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Statue of Liberty, United States

From series “The Most Grandiose Statues and Monuments”
Year: 1886. Height: 93 meters.

The Statue of Liberty is one of the prominent landmarks that most people often associate with the United States. This sculpture is one of the most recognizable in the world. That's a symbol of freedom and democracy. The unusual history of the monument is also known to many travelers. Citizens of France have given this statue to United States. Such a gift was made for the celebration of the centennial of the American Revolution.

Statue of Liberty, United States The statue is located in the Hudson River estuary, on the island of Liberty. The overall height including the pedestal is 93 meters. Liberty Island is incredibly popular as a tourist destination. Visitors can enjoy the great statue not only visually, but also examine it from the inside. To climb to the observation deck, which is located on top of the pedestal, it is necessary to overcome 192 steps. One going up to the crown of the statue has to go through 365 steps.

Viewing platforms offer a great view of New York Harbor. Tourists will have an opportunity to visit the museum located inside the statue. An exposition is placed in the walls of the pedestal. The exhibition is devoted to the history of the monument and tells about all its symbolic elements. Today, copies of one of the great statues of the world can be seen in many different cities and museums, but many people still go for a long journey just to admire the original structure. Opening of the monument took place in 1886. Today, the Statue of Liberty is daily visited by thousands of people from all over the world. That's one of the most popular attractions in the world. Next - Leshan Giant Buddha


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Statue of Liberty - interactive map

Useful staff nearby

ATM bankomat: 'Sovereign Bank' located in 1.66 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: 'Budget Rent A Car' is located in 3.57 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'Valero' in 3.08 km
Supermarket: 'Sonex Food Products' in 1.53 km
Parking: 'Liberty State Park Overflow Parking Lot' in 2.18 km
Apotheek: 'Downtown Pharmacy' in 2.75 km
Police station: 'Alcohol Tob Firearms Expl Bur' in 2.42 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'Liberty Island Crown Café' in 0.16 km
Railway station: 'NYC MTA' in 3.17 km

Nearest airports:
 »  Manhattan Airport - in 3 km
 »  Linden Airport LDJ - in 18 km
 »  Teterboro Airport TEB - in 19 km
 »  John F Kennedy Airport JFK - in 22 km
 »  Essex County Airport CDW - in 28 km
 Cities nearby

Best hotels near Statue of Liberty

UBliss Suites at 70 Greene

Located in 2 km from Statue of Liberty
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Rooms: 10
The apartments at UBLiss Suites at 70 Greene include a flat-screen cable TV and iPod docking station. There is also a clothes washing machine and … More: photo, rates and booking
Pelican Suites at the Pier

Located in 3 km from Statue of Liberty
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Rooms: 1
A full kitchen and dining area are provided in every apartment at Pelican Suites at the Pier. Relax in the spacious seating area with a sofa bed and … More: photo, rates and booking
Willow Street Homes by onefinestay

Located in 4 km from Statue of Liberty
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Rooms: 1
A fireplace is included in each modern apartment at WillowStreet Homes by onefinestay. Plush bedding is offered in guest rooms. A garden or patio is … More: photo, rates and booking
Wyndham Garden Chinatown

Located in 5 km from Statue of Liberty
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Rooms: 106
The Wyndham Garden Chinatown has rooms with a flat-screen cable TV and a refrigerator. The en suite bathroom includes a hairdryer and the premium … More: photo, rates and booking

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High Line Park
7 km - High Line Park
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Empire State Building
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Top destination around Statue of Liberty - Manhattan

The same impressive building is the Chrysler Building which construction was finished in 1930. Its height is 319m. The majestic skyscraper is considered to be one of the main symbols of Manhattan. Among other architectural sights and landmarks Flatiron Building is well worth attention. Its name is derived from the building resemblance to cast-iron and clothing iron and now the building is known as “Iron”. The height of this skyscraper is 82m and it is one of the oldest skyscrapers of the Manhattan island. Its construction was finished in 1902. The most popular cultural center of the island is considered to be the Manhattan Canter. This is an upscale complex comprised of modern recording studios, several ball rooms and concert stages. The center regularly holds different concerts, TV shows shootings and other events, attracting many travelers. Engaging cultural events are held in the Lincoln Center which is considered to be the music culture center.
The Chinatown is a place of inevitable visit for tourists. The area is famous for plenty of entertaining establishments, China restaurants and shops. The island offers remarkable religious landmarks as well. The historical part of the island hosts the Church of Blessed Sacrament. It was established in the middle of 19th century and today it is the most significant landmark of the United Stated of America. The building of the church is executed in Neo-Gothic style and today it hosts several shopping centers and restaurants.

The Nelson Tower is the next significant tourist attraction spot. The height of the tower is 171m. The construction of the scale building was finished in 1931. Today the building hosts large companies’ offices. The Museum mile street will be of great interest for the guests. The street is home to ten interesting museums.
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