Posts Tagged: Lower Manhattan

World Trade Center Tour

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On this tour we not only learn about some of the most significant acts of heroism and the people who sacrificed their lives to save others, but we also discover the history of the World Trade Center (WTC), starting with the strategies in the 1950s that were put in place to build it, how it […]

Things to Do in Battery Park

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This post is about Battery Park, how to get there, and things to see and do once you are there. Most people quickly pass through on their way to the Statue of Liberty departure point, but the Battery itself is worth some of your time. You can find incredible vistas of the harbor and the Statue […]

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 […]

Freedom Tower Observatory Tickets and Tours

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Freedom Tower Tickets

This post is about the Freedom Tower observatory in NYC, how to get tickets, discounts, and tours.  A visit to the Freedom Tower, officially known as One World Observatory, is an unforgettable experience. This guide provides the information you need to plan your visit including how to get Freedom Tower tickets, visiting hours, and admission prices.  Getting There […]

Trinity Church New York Self-Guided Tour

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SELF-GUIDED TOUR OF TRINITY CHURCH Visiting Trinity Church You can visit the church during opening hours, but of course please be quiet and respectful, especially when worship is occurring. For information on worship services and music events. Additionally, a small museum presents exhibits on the church’s history and its relationship to the city. Open Mon-Fri 9 am […]

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 […]

The Wall Street Bull

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New York Wall Street bull

 This post is about one of the most photographed sites in NYC — the 7,000-pound bronze sculpture of a charging bull on Broadway in Lower Manhattan. The Wall Street Bull is also known as the Charging Bull, has quite the unusual history, which you can read below. If you are in Lower Manhattan you should […]