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  • Wendy x
    Atlanta, GA139 contributions
    You will learn great details that you might have missed on the news. Powerful displays. Take the free guided tour!!
    Written July 1, 2022
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  • 232SAJE1
    Kirkwood, MO57 contributions
    Amazing! A little overwhelming because there was so much to see so we would definitely go again. Definitely worth the price!
    Written July 3, 2022
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  • Dan C
    Ventura, CA322 contributions
    We spent time there a couple of times during our family vacation. Loved the open spaces, trees, flowers, ponds, just everything about it. Part of the family rented bicycles and got to see more of the part. Also enjoyed the entertainment throughout the park, the postings that informed you of what you were seeing and the comfort of the environment of the park itself. A must see when in New York.
    Written July 4, 2022
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  • yasemin2k
    Florida116 contributions
    We walked from Times Square to Macy’s and it was pretty easy to find it from that point. Definitely worth to visit, easy to follow the crowed to find the entrance. We didn’t go all the way to the highest part, but was still amazing views of New York.
    Written July 4, 2022
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  • Michael L
    Hermosa Beach, CA75 contributions
    Unmatched views of NYC. Pick a time when the air is clear for the best views. Make advanced reservations. Quick elevator to the viewing levels.
    Written June 29, 2022
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  • RiverWyvern
    1 contribution
    There’s lots more to do on Liberty Island than just look at the statue! There are great views of the city from the island, the cost of the ferry is well worth it. I bought ferry tickets for myself and my sister through city experience cruises (the only company authorized to take tourists to the island). The museum on Liberty Island has wonderful exhibit design and there are lots of things to look at, read, listen to, and watch. A single ferry ticket to the Statue of Liberty also allows for passage to Ellis Island—between a visit to the statue and the immigration museum you could easily make a visit to both into a full-day trip if you’re the kind of person who likes to take their time looking around museum exhibits. Security screening to get onto the ferry is very tight. This creates long lines. They confiscated my hair pin, an object hat had previously made it through security not only at a theater but also at another museum. It’s nice to know they take saftey seriously but this somewhat tarnished my experience.
    Written July 3, 2022
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  • Thomas V
    Oakland, CA13,158 contributions
    We enjoyed the view of the bridge from our cruise ship as we were anchored in Brooklyn, and we saw it up close as we drove to the airport. It's a beautiful old school bridge and I highly recommend that you walk across it.
    Written July 3, 2022
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  • PROS
    • Magnificent iconic and scenic
    • Famous
    • Impressive
    • Exciting
    • Remarkable and memorable

    CONS
    • Best- or only- seen from the water

    “I VISITED THIS PLACE”…
    … on the NYC Ferry from Queens.

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    To see the skyline in its fullest grandeur, go on one of the ferries- inexpensive enough, and fun
    Written July 3, 2022
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  • Sydneechloe
    London, UK50 contributions
    Lovely walk through the highline, an old disused railway taking you all the way to 1st avenue. Was a gorgeous break from the rest of the city
    Written July 4, 2022
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  • Jan W
    Canton of Vaud, Switzerland529 contributions
    Showoff an create momentum and for us it was just waiting to see the breathtaking views.
    But before seeing them cool video . The observatory.It's true that it's indeed the most beautiful views on New York but the World Trade Center was more chic and classic.A miss for me and way too expensive.
    Written July 1, 2022
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  • Dee S
    Tarporley, UK262 contributions
    englands famouslordhillmuseum from shropshire took a trip to newyork wow the city that never sleeps how great it was to visit from our humble start in our museum we had to see the grand central station once played by paul mcartney yeah yeah its huge and full of life the huge hall is mythical so busy and fun to at our party loved it so much we had champagne on the trip great tour so good we will be back thankyou newyork
    Written July 3, 2022
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  • ExploreWorld9732
    Saint Paul, MN78 contributions
    Beautiful surroundings for a fabulous museum! This is a treasure trove of medieval art. We spent the better part of a day there. Pack a bag lunch, as we found the little restaurant expensive & not very good—& we aren’t hard to please!
    Written June 12, 2022
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  • skychaserCalgary
    Calgary, Canada960 contributions
    What a great place to hang out and just watch people coming and going. Beautifully designed to bring people together .
    Written July 1, 2022
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  • Sarah P
    21 contributions
    Never been to RCMH before. I loved it. The inside of the building was a iconic and beautiful as the outside. Went in April to see Olivia Rodrigo there and what a show!
    Written May 2, 2022
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  • Asil12
    Long Island, NY77 contributions
    This is an amazing piece of architecture. Such a great space to walk around, and even relax a bit. The shopping is great too. Lots of pop-ups too. I think it's a must see!
    Written June 21, 2022
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