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Battery Park

New York, NY 10004, USA

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About Battery Park

This is a public park which has an area of 25 acre located at the southern tip of Manhattan Island. The park contains attractions such as an old fort named Castle Clinton; multiple monuments; and the SeaGlass Carousel. The park and surrounding area is named for the artillery batteries that were built in the late 17th century to protect the settlement behind them.



Attractions near Battery Park

Castle Clinton National Monument0.03km from Battery Park

Castle Clinton or Fort Clinton, previously known as Castle Garden, is a circular sandstone fort now located in Battery Park, in Manhattan built from 1808 to 1811, it was the first U.S. immigration station, it has also functioned as a beer garden, exhibition hall, theater, and public aquarium. Castle Clinton National Monument was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966.

Charging Bull0.39km from Battery Park

Sometimes referred to as the Wall Street Bull or the Bowling Green Bull, is a bronze sculpture that stands on Broadway just north of Bowling Green in the Financial District of Manhattan, New York City. Charging Bull is a popular tourist destination that draws thousands of people a day, symbolizing Wall Street and the Financial District.

Trinity Church0.67km from Battery Park

Trinity Church is a historic parish church in the Episcopal Diocese of New York located near the intersection of Wall Street and Broadway in the Lower Manhattan. This huge church is the part of the history of Manhatan city.

Brookfield Place1.06km from Battery Park

Brookfield Place, built and still commonly referred to as the World Financial Center, is a shopping center and office-building complex located across West Street from the World Trade Center in the Battery Park City neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City.

Brooklyn Bridge Park1.71km from Battery Park

85-acre (34 ha) park located on a 1.3-mile (2.1 km) plot of land. From north to south, the pier includes the preexisting Empire–Fulton Ferry and Main Street Parks; the historic Fulton Ferry Landing; and Piers 1–6, which contain various playgrounds and residential developments.

Brooklyn Bridge1.73km from Battery Park

This is a hybrid cable-stayed suspension bridge which was located in the Newyork city spanning the East River between the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn.  It was also the longest suspension bridge in the world at the time, with a main span of 1,595.5 feet.

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This is the most populous city in the United states and the largest metropolitan area in the world by urban landmass and is also home to the headquarters of United Nations.