Statu of Liberty: The Best Manhattan Tourist Attraction

Bondengattractions.com Statue of Liberty, one of the tourist attraction place in Manhattan, New York, United States, Sunday (10/13/2013), was reopened to the public after also affected "shutdown" because American budget problem. The cost of managing and maintenance of Liberty statue are covered local government. Even though liberty is the American famous icon, Liberty was built by France not an Americana, he was Augsuthe Bartholdi. Liberty is a gift of France government for American immigration people in the end of 19 century.

The ferry ride that carries tourists to the island of Manhattan, the Statue of Liberty is located, resumed operations on Sunday morning. Long lines of tourists was immediately apparent. State of New York agreed to take over the budget and the cost of daily operation of the Statue of Liberty. The cost per day of managing the statue reached 61,600 dollars.

Statu of Liberty The Best Manhattan Tourist Attraction
Statu of Liberty The Best Manhattan Tourist Attraction

The Best Manhattan Tourism Place
Statu of Liberty The Best Manhattan Tourist Attraction

The Best Manhattan Tourism Destination
Statu of Liberty The Best Manhattan Tourist Attraction

The Best Manhattan Tourist Attraction
Statu of Liberty The Best Manhattan Tourist Attraction

The statue was first built in 1874 depicts a woman break free from the shackles, with a flaming torch in her right hand symbolizing freedom and in his left hand holding a book bearing the July 4, 1776 (American Independence Day) in roman letters. Seven points on her crown depicts seven seas and continents.

Sculpture whose real name is Liberty Enlightening the World has a height of 46 meters and weighs 204 tons. The exterior of the statue is made from copper plate and the inside is made of a steel frame designed by Gustave Eiffel (designer Eiffel Tower in Paris, France)

Once completed and exhibited in France, the Statue of Liberty was brought to New York by the disassemble it to approximately 200 large payload and compiled again at Bedloe's Island (now called Liberty Island), New York. Because the process is too long, the Statue of Liberty can only be inaugurated 10 years after the 100th anniversary of America, on October 28, 1886 by President Grover Cleveland. In 1984, the Statue of Liberty on the list of World Heritage Sites.


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