Climb up the STATUE of LIBERTY
The Statue of Liberty was a friendship gift from the people of France to the people of the United States, on the completion of 100 years of independence. It is a universal symbol of freedom and democracy. Located on the Liberty Island of New York, occupying 12 acres of land, the monument welcomes all those who come to New York as tourists and also welcomes the inhabitants who are returning to their native place. The copper clad statue is of a robed woman, who holds a book in her one hand and a torch in the other. The Statue is one of the most recognizable icons globally.
Interesting facts :
-Statue of Liberty is believed to be the tallest metal statue ever made.
-It took 15 years to build the Statue of Liberty.
-There are 25 windows in the crown of the Statue of Liberty, which symbolize gemstones found on the earth and the heaven's rays shining over the world.
-The seven rays of the Statue's crown represent the seven seas and continents of the world.