World status: 5


Total/60: 42

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