Manhattan Tourism

Manhattan is a city in northeastern Kansas in the United States at the junction of the Kansas River and Big Blue River. It is the county seat of Riley County, although it extends into Pottawatomie County. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 52,281. The city was founded by settlers from the New England Emigrant Aid Company as a Free-State town in the 1850s, during the Bleeding Kansas era. Nicknamed "The Little Apple" as a play on New York City's "Big Apple", Manhattan is best known as the home of Kansas State University and has a distinct college town atmosphere. Manhattan Regional Airport (MHK) is the second-busiest commercial airport in Kansas. Eight miles (13 km) west of the city is Fort Riley, a United States Army post.

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It is a little college town located in the state of Kansas and predominantly known for being home to Kansas State University. Thanks to this, the city has a fair share of the young population that contributes highly to its culture and vividity. The entire city is divided into two areas- Aggieville and Downtown. While the former is replete with bars, shops and restaurants, the latter is packed with historic architecture and old places. The shops in Aggieville are pretty trendy and often packed with the youngsters who flock here for hangouts. It is a small town, hence can be easily covered on foot, in case you wish to mingle with its culture.

 

  • Know the pollution level of Manhattan before you plan your visit.

    • Noise and Light Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 12.5 (Very Low)
  • How safe is Manhattan for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Manhattan.

    • Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 50 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 50 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 33.33 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety Index 55.88 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 63.24 (High)
    • Pollution Index 2.59 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 14 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Manhattan

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 34.83 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 73.23 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 41.67 USD

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