Posts Tagged: Lower Manhattan Tour

Which Lower Manhattan Tour is Best for You?

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Lower Manhattan tour

This post compares and reviews the various different tours of Lower Manhattan available to you, including our pay-what-you-like tours. You could chose from general Lower Manhattan history tours or focus on Wall Street and the Financial District. One company focuses on Revolutionary War history, including a tour focused on Alexander Hamilton.  Many tours include or […]

9/11 Memorial and Museum at Ground Zero

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In this post, we detail how to visit the National September 11th Memorial, also known as the 9/11 Memorial, World Trade Center Memorial, the Ground Zero Memorial, or the Twin Towers Memorial.  It is free to visit the memorial and you do not need tickets.  Tickets to the Museum and One World Observatory are required […]

Federal Hall National Memorial NYC

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Federal Hall NYC

The corner of Wall Street and Nassau street has been the site of government activity and played a prominent place in American history for more than 300 years. So many significant events of early America occurred at the buildings that have stood at this location including the first stirrings of pre-Revolution discontent and the post-Revolution […]

Maps of Lower Manhattan

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This post contains a compilation several maps of Lower Manhattan that we created to help you find out what there is to see and do in this NYC district, to help you plan your visit.  We focus on tourist attractions, but we also have a map of subway stations.  You might be interested in our detailed self-guided […]

Fraunces Tavern

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New York Fraunces Tavern

At 54 Pearl Street, at the corner of Pearl and Broad, you will find Fraunces Tavern.  It is a pretty yellow and red brick structure that looks like it has been plucked from the 18th century and put down in modern New York.  It stands out among some of its more contemporary neighbors, such as […]

New York City Hall Tours

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New York’s City Hall, located in Lower Manhattan, is the country’s oldest city hall that is still used for its original purpose. While most of the city government offices are now housed in the big, magnificent Municipal Building, the Office of the Mayor and the City Council Chambers are still located in the City Hall […]