Statue of Liberty

Monument / Landmark and Outdoor Sculpture
Liberty Island, New York
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  • Fred M.
    "Loved it when I was a kid I got to go to the crown"(47 Tips)
    OngAndrew 翁.
    "Lady Liberty - the superb scenic view & architecture of the statue"(21 Tips)
    Augustus Collection
    "Statue of Liberty is today a symbol of the strength of America"(13 Tips)
    Leigh
    "free ride to Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island."(10 Tips)
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  • Lufthansa
    LufthansaMarch 21, 2014
    Did you know? In 1885, the dismantled Statue of Liberty arrived in New York Harbor after being shipped across the Atlantic in 350 individual pieces packed in more than 200 cases!
    Upvoted Oct 30
  • Josh A.
    If you have a cityPass and you'd like to go up to the top, make sure you buy tickets online before hand as they don't sell tickets on the island.
    Upvoted 2 weeks ago
  • THE Z WORLD Z.
    Take the Staten Island Ferry which is free. It leaves ever half an hour and you can visit Staten Island as well. The Free ferry is located to the left of Battery Gardens Restaurant.
  • Usewordswisely
    UsewordswiselyJuly 12, 2012
    It was a gift from France to the people of the US marking the centennial in 1886. A universal symbol of freedom and democracy, Lady Liberty sits on Liberty Island at the entrance of the Hudson River.
  • Nadhy E.
    A best description could be half Mayor of New York that phrase he said when described his decision to give a respite for the Muslim pupils during the prayer times is "smart and respectable" solution
  • May ♍.
    May ♍September 29
    Lady Liberty, you have seen her in many pictures but, up close and personal is different and better. Get a ticket to climb right up to the Crown, 377 steps but my word, the views! Spectacular!
  • Dominik F.
    Dominik FJuly 3, 2015
    Definitely a must do in NYC! Book a tour with a ferry cruise to liberty island and ellis island!!! The whole tour takes time but it's very interesting with the audio guides!
  • Matthew F.
    This place is awesome. Great up close views of the statue and and panorama views of Manhattan. Make sure to get tickets to the pedestal or crown in advance of your trip.
  • US National Archives
    Celebrate the Fourth of July with Lady Liberty herself! As you take the ferry over from Battery Park, take a peek at this photo from 1984 when she went through some restoration. Read more
  • Augustus Collection
    Augustus CollectionFebruary 23, 2014
    This colossal statue sits in the middle of the harbour. Originally gifted by the French, the Statue of Liberty is today a symbol of the strength of America and our open arms towards immigrants. Read more
  • The Corcoran Group
    The Corcoran GroupJuly 16, 2013
    Recently reopened to tourists after Hurricane Sandy, this is a quintessential stop for anyone visiting the NYC area. If you want to go up to Lady Liberty's crown, buy tickets in advance!
  • Vasilis
    VasilisApril 21, 2013
    you should definitely take the boat and have this one hour tour. see manhattan, Statue of Liberty, Manhattan and Brooklyn bridge. tip: pick the right side of the boat (starboard) for better view!
  • Delene 하.
    Delene 하늘January 1, 2015
    Amazing! The Statue of Liberty definitely gives you this amaze feeling. Cruises captain & staffs are nice, too. Comfortable ride to the island. & from the island, you can see NYC skyline, too. Nice!
  • James P.
    A must see for anyone visiting New York City. Make sure you book early and get the crown access pass so you can climb to the top.
  • Gordon M.
    Gordon MeiJuly 27, 2014
    If you want to visit the crown, you still have to make reservations weeks in advance. Order together with the Statue Cruises online, and you'll skip the queues at Battery Park too.
  • Hunter B.
    The statute was great. However waiting in line to get to the ferry was terrible, as we were packed into the ship like sardines and there were no tents to protect us from the heat. All in all it was 👌
  • NYC-ARTS
    NYC-ARTSJuly 17, 2012
    Visitors can experience the original torch and the Statue of Liberty exhibit, then proceed to the promenade area for an up close peek at the statue and a spectacular view of New York Harbor. Read more
  • Don N.
    Don NguyenAugust 10, 2014
    Do the free Park Ranger tour, especially if you're not going up into the pedestal or crown. You'll learn lots of great trivia in a half an hour
  • Shar T.
    Shar TDecember 1, 2013
    Be prepared to rent a locker to store purses etc. Only camera & water allowed. Will go through security again! Be prepared to hike up the tight & narrow spiral staircase. It's totally worth it!!!
  • honey 🌾 b.
    honey 🌾 boneySeptember 15, 2015
    Famous American symbol :) for many tourist Statue of Liberty is a 'must see' place I guess. I saw it from the boat that had cruised around Manhattan.
  • Torzin S
    Torzin SJune 11, 2015
    Don't underestimate the size of Lady Liberty, she is true giant. Booked early to see inside her, the original torch is a must see.
  • Gato M.
    Gato MongeDecember 29, 2013
    STATUE OF LIBERTY - World Heritage UNESCO Made in Paris by the French sculptor Bartholdi, in collaboration with Gustave Eiffel (who was responsible for the steel framework), this towering monument ... Read more
  • Rima R.
    Rima ReyesSeptember 1, 2014
    National Park Service & Statue Cruises was amazing! Was traveling with a senior citizen and they were able to accommodate early boarding and priority seating on the ferry.
  • Ryan R.
