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Statue of Liberty
was a gift from France
to the United States
for the 100-th anniversary from America’s independence. Lady Liberty was the first sight millions of immigrants saw when arriving into the New World by ship.
Designed by the French sculptor Frederic Auguste Bartholdi Statue of Liberty has become a symbol of the Free World and America. Gustave Eiffel made the steel structure of the Statue of Liberty as well as the Eiffel Tower
. The total height of the statue from the base of the pedestal to the tip of the torch is 305.6 feet or 93.14 meters. Maybe many of you don’t know that the exterior of the statue of Liberty is copper and the green color is actually a patina which is the natural weathering of the copper.
You can get a ferry to Liberty Island and explore the Statue of liberty museum and enjoy the Manhattan skyline from the observation deck.
Where is Statue of liberty
: On Liberty Island in New York Harbor
How to get to Statue of liberty
: Take 15 minute ride with a Ferry from Battery Park. It runs daily from 9am to 5pm
Quick tip – for those who want to admire the Manhattan skyline and the Statue of Liberty from the water you can take the Staten Island ferry
– it is a free 25 minute trip to Staten Island.
Statue of Liberty, New York
Statue of Liberty on Liberty Island
Battery park entrance to Statue of Liberty ferry, New York
Visit the Statue of Liberty official web site here
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