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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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75 Battery Pl, New York City, NY 10280-1500
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This took me straight to a feeling of being under the sea. Its $5 per ride. The seaglass carousel is located in battery park. Its covered and motorized. Some of the fishes go up n down and around while others just go around. Choose wisely!...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank archlav
Reviewed 1 week ago

Battery Park is transformed into a winter wonderland during the Christmas holiday season. There are shopping and food kiosks lining the are. The park is decorated, the ice skating rink is open.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately most of the other reviews for the Seaglass Carousel focused on Battery Park and not on the Carousel. In fairness to the Carousel, I will restrict my comments to that attraction. Personally I found the Carousel to be quite beautiful as well as fun....More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank swtraveler15
Reviewed March 26, 2019

The Seaglass Carousel is beautiful. The lights, the music everything is amazing. If you can go at sunset it's better because you can appreciate the lights even more. It a really nice excursion with kids.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 23, 2019

This lovely green space incorporates fort Clinton and has a war memorial which is poignantly arranged with the large bronze statue pointing towards the SoL. The waves rock against the shoreline and there's plenty of space to stretch your legs and relax from the hurried...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 20, 2019

Walked around here while picking up tickets for Statue of Liberty, staff was excellent. It was snowing the day we were there so we didn't get to explore the area as much as we would have liked to.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Gil L
Reviewed March 20, 2019 via mobile

Today we visited Battery Park to go on the Staten Island Ferry. We exited the metro station Bowling green and we’re pounced on by numerous touts trying to sell us tickets to the ‘ferry’ they were shouting and not allowing us to walk into battery...More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank leemZ5641IL
Reviewed March 10, 2019

We walked around the southern tip of Manhattan to see the park before taking the subway back to midtown. There were more ticket sales people than people enjoying the park. They kept yelling at us to get on their boat and helicopter tour. And everyone...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank jgre733
Reviewed March 6, 2019 via mobile

Nice views, easy to get there by subway. Its recomended to go on a sunny day, when its not to cold. Take a walt or take the south ferry (free of charge) to get closer to the statue of loberty.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Erezyan
Reviewed March 4, 2019 via mobile

A lot to see and do, a nice walking path with great views of the statue of liberty. Nice status and the remembrance garden. You can spend a lot of time here also fort Clinton.

Date of experience: March 2019
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U8196AEjohnb
August 26, 2018|
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Response from Rahulakkara | Reviewed this property |
There is a cruise terminal at battery park that takes you to the Statue of Liberty. There is also Staten Island ferry that starts from battery park
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Mahasin P
July 16, 2018|
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January 29, 2018|
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Response from Chris F | Reviewed this property |
There should be several parking garages near the World Trade Center that you can Google. The Staten Island Ferry terminal should be within reasonable walking distance.
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