Statue of Liberty
93 meters high and visible up to 40 kilometers away, the Statue of Liberty, also known as Lady Liberty stands at the entrance of the port on the Hudson River on Liberty Island, as a welcome to those arriving in the United States. The monument is a symbol of the city and the United States of America and, at one time, and represents a welcome sibolo was also a symbol of hope. The statue depicts a woman wearing a long robe and proudly holds a torch in one hand (symbol of the eternal fire of freedom), while the other holds a book dated July 4, 1776 (U.S. Independence Day), the feet are broken chains (symbol of deliverance from the power of the despotic ruler) and the head is a crown, whose seven points represent the seven seas and seven continents. To confirm the importance and beauty of the statue are several replicas around the world, is an example of the monument on the Seine in Paris. Liberty Enlightening the World, full name of the monument, is a must for anyone who goes to visit in New York.