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Brooklyn Bridge Guided Bike Tour
"This 2-hour tour takes you up in the air above New York City! The entire New York Harbor will be visible including the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Staten Island the port of Brooklyn and several miles of the New Jersey coastline. Descend into Brooklyn seeing NYC’s Financial District from across the river followed by historic houses of Brooklyn Heights. You will return over the bridge
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New York Harbor Hop-on Hop-off Cruise including One World Observatory Ticket
"After departing from Pier 79 in Midtown the cruise will stop at Battery Park a short walk from One World Observatory where you have timed admission. Your hop-on hop-off ticket is valid for one day allowing you to design your own sightseeing itinerary for your trip to the Big Apple. Hop on and off as often as you want and enjoy informative and amusing commentary as you go! The boats will give you up-close views of the Statue of Liberty Ellis Island
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Private Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Tour
"Meet your guide (at the time of your choice) inside Castle Clinton on the southern tip of Manhattan and board the ferry. Enjoy priority boarding without waiting in a line and hear anecdotes about Battery Park New York Harbor and the surrounding areas . Once on the island we head to the pedestal and gain access to the exclusive Statue of Liberty Museum. Highlights include one of the original statue torches rare memorabilia and the plaque with the poem ""The New Colossus"" that was at the base of the statue from 1903 until the 1980's.  Take in the sights of the New York skyline on the observation deck. Enjoy free time to do some shopping and get a once-in-a lifetime photo o
From $114.00

Wall Street - Bull Statue Tips (10)

Bowling Green

Bowling Green is New York's oldest existing park which goes back as far as 1733 when the government at the time created it for three people who paid 1 peppercorn/year rent to use it.Today, it is...
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mydreamquest
May 09, 2008

Always Keep An Eye Open For A Beer

Whilst walking through the Wall Street Financial district I came to a typical street scene that occurs all over the world. Kegs of beer being delivered to bars, clubs and hotels, it very often still...
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Mikebb
Aug 12, 2007

The Standing Bull Statue

The Standing Bull Statue was placed in front of Bowling Green park, near the begining of Broadway Street in 1989. It's a pretty imposing and inspiring statue to look at symbolizing a strong economy....
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mydreamquest
Nov 08, 2005

1 Chase Manhattan Plaza (lower Manhattan)

When you're in lower Manhattan to visit sites such as The Federal Reserve Bank, Wall Street (with the New York Stock Exchange and Federal Hall), amid the cluster of high rise buildings it's easy to...
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Christophe_Ons
Sep 14, 2005

Try to go to wall street without the traffic jams.

...if you use the FAST WATER TAXI !it is very fast, try to climb on the roof : wonderful views of Manhattan !STOPS are....EAST RIVER:- East 90th street - East 34thSOUTH:- Fulton , Bk'lyn- Pier 11...
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nygaston
Dec 13, 2004

Make sure this time the bull is for real

Walking down Broadway before you enter Battery Park, you'll see this famous "Charging Bull" sculpture. It's a symbol of prosperous stock market. After the market crash in the recent years, I had to...
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mht_in_la
Jul 25, 2004

Robert F. Wagner jr. Park / Pier A

Early on a weekday morning, go get a coffee and a couple of dougnuts to take out and then follow the tens of thousands of commuting Manhattanites on their way to work - take the subway train 4 or 5 to...
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Christophe_Ons
Mar 15, 2004

Wall St. Bull Market

Once upon a time, there was a bull market on Wall Street.....Okay, well its getting better. A bull market is a rising market... i.e. people are buying stocks... (a good thing). A bear market is a...
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marciaca
Oct 15, 2003

Wall Street

Too many tourists want to shoot the famous bull of Wall Street, it is not possible to take a good picture. Just go o the ack and take what shows his strenght and bullhood.
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Alpha_Ghana
Jul 30, 2008

A bull in Manhattan

This statue of a Charging Bull (3.200 kilos!) was located here in 1989. Dealers and Traders of Wall Street go to touch its nose in order to haver better luck ...
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pginer
Mar 27, 2004
 
 
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Things to Do Near New York City

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City Tours - CityPass

We purchased a 7day pass online through the Qantas site which offered a discounted price. The pass allows you to go to the front of the line and save money along the way. There are a number of tourist...
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African Burial Ground National Monument

During excavation for a new office building, in lower Manhattan, a burial ground of about 400 slaves was unearthed, and digging quickly stopped. Some 200 bodies still remain buried here, and in its...
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Manhattan Municipal Building

Build in 1913 with the height of 170 m and 40 floors looks like a replica of Moskow university building with the 7 sisters of moskow .Surface is 60000 sq m. The 20 ft high gilded statue of 'Civic...
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Tribeca

Ahh, the Triangle Beneath Canal Street or more popularly called the TRIBECA. the district was formerly an area of industry with many industrial buildings but fell into hard times in the 60's and...
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Ground Zero - World Trade Center

We walked over here and sat for a while after walking around the 9/11 Memorial. It was a gorgeous and warm afternoon and the breeze off the water was welcoming and refreshing. Directly across from us...
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National September 11 Memorial

I tell most people what the volunteers at the museum told me - if you visit New York frequently, consider getting the membership. I wanted to see everything while I was there, but for myself and many...
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