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Statue of Liberty


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New York City
New York, NY, USA
Time you can spend
2 to 3 hours
Entrance Fee

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Wait Time
1 hour at least in the ferry
Mostly cloudy 28.3℃

About Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty Monument(Liberty enlightening the world), a colossal neoclassical sculpture was given to the United States by France to celebrate the friendship between the two countries during the American Revolution. It was designed by the French sculptor, Frederic Auguste Bartholdi, and its metal framework was built by Gustave Eiffel.   

It was dedicated on October 28, 1886. The Statue of Liberty has over the years been a symbol of the freedom and democracy of the United States. The copper monument near the New York City Harbour entrance has stood tall as millions of immigrants arrived in America. It is one of the world's most recognizable landmarks of New York.

How To Reach

By Bus:

M5, M15, and M20 stop at South Ferry from where one needs to walk to the west or follow signs for the Statue of Liberty ferries

  • Visitors to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island must pass through security screening before boarding any of the ferries
  • Audio tours are now included with the purchase of every ticket
  • Park rangers and volunteers give guided tours of the place and this is free
  • Visit the crown, it's a steep climb but worth it, there are 162 steps
  • There is a museum attached, take a look
  • It is a long tour, so wear comfortable shoes
Must See

  • The spectacularly chiseled monument overlooking New York
  • The museum
  • The crown

Visit Time

Sunday:                8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Monday:               8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday:              8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday:         8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Thursday:             8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Friday:                  8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Saturday:              8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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