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New York - Castle Clinton National Monument


Located at the southern tip of Manhattan Island, Castle Clinton stands where New York City began, and represents not only the city's growth, but the growth of a nation. Initially intended to prevent a British invasion in 1812, the fortification has transformed over the years to welcome theatergoers, immigrants, sightseers, and now, millions of visitors to New York Harbor.


Michael Coca

Sunday, April 15, 2018
Never knew the history of the place, was interesting from that perspective. The park service is missing an opportunity to display the immigration history of New York it seems. I wasn't impressed by the exhibits. Should be a more expansive museum. Worth the visit though, and the view of New York harbor are beautiful.

Qique DeLuna

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
An old fortress structure along Battery Park in lower Manhattan, NYC. Historic structure that was used as a military fort of sorts.. Offering a beautiful view of the Hudson outlet towards the Atlantic, Ellis Isle, and the Statue of Liberty dress the Vista. Behind this gorgeous view is One World Trade Center.

Martha Saenz

Friday, April 13, 2018
This is the place to go for will-call on Statue of Liberty tickets. It looks like more of a fortress than castle. Very cool repurposing of old immigration venue. Bathrooms are dated, but free and functional...and, really, when you have to go who cares about decor because then it is all about the flush.

Mohammed Allaf

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
What a great place to see the Statue of Liberty! This is a very interesting monument by itself but when paired with the statue of liberty it's a match made in heaven! Make sure to go on a sunny day because even if it's the least bit cloudy it' difficult to see the statue.

Derek Wanless

Tuesday, March 6, 2018
The ferry service that takes you to the Statue of Liberty and other tourist stops operates in this building. There was an outdoor market on my visit. All very pleasant and interesting.

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