Statue of Liberty

Top 1% of attractions in New York City
9 / 10

12 expert reviews

“Lady Liberty's first beacon of enlightenment is now displayed in a museum near the statue. ”

– Atlas Obscura

Fodor's Fodor's
"For millions of immigrants, the first glimpse of America was the Statue of Liberty, growing from a vaguely defined figure on the horizon into a towering, stately colossus." Full review
Concierge Concierge
"It's hard to imagine a more evocative and familiar symbol of the United States than the lady with the torch."
Frommer's Frommer's
"For the millions who came by ship to America in the last century... Lady Liberty, standing in the Upper Bay, was their first glimpse of America." Full review
Try to go early on a weekday to avoid the crowds that swarm in the afternoon, on weekends, and on holidays.
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
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"In a city full of American icons, the Statue of Liberty is perhaps the most famous." Full review
Time Out Time Out
"Lady Liberty—or Liberty Enlightening the World, as she’s officially known—was a gift from France on America’s 100th birthday." Full review
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