Monuments/ Statues in New York City

Top Monuments & Statues in New York City, NY

Monuments & Statues in New York City

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  • elkins_rochester
    Rochester, UK19 contributions
    Had a wonderful trip to Liberty Island and Ellis Island - really interesting tour of how the statue was designed and made. Lovely ferry trip.
    Written 11 August 2022
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  • 27Belinda09
    Chicago, IL14 contributions
    This building is amazing in architecture and beauty. Some people say it looks like a ribcage, some a dove; I think it looks like an eagle. Whichever it is meant to be with the Freedom Tower behind it, it's stunning, inside and out.
    The shops inside range from high end to NY memorabilia for tourists. There are bubble-looking seats. The subway and trains from New Jersey come through here. Take a look up and you see a slatted ceiling of art. You can't help but be in awe. It is peaceful to walk through here. It is nice to walk outside around it.
    A must see for anyone coming to Manhattan or for a native New Yorker.
    Written 25 July 2022
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  • Deb W
    Reno, NV2,198 contributions
    This is a small area in the park dedicated to John Lennon. There always seem to be a lot of people enjoying the area.
    Written 22 April 2022
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  • Nostalgiyeah
    Bothell, WA1,765 contributions
    Apart from the fact that this is one of Financial District's most touristy landmarks, I wouldn't say this is all too remarkable. This is what it is - a big bronze statue of a bull. But because of its popularity and proximity to Wall Street, there is always a line of tourists waiting in line to take a photo with the bull. The bull is a symbol of financial prosperity and was created by an Italian artist in the late 1980s.

    If you do visit this statue and want to take a photo with the bull, be prepared to stand in line for at least a few minutes, depending on the time of the day. There are lines of people queued up to take photos both in the front and rear side of the statue. This attraction is fairly close to the Battery Park, 9/11 Museum and Wall Street, to name a few. If I were to guess, this wouldn't have been a must-visit spot in most other cities around the world, but it is New York after all...
    Written 8 August 2022
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  • Tom J
    London, UK1,437 contributions
    This is worth a visit if your in Central Park. Especially if your a Alice in wonderland fan.

    Go early in the morning to avoid it getting too busy we went on a Monday morning at around 7.30am and there was no one there so we could get some clear snap.
    Written 25 July 2022
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  • Tom J
    London, UK1,437 contributions
    Dog statue in central park. It is situated in the park but shows up on the street on the map on TripAdvisor which isn't in the right spot.
    Written 2 August 2022
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  • Jonathan Chan
    La Jolla, California, USA249 contributions
    This is a very special and sacred place tucked away between several federal office buildings. There are a number of exhibits and signs explaining the significance of this monument as a place where African Americans buried members of their community and were able to practice their burial traditions.
    Written 1 May 2022
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  • socalukgirl
    Diamond Bar, CA183 contributions
    Fun statue to take a picture of but I was a little thrown off because I didnt know she was now separate from the Bull. We found her first and took pics, the line for the bull was too long
    Written 12 June 2022
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  • Jared
    Saint Louis, MO7 contributions
    In Depth Experience of 9-11; well worth visiting if passing through NYC.

    Well depicted events with great audio tours and history presentations/viewings.

    Can easily spend 2 to 3 hours in the 9-11 Museum.
    Written 5 July 2022
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  • Laura A B
    Smithtown, NY45 contributions
    Originally built in 1812 the outer 8 foot thick walls are from the original fort. There are no underground rooms just the main area. The building was also Castle Garden opera house where the famous Jenny Lind performed in 1850, the immigration center before Ellis Island and the NYC Aquarium. As the aquarium was being demolished by Robert Moses they found the original fort inside the walls. National Parks received the building in 1946 and in 1970 rebuilt the structure to the original 1812 fort. There is a replica canon at one of the gunports. The ticket office for the Statue of Liberty is found inside.
    Written 22 September 2020
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  • StephenCross
    Dublin, Ireland17,255 contributions
    Cleopatra’s Needle is similar to others you will see in many city’s around the world. Not sure how authentic it is and they mostly lack imagination.
    Written 17 May 2022
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  • geezerhippie
    Switzerland, Fla.1,305 contributions
    The Koenig Sphere is atop a small hill in the small Plaza Fountain Park, overlooking the reflection pools. It is the only piece of World Trade Center Art that survived the Sept. 11th attack. Now is a symbol of hope and resilience.
    Written 22 October 2019
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  • Danglish.adventures
    Copenhagen, Denmark454 contributions
    Close to the Alice in Wonderland statue and a fitting memorial linked to the 9/11 atrocities. It's a nice place to sit by the lake and relax.
    Written 15 March 2020
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  • Neta_Avivi
    Tel Aviv, Israel3,546 contributions
    This large bronze statue is a tribute to the heroic Argentinian general José de San Martín. It is located at the corner of Central Park South and Avenue of the Americas. It is one of many statues found in the Central Park area.
    Written 19 February 2019
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  • Gordon B
    Netanya, Israel779 contributions
    Poignant and humbling.It certainly reflects the feeling of him and the rest who were caught up in 9/11 and indeed in all the tragedies of the past.
    Written 4 May 2021
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