Liberty Statue stands about 151 feets which created by Frederic Auguste Bartholdi and Gustave Eiffel.
How to Get There
Hi guys, this is my first trip to USA and I start my journey from Ngurah Rai International Airport to Soekarno-Hatta Jakarta. Then I continue to transit at Abu Dhabi International before landing at John F Kennedy International Airport, New York. This is my very first long journey to America and I just go by myself. I arrive at JFK Airport at 4.10 pm and feel little bit jet lag. So I directly check in at hotel and rest.
On the next day, after breakfast at hotel I go to the icon of America, Liberty Statue. To enjoy this famous statue, you have to take cruise. The only cruise which serve and bring tourists to the Liberty Island is Statue Cruise with fare $18 per person. This fare is include tour at Liberty and Ellis Island.
Liberty State Park - New Jersey
Battery Park - Lower Manhattan
This cruise is depart from 2 ports, Battery in Lower Manhattan and Liberty State Park in New Jersey, you can choose the nearest from your places. Anyway, it's only need 15 minutes to reach Liberty Island from the port.
What to Do
As you can see, Liberty Statue is a statue of lady which bring torch and book, it's means a freedom. Liberty Statue stands about 151 feets which created by Frederic Auguste Bartholdi and Gustave Eiffel. This statue was given by France to United State of America as a gift for American Independence on 1886. This statue become a symbol of welcome for visitors, immigrants and American who come back home.
Many things you can do in this island, you can find telescope behind the island. Put some coins then you can see New York city from far. Other interesting place that you can explore is a small pier where you can find many pigeons around here. Lucky me, because when I visit this island on the sunny day.
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Tips and Trick
Need an hour to explore the whole island, but before you go there, there are some tips you must know:
- Prepare you passport and American Visa.
- Booking your hotel long day before you go.
- Change your money before you go.
- Bring camera for captuing moment.
- Wear sunglases and hat.
- Buy cruise ticket long day before you come.
- Keep this island clean.
- Don't worry if you get hungry during this cruise trip, you can find small canteen in this cruise.