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Address: Liberty Island, New York City, NY 10004
Phone Number: +1 212-363-3200
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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The Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World was a gift of friendship from...

The Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World was a gift of friendship from the people of France to the people of the United States and is a universal symbol of freedom and democracy. The Statue of Liberty was dedicated on October 28, 1886, designated as a National Monument in 1924 and restored for her centennial on July 4, 1986.

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We bought tickets for Liberty Island and Ellis Island on line. Did not get observation tickets and were advised to bypass Liberty Island and proceed to Ellis Island. This we... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We bought tickets for Liberty Island and Ellis Island on line. Did not get observation tickets and were advised to bypass Liberty Island and proceed to Ellis Island. This we did and were happy with our choice. We got some beautiful close up views of our lady from the boat. It was raining cats and dogs but the pictures turned... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Yes it's the Statue of Liberty and yes you get good views of Battery Park and Lower Manhattan, but quite honestly you don't need to leave the boat. If you do, you can walk round the island in less than 20 mins. Ellis Island is much more interesting and worth more of your time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We've been to NYC twice before and never done this tour. Wished we booked further in advance as we couldn't get on the pedestal or in the crown, but the ferry ride there is great. Audio tour on Liberty Island is fantastic. For $18 it is one of the best values in NYC as the trip takes 90-120 minutes, a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We purchased our tickets in England before we left and were able to pick our time slot in advance, it is well advised to do this as we booked for the Crown and it is normally fully booked and unavailable at the kiosk The ferry over was very smoothly run and we had time for coffee on the way over,There... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We couldn't get onto the pedestal the day we went to visit but she is certainly visually stunning from a distance (Boat). Very photogenic!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The trip to the statue included a trip to Ellis island museum, it was very interesting to learn about. It was a very rainy, wet, miserable day, the boat over wasn't very rocky which was good. The statue is beautiful, and a must see as part of the whole new York experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Of course it's a must see, of course it's amazing! Really spectacular. I was lucky to have really amazing weather during the entirety of my trip to NYC but the ferry ride was a bit cool (should have taken a jacket). Like most tourist sites these days - expect airport like security checks before boarding the ferry, but this is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

You have to get ready, to freeze!!! if you are visiting on the fall/winter is so cold on the island, even though your hats, gloves, coats, the wind is trying to get to your bones, like if the Statue is trying to tell you what she feels wearing a dress 👗

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Plenty of ways to see this famous landmark. I was on a sightseeing tour but also consider the free ferry!

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a trip that all people go on, but the Statue of Liberty is nicer when seen from far away. There are lots and lots of people crowding on the boat, the wind is very rough. If you want to see something it is better not to take off at the Statue of Liberty but at Elise island stop.... More 

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