The Statue of Liberty is located on Liberty Island in New York Harbor in New York City, in the United States. Here is all about places to visit near Statue Of Liberty, tourist attractions, best time to visit, things to do, facilities, facts and locaion map of Statue Of Liberty.
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Where is Statue Of Liberty Located?
SThe Statue of Liberty is Enlightening the World, is a 305-foot (93-metre) statue located on Liberty Island in New York Harbor in New York City, in the United States. The Statue of Liberty was given to the United States by France, as a symbol of the two countries' friendship. It is an Iconic National Monument opened in 1886, offering guided tours, a museum & city views.
Visitors Guide to Statue Of Liberty attractions
Statue of Liberty (Liberty Enlightening the World) - the universal symbol of freedom and democracy, is a statue located on Liberty Island in New York Harbor in New York City in the US. The statue personifies liberty and has the figure of Libertas who is a robed Roman liberty goddess holding a torch in the right hand and has a tabula ansata in the left hand. The tabula ansata has July 4, 1776 (written in Roman numerals) inscribed in it. July 4, 1776 is the U.S. Declaration of Independence and the statue signifies abolition of slavery and an icon of freedom. Read further to know more about the Statue of Liberty.
The statue was formerly administered by the United States Lighthouse Board and later on from 1902 it functions under the administration of the Department of War. The Statue of Liberty is a global tourist attraction that is maintained by the National Park Service. The height of the statue from the torch to the base of the pedestal foundation is 305 feet, 6 inches whereas the height from the heel of the lady to the top of the head is 305 feet, 6 inches. Earlier visitors had access to the balcony around the torch of the statue but this has been prohibited since 1916.
The Statue of Liberty has been officially designated as part of the Statue of Liberty National Monument by president Calvin Coolidge in 1924 and in the year 1984 it was designated as UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Statue of Liberty has many historical designations which include New Jersey Register of Historic Places and National Register of Historic Places.
Best Things to Do near Statue Of Liberty
The top attractions to visit in Statue Of Liberty are: National Park Service - Information Center on Liberty Island, Ellis Island, The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum, Brooklyn Bridge, One World Observatory, Manhattan Skyline, Governors Island National Monument, The High Line, St. Patrick's Cathedral, New York Public Library, World Trade Center's Liberty Park, Empire State Building, Grand Central Terminal, Funky Experiences, Bryant Park and Broadway.
Statue Of Liberty Facts and Info
|Location||Liberty Island, Manhattan, New York City, New York, U.S.|
|Height||Height of copper statue (to torch): 151 feet 1 inch (46 meters) |
From ground level to torch: 305 feet 1 inch (93 meters)
|Dedicated||October 28, 1886|
|Restored||1938, 1984-1986, 2011-2012|
|Sculptor||Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi|
|Governing body||U.S. National Park Service|
|Artist||Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi|
|Architects||Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi, Richard Morris Hunt|
|Media||Copper, Gold, Steel, Cast iron|
|Established||28 October 1886|
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