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USA Iconic spot is Statue of Liberty which is located in Liberty Island, It lies in the middle of New York Harbor, in Manhattan, New York City.



The Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World was a gift of friendship from the people of France to the United States and is a universal symbol of freedom and democracy. The Statue of Liberty was dedicated on October 28, 1886, designated as a National Monument in 1924 and restored for her centennial on July 4, 1986.


The beautiful Lady liberty is wearing flowing robes and a majestic crown. She holds a torch, high in her right hand, and a book inscribed "July 4, 1776" in the left. At her feet lie broken chains symbolizing the overthrow of tyranny in the new nation.

Designer :   Frederic Auguste Bartholdi
Statue : 151 feet 1 inch (46 meters)
Ground to torch: 305 feet 1 inch (93 meters)  (upto tip of the flame)



The Statue of Liberty is made of copper 3/32in. (about 2.5mm) thick, the same as two American pennies placed together. The internal structure is comprised of cast iron and stainless steel.


Panoramic View of Manhattan from Statue of Liberty



Liberty Island, Can be accessed from Manhattan - Battery Park & Jersy City  through the Ferry Services.

Address: Liberty Island, New York, NY 10004
Phone:(212) 363-3200




Snap took while waiting for a Ferry from Jersey city

Visiting the Crown : Visitors to the statue of liberty climb 354 total steps to get to the crown, where they will find 25 windows, symbolizing the 25 gemstones of the earth. A visitor can look up through one of the windows and see the seven pointed crown, representing the seven continents and seven seas of the world.







A Replica of the Statue of Liberty, is present in (New York-New York ) NY-NY Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas .

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