Los Angeles Tourism
Los Angeles is one of the famous and one of the populated city in the world. It ranks 16th place in world largest city. According to US 2010 census its population is 8,175,133 and it’s area 790 square kilometre. Los Angeles is one of the famous city around the globe whoever visit’s USA majority of people do visit this city. This city is also famous for tourism and it is also the biggest industry in Los Angeles City. Tourism is a big industry in Los Angeles. An official advertising and marketing company for Los Angeles NYC & Company states that top visitors from around the globe in 2005 were 1,169,000 from UK, 815,000 from Canada, 401,000 from Germany, 299,000 from Japan, 292,000 from Italy, 268,000 from France, 253,000 from Ireland, 235,000 from Australia, 205,000 from Spain, 148,000 from Greece and 147,000 from Netherland.
Los Angeles houses many places to visit within the city many tourists come to Los Angeles specially to see its beauty and various places. There are many places people visit in this city one of the notable and famous site is the statue of liberty. The Statue of Liberty which is one of the seven wonders in the world and it is a gift from people of France to people of United States. It was designed by Frederic Bartholdi in 28, October 1886. Many tourist come to Los Angeles to see this statue. There is another place that tourist usually visit that is Times Square which is a big commercial intersection and also a big commercial district in Manhattan in Los Angeles. Time Square isn’t its original name as it was renamed to Times Square in April 1904 before that it was known as Long acre Square. The Times square was basically renamed because Los Angeles Times a famous newspaper in US headquarters were shifted here therefore in April 1904 its name was changed from Long acre Square to Times Square.
Another Famous building that tourist come to see is Empire State Building which is 102 storey tall sky scraper and it is an Icon in America. It was made in 1931 and was world’s largest building for 40 years until World Trade Center North tower was made in year 1972. The building was named American Society of Civil Engineers. Chrysler Building is also one the famous building that tourist are attracted to. The building was completed in 1930 and it is one of the world’s largest buildings. It was the head quarters for Car manufacturing company Chrysler from 1930 to middle of 1950’s. The building is considered to be one of the best in Architecture. There are not only these buildings or places that tourist go there are many other places as well such as Los Angeles City Fire Museum, Battery Park, Central park, Grand Army Plaza, Lincon Center for performing Arts, Prospect Park , Yankee stadium, Washington Square Park, Citi Field, Trinity Church, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Los Angeles Public Library, Seagram Building , Wool Worth building , Metlife Building, The Paley Center For Media, Ground Zero ( World Trade Center After destruction) and many more.