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Battery Park

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Address: 75 Battery Pl, New York City, NY 10280-1500
Phone Number: 212 417 2000
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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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Nice and not so hectic location providing a great view on Statue of Liberty, Ellis and Governors Island. Tip: talk a walk from the One World Trade Center alongside the Hudson... read more

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Speyer, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Nice and not so hectic location providing a great view on Statue of Liberty, Ellis and Governors Island. Tip: talk a walk from the One World Trade Center alongside the Hudson river to get there.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Not too big park with couple of interesting places in it. Here we found the globe - for example - that was originally located at the Word Trade Center. Also there is a microcache in the park for geocachers! Good luck for finding it!

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Bucharest, Romania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Not a very big park and quite dirty. There is an area towards Brodway blv where you can sit on chairs and enjoy the sun and grass. That seemed nice.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The park is the gate way to the American icon. The Statue of Liberty and is nice to stroll and take in the view of Lady Liberty. This should be on everyone's bucket list.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Lively and busy like its city but with peaceful spots to chill and enjoy sights and sounds. Refreshments available to suit all budgets.

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Riverside, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I just love the parks in New York City! Each has character that makes it unique. Battery Park is no exception. It faces the harbor and was once the site of a 17th century fort that protected Manhattan. How could this park not be my favorite? Lush gardens overlooking the River with monuments and sculptures..just so lovely and unique! We... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It is a starting point to go the financial district and also taking a ferry ride to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. The park was nice! :-)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the park to get the ferry to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, after getting the ferry back we did enjoy a stroll through the park. When approaching the park one does get hounded by people selling tickets for the ferry and there are a lot of food-stalls. The park was very clean and well-maintained; I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to taker a stroll along the waterfront and slow down a little. It's easy to combine this with a trip on the Staten Island Ferry (free) od for a walk along the scenic waterfront up to the new World Trade Center. There's subway stops within a few blocks for easy transportation. Special note: There's a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We picked up the park by the World Trade Centre and walked as far as the Stattan Island Ferry.Beautiful landscaped gardens with amazing sculptures and sights en-route. So much going on it is a fabulous walk.

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Financial District
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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