    Ryan RossAugust 6, 2014
    A fun few hours, though if you're short on time whilst in New York, you might be better not giving up half your day to climb this. Offers a break from the skyscrapers however.
  • Becky D.
    Becky DDecember 17, 2011
    If you are pressed for time but still want a chance to see Lady Liberty take the yellow water taxi, it will take you back to midtown, about 30min walk back to Time's Square. Got amazing pics!
  • Jeffrey Z.
    Jeffrey ZeldmanJuly 5, 2015
    Entering pedestal or the statue requires different access level tickets. “Crown” tickets (providing access to statue) sell out weeks in advance. “Pedestal” tickets are easier to get.
  • Cait P.
    Cait PriceDecember 16, 2013
    The audio tour is interesting. Get tickets to go to the Pedestal/Crown before you get on the boat, as you can't buy them on Liberty Island.
  • D'Agostino Supermarkets
    D'Agostino SupermarketsJanuary 31, 2012
    The Statue of Liberty symbolizes the friendship between the French and Americans during the American Revolutionary War. It took a total of nine years to create, with 10 hour days, 7 days a week.
  • Julian N.
    Julian NamMay 23, 2012
    She is gorgeous! Make a reservation so that you can go inside the monument. There will only be a LIMITED number of tickets available per day to go to the top.
  • Eugene K.
    Eugene KovshilovskyAugust 31, 2013
    You can bring your own packages food, then have a picnic when you get there. I ordered a pizza near by and just brought it in a box.
  • Esra P.
    Esra PRGAugust 27, 2014
    Just great to meet miss liberty... I've seen her a lot in my childhood cartoons. I was on the boat form the New Jersey side, best choice ever. New York boats where overloaded!
  • The Weather Channel M.
    A top attraction for kids is the carefully restored Main Building's computerized Passenger Record, which lets visitors trace loved ones’ lineage as far back as 1892 (for free).
  • Michelin Lifestyle
    Michelin LifestyleFebruary 24, 2011
    Each ray on the Statue of Liberty's crown are the seven continents, measuring up to 9 ft and weighing 150 lbs. Michelin Pilot hiking footwear will offer support if you climb 22 stories to the top.
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  • Peter F.
    Peter FosterDecember 19, 2012
    Currently closed because of Hurricane Sandy damage - take the ferry tour - you get close and a lot better view. Try an Italian Sausage on Hero bread at the Battery Park before you set out...
  • NY Waterway
    NY WaterwayMay 2, 2012
    Any of our Downtown Ferries have a great view of the Statue. Paulus Hook, Jersey City terminal is really close to the Statue! Snap a picture if your on our ferry! www.nywaterway.com
  • Leigh
    LeighSeptember 28, 2014
    Get the NY Pass for a free ride to Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. And if you have time enjoy the Best of NY skyline cruise as well.
  • King R.
    King ReyesApril 21, 2015
    Noncrowded month to visit: mid april. Noncrowded time to visit: morning/before noon. Also they have tight security check here so wear something you can take off easily. 😁
  • loran j.
    loran jonakOctober 17, 2015
    If you want to climb to the crown, get tickets at least 3 months early. For the pedestal only, one week in advance. Don't pay a scalper hundreds of $$$- plan in advance.
  • Cheyenne S.
    So beautiful. There's so much to learn. Remember, if you want to take a tour in the crown, you have to reserve tickets months in advance.
  • Ron P.
    Ron PetroAugust 28
    Plan to spend most of your day if you want to see the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Ferries to these islands are packed in high season so waiting to get on or off the boat takes 1/2 hour each.
  • Mike Bloomberg
    Mike BloombergJuly 9, 2013
    On July 4th, 2013, I was here to reopen the Statue of Liberty to visitors with U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell: http://bit.ly/12VdbQp
  • Phil B.
    Phil BucklerJuly 26, 2015
    No need to get a boat onto the island, just get the Staten Island ferry past the statue. You still get a great view and great photos
  • Flor A.
    Flor ArellanoSeptember 7, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    If you want to go to the crown, make a reservation 3 months before coming. For the pedestal, two weeks before you come. Also, backpacks are not allowed inside the monument.
  • Ivar M.
    It's truly amazing to see this world famous statue. Though, do not forget yourself to the island or you might miss Ellis island at all.
  • Time Out New York
    Time Out New YorkNovember 23, 2011
    Thank publisher Joseph Pulitzer—yes, that Pulitzer—for stimulating enough American donations to pay for Lady Liberty’s pedestal. His statue is at the walkway near the left entrance to the statue. Read more
  • New York Habitat
    New York HabitatSeptember 26, 2011
    The iconic “Lady Liberty” stands over 300 feet tall from the ground. Make sure to get to Battery Park early as the lines for the ferry get very long very fast.
  • MetroSeeker.com
    MetroSeeker.comJuly 4, 2011
    When it was cleaned in the 1980's, our lady was washed with a method called sodablasting. Sodium bicarbonate, baking soda, was pressurised and blasted at the surface to remove dirt and grime.
  • Quentin L.
    Quentin LafonAugust 4, 2014
    You must visit this historical place when you are in NY ! Built by French. Don't miss to take a few postcards photos.
  • Raquel V.
    Raquel VasconcelosSeptember 12, 2014
    I did imagine her to be bigger, but it's worth it! Take the very first boat to Liberty Island to avoid big lines. That way you can be done with both islands before noon.
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