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Battery Park

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Address: 75 Battery Place, New York City, NY 10280
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The park includes, on one end, Hope Garden - a memorial to AIDS victims -...

The park includes, on one end, Hope Garden - a memorial to AIDS victims - and on another, the ferry that'll take you to Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty, not to mention a number of other memorials and monuments scattered in between.

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US$99.99*
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New York City Double Decker Bus and Statue of Liberty Walking Tour Combo
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US$57.00*
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Small-Group Early-Access Statue of Liberty Tour and Ellis Island
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Statue of Liberty Ellis Island Pedestal Access plus Double-Decker Bus Tour

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Great for a nice, casual stroll. Not to much to do though. Bring sunglasses. Offers great view of the Statue of Liberty. Close to piers and stores. This is a "one time" place to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
20jack03
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Northport, New York
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Corning, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Views right from the edge of the water are gorgeous! Including the Statue of Liberty in the New York City Skyline, the park is a great place for walking, picnics, or sightseeing. Great park, and a short walk away from the 9/11 Memorial and Museum!

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Carolina, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I walked around tonight and spent a lot of time in Battery Park walking along the river.... simply beautiful and whenever you looked up there was the Statue of Liberty in the distance!!!! Battery Park was a beautiful sanctuary from the city hustle and bustle!!!!

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Northport, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great for a nice, casual stroll. Not to much to do though. Bring sunglasses. Offers great view of the Statue of Liberty. Close to piers and stores. This is a "one time" place to visit. Not worth to come all the way here if you aren't nearby. If around the area, give it a go- very nice.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great to visit summer time on the water good for picnics or lots of places to choose from just a walk or bike ride

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Townsville, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Battery Park has some pretty amazing scenery not including the views of the Statue of Liberty. Overall The park is a good place to walk around while waiting for the Statue Ferry to open, but I wouldn't go out of my way to come here.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice to walk around & take pictures. It has the sphere statue from the old twin towers site as is when removed after 9/11, the American Merchant Marines Memorial, castle Clinton National monument, Pier A Harbor house & you can book your Statue of Liberty cruises from there as well. Super nice park I totally recommend it it's a... More 

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St.catharines Ontario, canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We set to Battery PArk for The Statue of Liberty tours. This was a nice clean park with some neat facts. history, statues, live music, people dressed up and other performers.

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County Kerry, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Should be higher on everyone's list of places to go in NYC! Absolutely beautiful park! We all loved it!

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Newark, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quiet place, trees around, not many people like the rest of New York. Good view and many open air small stores.

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Lagos, Nigeria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This lovely park is located at the South end of Manhattan. In a nice sunny day, the park is a nice place to enjoy the good views of the Hudson/Upper Bay, Ellis Island, Governors Island etc. I recommend going with a pair of Binoculars, especially to see the Statue of liberty with, or to watch the birds chirping around.

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At the southernmost tip of Manhattan, the Financial District is where New York City began as a center of commerce. Today, the historic streets and beautiful setting are complemented by museums, countless skyscrapers, and the heart of the Financial District, home to Wall Street and the New York Stock Exchange. Catch the Staten Island Ferry for an unbeatable view of the skyline and Statue of Liberty, or sail to Ellis Island to learn about the vital immigrant history of the city.
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