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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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US$75.00*
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Statue of Liberty Ellis Island Pedestal Access plus Double-Decker Bus Tour

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Great Park with views of the Statue of Liberty

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Adrian L
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Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 4 days ago NEW

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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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great place central locatin near lots of attractions and shops to see and loads close to trump tower

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week 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 2 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 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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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited this park in January 2017 with my mum on our first trip to New York. We walked through Battery Park to get to the boat tour for the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island and then sat in it for a while after the boat tour. We found the park boring with not much to do or look... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to spend an hour walking around or just people watch. Able to see the Statue of Liberty as well.

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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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