Here are some of the biggest secrets behind New York's iconic Plaza Hotel

New York’s legendary Plaza Hotel has a colourful past.

Since opening in 1907, it has hosted some of the world’s most famous guests and appeared in more than 50 films.

In honour of its history, The Plaza recently put together an infographic highlighting everything from its list of notorious guests to the bizarre requests its concierge has seen.

Here are some of the most fascinating moments in The Plaza’s history, including that time a guest ordered two dozen live tarantulas for a special dinner.

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