The first, and arguably the best, of Las Vegas’s modern breed of replica “cities”, New York–New York, opened in 1997. Its exterior – a squeezed-up, half-sized rendition of the Manhattan skyline as it looked in the 1950s – is best admired from the tiny little yellow cabs of its Roller Coaster, which speed at 67mph around the towers.

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