Empty benches on a ferry  from the Statue of Liberty in New York City. Photo: Kena Betancur/AFP Empty benches on a ferry  from the Statue of Liberty in New York City. Photo: Kena Betancur/AFP
Empty benches on a ferry from the Statue of Liberty in New York City. Photo: Kena Betancur/AFP
Tourism

With no tourists, New Yorkers see Statue of Liberty, 9/11 Memorial and other sites usually thronged by the visitors coronavirus travel curbs are keeping away

  • New Yorkers – famous for not visiting renowned sites in the city, according to a National Park Service worker – are enjoying its crowd-free landmarks
  • Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the number of visitors to New York has fallen. ‘It’s about time we get back to the normal hustle and bustle,’ one resident says

Topic |   Tourism
Empty benches on a ferry  from the Statue of Liberty in New York City. Photo: Kena Betancur/AFP Empty benches on a ferry  from the Statue of Liberty in New York City. Photo: Kena Betancur/AFP
Empty benches on a ferry from the Statue of Liberty in New York City. Photo: Kena Betancur/AFP
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