Our 90-minute New York City Skyline Cruise offers more sights than any other tour in New York Harbor! You'll have a chance to see everything you came here to see while still having plenty of time left in your day to explore New York City on your own. A licensed New York City Tour Guide provides interesting facts about all the sights that make New York City so special:
Built during the American Great
Depression in 1930. It has 103
floors and 6500 window.
A gift from France that arrived in
New York Harbor in June of 1885.
From 1892 to 1954, over twelve
million immigrants entered the
United States through this portal.
A 172-acre island in Upper New
York Bay, about one-half mile
from the southern tip of
The Smothers Brothers
(Tom and Dick) were both
born on Governors Island.
Completed in 1883, this is one
of the oldest suspension bridges
in the United States.
Completed in 1909, this bridge is
6,855ft long connecting Lower
Manhattan at Canal Street with
Brooklyn at Flatbush Avenue.
Completed in 1903, this bridge is
7,308ft long connecting the lower
East Side of Manhattan with the
Williamsburg neighborhood of
Although the UN is located on 18
acres of land in NYC, the land and
building are not part of the US.
They are officially international
territory and belong to the UN
member nations. The UN has
its own fire dept, security force,
and postal service.
- Ground Zero (World Trade Center)
The completed 9/11 Memorial is
slated to open September 11, 2011
on the 10-year anniversary of the
second World Trade Center attack.
In 1905 a fire burned this old wooden
ferry and railroad station in a matter of
hours. Re-opened in 1907 as the new
Delaware, Lackawanna and Western
Train and Ferry Depot.
- Jacob K. Javis Convention Center
This revolutionary space frame structure
was build in 1986 and named for NY
Senator Jacob K. Javits. The exhibit space
has over 675,000 square feet.
Referred to as the "Emerald Doorstep
to the Metropolis"
This 23 acre is the largest public open
space in the Downtown section of Man-
hattan. The park is located at the tip
of Manhattan, causing many to refer
to it as the city's front lawn.
- The Museum Of Jewish Heritage
Created as a living memorial to the
Holocaust. The hexagonal shape &
tiered roof of the building are symbolic
of the six points of the Star of David and
the six million Jews who perished in the
Holocaust. Opened in Sept 15, 1997.
Home to the New York Stock Exchange
and the NY financial community. From
1653 to 1699 a wooden wall stood on
what is now Wall Street. The wall was
build by Dutch settlers to protect
themselves from attacks by American
Indians, the British, and New Englanders.
Build between 1928 to 1930 this
magnificent structure is 1046 ft
tall and has 77 floors. The
Chrysler building is one of the
last skyscrapers in the Art Deco
style. The gargoyles depict
Chrysler car ornaments and the
spire is modeled after a radiator grill.
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