The Statue of Liberty of New York is one of the most popular attractions of the city and a mandatory stop if you are planning to travel to this amazing city.
Located at the South if the Island of Manhattan and near Ellis Island, the Statue of Liberty was a present from France to the Americans in 1886 in the memory of the century of the Declaration of Independence of the United States. It was supposed to be a symbol of union between the two nations, but nowadays it is New York’s major landmark.
Designed by the French Frederic Auguste Bartholdi it was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984. If you are planning to visit the Statue of Liberty, you will have to take a ferry to Ellis Island. Ferrys depart from several parts of the city, so it will probably be near your hotel in New York. The journey usually includes a visit to Ellis Island and the Museum of Immigration.
Nowadays, you must take into account that visitors are not allowed to visit the interior of the statue but you can visit the observatory and its surroundings and enjoy breathtaking views of the city of New York. If you are planning to visit the Statue, you must be aware that, since it is the most popular monument in New York, it is also the most crowded one so you’d better plan your visit and buy the tickets in advance.
The Statue of Liberty is one of the things that make this city so wonderful and unique in the world, but there is much more to do in New York. Choose among the huge variety of hotels that New York offers to its visitors and enjoy a unique experience in one of the most impressing cities in the world.
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