The Statue of Liberty National Monument is a United States national monument located in the U.S. states of New Jerseyand New York comprising Liberty Island and Ellis Island.It includes Liberty Enlightening the World, commonly known as the Statue of Liberty, situated on Liberty Island, and the former immigration station at Ellis Island which opened in 1892 and closed in 1954.
This is New York in one sight. The iconic, majestic statue is an absolute must-see while visiting the city.
The Statue of Liberty is the symbol of New York and the entire United States. We will take ferry to visit in the morning, and it will take 2 or 3 hours for the tour.
Ellis Island-Immigration Museum
Hold CityPASS to visit the Statue of Liberty, at the same time you can also mount on the Ellis Island, and can obtain an audio Tours.The Ellis Island Immigration Museum tells that immigration history of the United States for you.
Playing time:Suggestion 1-2 hours
After Visiting the Ellis Island, go look on the 9.11 Memorial.It is 9.11 attack sites, open to visitors free of charge (except museum).If you don't visit the Ruins Museum, visiting time is approximately 30 to 60 minutes.
American Museum of Natural History
The American Museum of Natural History (abbreviated as AMNH), located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan,is one of the largest museums in the world.The museum complex comprises 27 interconnected buildings housing 45 permanent exhibition halls, in addition to a planetarium and a library.The museum collections contain over 32 million specimens of plants, humans, animals, fossils, minerals, rocks, meteorites, and human cultural artifacts, of which only a small fraction can be displayed at any given time, and occupies 2,000,000 square feet.
Take the subway to the American Museum of Natural History in the afternoon, if you have seen "Museum Wonderful Night",you will be interested in here, a huge dinosaur skeleton takes you to the scene in the movie.
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Frank Lloyd Wright–designed modern-art museum with an architecturally significant spiral rotunda.
Hold CityPASS available a choice between the Guggenheim Museum and the Top of the Rock, if you want go to the Empire State Building in the evening, so you visit the Guggenheim Museum in the morning.Guggenheim Museum is one of the world's most famous private museum of modern art, the museum is famous for its unique spiral structure, the main exhibitnations include modern paintings, sculptures and film works.
Playing time:Suggestion 1-3 hours
Metropolitan Museum of Art (Met)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, colloquially "the Met",is located in New York City and is the largest art museum in the United States, and is among the most visited art museums in the world.Its permanent collection contains over two million works, divided among seventeen curatorial departments. The main building, on the eastern edge of Central Park along Manhattan's Museum Mile, is by area one of the world's largest art galleries. A much smaller second location, The Cloisters at Fort Tryon Park in Upper Manhattan, contains an extensive collection of art, architecture, and artifacts from Medieval Europe.
The permanent collection consists of works of art from classical antiquity and ancient Egypt, paintings and sculptures from nearly all the European masters, and an extensive collection of American and modern art. The Met maintains extensive holdings of African, Asian, Oceanian, Byzantine, Indian, and Islamic art.The museum is home to encyclopedic collections of musical instruments, costumes and accessories, as well as antique weapons and armor from around the world.Several notable interiors, ranging from first-century Rome through modern American design, are installed in its galleries.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art was founded in 1870. The founders included businessmen and financiers, as well as leading artists and thinkers of the day, who wanted to open a museum to bring art and art education to the American people.
As one of the world's three major museums, the Metropolitan Museum of Art must be the scenic spots one can not miss in New York, there are more than 2 million pieces of art collections from all over the world.Come out from the Guggenheim Museum, walk along the Fifth Avenue to the south to the Metropolitan Museum of Art about 7 minutes.
Playing time:Suggest 3 to 6 hours
Empire State Building
The famous skyscrapers in New York, Empire State Building was built in 1931, a total of 102 layers, now is the third highestskyscrapers in the United States.It is a great place to have a bird's eye view of New York, night sceneone is especially beautiful.On Valentine's day, Christmas day, Independence day, such as the traditional holiday in the United States, the color of the building at the top will transform.Beginning in 2001, the Empire State Building will light up the night full of Chinese characteristics of red, yellow colour in each year during the Spring Festival.
Here is the America's most famous skyscrapers taken as scenes by numerous film and television works, also is the best places to enjoy New York's panorama.
Playing time:Suggestion 1-3 hours.