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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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Viator VIP: NYC Night Helicopter Flight and Statue of Liberty Cruise
"Your adventure begins at the Downtown Heliport at Pier 6 when you board a luxury helicopter for a 15-minute helicopter flight. Your helicopter flight takes place after dark offering you views of the magnificent New York skyline lit up at night. Listen to your friendly pilot share fascinating facts and anecdotes as you spot some of the city's most famous sights. Marvel at sensational views of the Brooklyn Bridge and World Financial Center Chelsea Piers Time Warner Center and Ground Zero as well as New Jersey attractions such as the Goldman Sachs Tower Colgate Clock and Liberty State Park. After your helicopter ride
From $249.00
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
From $58.00

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Top things to see

You must see the following when in New York1.Go up to the top of theEmpire State Building...2. See the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.....Ellis Island is more interesting.3. Central Park4....
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Apr 20, 2004

boring ride

Circle Line-which just circles Manhattan take the one that goes to Liberty Island Take Liberty ferry. It goes to the Statue of Liberty so that you can go inside and it goes to Liberty State Park. It...
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Jan 15, 2004

Not worth the walk to the top!

The Statue of Liberty is a beautiful monument in the middle of the New York Harbor welcoming visitors into one of the greatest cities on earth. However, don't be fooled... all of the Statue of...
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Dec 27, 2003

Statue of Liberty

As far as I know, because of security issues you can only visit the grounds of Lady Liberty. It's still worth the ferry ride out since it's an amazing sight and so meaningful for most, but there's no...
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Sep 23, 2003


Just about all the must see sights in NY are tourist traps. I suppose this adds to the appeal and atmosphere of the place but be prepared to queue!!! Central park can help relieve some of NY's many...
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Jun 23, 2003

Statue of Liberty: How you see it

One of the most famous statues in the world. Some people think the best way to see the Statue of Liberty is from the water. Granted, you can ride the Staton Island Ferry for free and take pictures and...
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May 22, 2003

The Statue of Liberty

This photo shows how close I got to this monument. The lines for the tours were so long that I felt I would be wasting a day getting out to Lady Liberty. Instead I had a blast walking around Soho, the...
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Apr 25, 2003

Liberty of Freedom

Ofcourse you shall see the Liberty of freedom. But if you want to get to the libertyisland you have to stay there for some hours until the next boat comes, and to be honest it was a bit boring. Take a...
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Sep 25, 2002

I've been to NY umpteen...

I've been to NY umpteen million times. Once I let a girlfriend talk me into walking up the stairs of the Statue of Liberty. The boat ride was nice but waiting in line to get inside to wait even more...
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Sep 12, 2002

There are too many to mention!...

There are too many to mention! The Statue of Liberty (crowded, overpriced, and if you stand next to it you can't even see the damn thing--isn't that the point? and it's not that impressive up close,...
Sep 07, 2002

Rather disappointed with The...

Rather disappointed with The Statue of Liberty - its not as big as we expected!!Queue to climb to the crown was very slow - it would have taken over an hour to get up there & all that time you are...
Sep 02, 2002

The Statue of Liberty - why...

The Statue of Liberty - why pay when you can go free? The Staten Island ferry is free (that's free) and goes straight past The Statue of Liberty. Unless you really want to pay through the teeth to...
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Aug 26, 2002
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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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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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