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New York Stock Exchange

20 Broad St., New York City, NY 10005 (Financial District)
212 656-5165
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New York City and Wall Street Financial Crisis...
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Ranked #229 of 629 Attractions in New York City
Type: Architectural Buildings, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
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Owner description: The NYSE is a frantic, frenetic assemblage of traders, technology and tension.
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

As a financial person this was sacred ground and a bit of a religious experience. So nice that in the week there are tables and chairs outside for employees to enjoy lunch!

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Telford, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
27 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

one of many landmarks in NYC that is good to see and tick off the list. Located on wall street its very easy to find. We wandered past early evening and there were still quite a few people milling about. As it gets dark the front is lite up which makes it look nice. Apart from that nothing really to... More

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New York City, New York
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595 reviews 595 reviews
259 attraction reviews
356 helpful votes 356 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Alexander Hamilton, First Secretary of the Treasury and arguably the father of American Finance, first issued bonds in 1790, to consolidate the debts incurred during the American revolution and thus give credibility to the new nation. Trading in securities started right then: traders would gather under a buttonwood tree and haggle on prices and terms. The Buttonwood Agreement was signed... More

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Hawai'i
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240 reviews 240 reviews
64 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I've always wanted to see what I call "Castle Grayskull," or what houses the "masters of the universe." We were in the area after seeing the gorgeous 9/11 Memorial Museum so what the hey. First off, I thought the building fronts Wall Street but it's actually on the corner of Broad & Wall St. There is security & fencing fronting... More

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Auckland
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152 reviews 152 reviews
79 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

No tourist access so you may as well go during the weekend when it is closed and less busy. Think it is worth a look as it is so famous. A might-as-well while you explore lower Manhattan.

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Perth, Australia
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184 reviews 184 reviews
80 attraction reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I find it strange to stand outside a building that is cordoned off to the public and snap photographs, but oh no, we are not allowed in to view the goings on from the inside. Pretty much sums it up, like minions, we are all affected in our lives by the decisions made inside this building but not made privy... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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57 reviews 57 reviews
25 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

If you ever get the chance to go into the exchange don't pass it up. I saw it years ago and since the trading is now computerized it is all different but still fascinating. We also got to go to the Board room which is fantastic. Grand, historical and stately building that buzzes with actively.

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La Possession, Reunion Island
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68 reviews 68 reviews
33 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

After a trip to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis island we walked from battery park to Wall Street. On a weekday we found the traders and tourists sharing this neighborhood and this street in particular was pretty cool. Lots of people just hang around the building to take the picture of this iconic building of the financial world. I've... More

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Chandigarh, India
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121 reviews 121 reviews
40 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

On a weekend you will see people clicking pictures and moving on, thats all it is on a weekend. Was good to pass by it.

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Dallas, Texas
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57 reviews 57 reviews
24 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Visit this place if you are interested in Business dealings and would want to see it for yourself. High security place, and I am not sure if you can enter it without prior permission. But most folks just hang around outside and take some cool photographs. Walking distance from the charging bull and battery park.

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