Visit the amazing Lower Manhattan neighborhood! - Attractions
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Lower Manhattan has quickly become the city’s fastest growing and most exciting neighborhood. New residential and commercial developments, hotels and a long list of historically significant and recently finished tourist attractions make this part of New York City an absolute must do part of any visit. There's no end of exciting options when it comes to things to do in Lower Manhattan.
In the past, this area has been best known as home to the Financial District, but this is only a small part of Lower Manhattan’s personality. The South Street Seaport, New York Stock Exchange, Battery Park and City Hall can be found alongside numerous new fashionable dining and retail establishments, museums and family friendly adventures.
Being the first part of New York City that was settled, in the early 1600’s, the history here is very rich indeed. Today this history can be experienced along with some of the city’s newest and most exciting destinations.
The 9/11 Memorial and Museum, which pays tribute to the victims of the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center, and the recently finished 1 World Trade Center are the latest additions to the area.
Many of the city’s most desirable dining options are sprouting up in all parts of Lower Manhattan and these are complimented by high end shopping, including the most current and popular designers and jewelers. Lower Manhattan's shopping options range from luxurious to affordable, and will excite any eager tourists!
The many restaurants and pubs along Stone Street (still an actual stone street!) are complimented by many of the city’s most exciting nightspots. Lower Manhattan's restaurants are diverse and delicious no matter the price!
A visit to Lower Manhattan offers something for everyone and those of all ages. A day spent here will provide a deep look at New York City’s foundation with an exciting view of the city’s future direction.
For more information and a complete list of activities and destinations please visit: www.downtownny.com
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