New York

Downtown Attractions

When you are looking for a place to take a vacation, one great city to visit is New York, which is full of amazing restaurants, great live performance, and plenty of museums and other attractions. If you do take a trip to New York City, there are many areas of the city you should see. One great section of the city to see is Downtown, which is full of a variety of top attractions.

Financial District

In Downtown, one of the top attractions that people like to visit is Wall Street. The Wall Street area of New York is an iconic part of the city, as it is the center of the financial world. When walking around this area of the city, you can do a lot of people-watching and walk by some of the most popular stock exchanges in the world today.

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9/11 Memorial

Another one of the top NYC down town attractions is the 911 Memorial & Museum. One of the most horrific days in American history was 9/11 which occurred when thousands of people in New York lost their lives due to a terrible attack. On this day, several major buildings were knocked down, which included the World Trade Center. Now, people that visit New York City can return to the site and visit the 911 Memorial & Museum. When you come to this memorial, you will be able to read more about event and read all of the heartwarming memorials that have been built into the museum.

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One World – the tallest building in USA

New York City is also very well known for its amazing views and skyline. When you come into the city, the best place to catch a glimpse of the rest of the city is at the One World Observatory. When you come to this observatory, you will be able to sit 100 floors above the ground and get a complete panoramic view of the rest of the city. The views you get are completely breathtaking and will leave you in awe of the rest of the city.

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Statue of Liberty

Finally, as you come into the city, you will also want to visit the iconic Statue of Liberty. When you come to downtown, you will be able to catch a ferry to the Statue of Liberty. Once you arrive, you are free to explore Ellis Island and will be able to take a number of tours.

There are plenty of sightseeing cruises available that will take you around NYC Downtown and allow for best photo opportunities with the Statue of Liberty if you are short on time in NYC.

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