Facts About Statue of Liberty That Will Blow Your Mind

Liberty Island is one of most popular place for the visit, Statue of Liberty is a symbol of freedom, Liberty Island is an island in upper New York bay in the United States of America. it is the best know as the location of the state of liberty. actually, the Statue of Liberty has over the years has symbolized the freedom and the democracy of the united states the island has a land area of 59558 square meters or about 14.71 acres which are actually the property of the federal government.

Statue of Liberty
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Lady Liberty

Everyone knows that the Statue of Liberty is actually the symbol of freedom. the statue was given from France to celebrate the friendship, during the American, Revolution.the island was attacked on more than one occasion during the revolution and all the original structures were burned to the ground. After the war, the island was granted to the French to use, and they used it as a hospital as before to a great degree to contain the infectious disease, but fate for the island always comes back to haunt them owners, it seems, and it once again was taken back to the city of New-York. in 1814, the island was renamed fort wood dedicated to the memory of Eleazer D.Wood who was actually, an army hero killed in battle at Fort Erie during the war in 1812. It was also served as an ordinary depot in 1956, the island name was changed to the Liberty Island.

Statue of Liberty

Millions of people visit the island every year. about 4 million people visited the island and Ellis island last year. it is the highest level of visitor since 2000. people specially visit the island during their summer vacations. The travelers coming to New York city must visit the liberty island. on October 2016, the construction started on a new statue of liberty museum on liberty island.museum will be able to accommodate all of the island's visitors when it opening 2019. about 62000 pounds of copper was used in the creation of the statue.

The tour of  Liberty Island provides the torturers historical, informative enjoyable and memorable moments.so, the interior of the top of the pedestal, which offers views of the statue's inner skeletal structure, is wheelchair accessible, but the outdoor observation deck and the balcony are not accessible. Actually, an elevator is operational on Ellis Island the first floor of the museum to the statue of liberty. The statue is actually a figure of a robed woman representing Libertas, a Roman liberty goddess, the statue you can explore the museum in the pedestal and then begin to climb to the crown. so the climb itself is Sterno about 354 steps, that is equivalent to 20 stories and it recommended only people in good physical health. Actually, the island is an enclave of New York City., the city borough of Manhattan, that is surrounded by the waters of jersey city, new jersey. the statue originally conceived as an emblem of the friendship between the people of France and the people of united states and a sign of their mutual desire for liberty, now it slowly turned to green color you see today, therefore so attractive, \at the initially it was a dull brown color, reflecting the natural colour of its copper plates, It is so attractive because about 25 windows in the crown which symbolize gemstones found on the earth and heavens rays shining over the world. these rays represent the seven seas and continue of the world.


Statue of Liberty
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The statue of liberty celebrates her birthday on October 28th in honor of the days she was officially accepted by the president of united states in 1886. The statues official name represents her most important symbol "Liberty Enlightening the World" the total weight of the statue is about 225 tons. Therefore, there are 154 steps from the pedestal to the head of the statue of liberty. A tablet held in her hand measures 23 feet, seven inches and 13 feet wide.

Statue of Liberty in night mode

Statue of Liberty in night
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Conclusion

At the end I will suggest everyone who visit the United States, must visit the Liberty Island and the visitors must climb the 354 stairs to reach the Statue of Liberty's Crown. you can visit to take the subway to bowling green or southern and hop on a ferry for a free ride across new york harbor, because the boats run 24 hours a day. there's always a crowd of tourists on deck taking photos as the boat passe the statue of liberty.

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  Facts About Statue of Liberty That Will Blow Your Mind


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