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Lower Manhattan, New York City

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Lower Manhattan, also known as Downtown Manhattan, is the southernmost part of the island of Manhattan, the main island and center of business and government of the City of New York, which itself originated at the southern tip of Manhattan Island in 1624.
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  • Lower manhattan is home to Wall St, the financial district, the 9/11 Memorial, and just in interesting place to look around with slightly less people than mid town. You can walk the Brooklyn Bridge fr...  more »
  • Downtown, financial district and Lower Manhattan. Here it beats the financial heart of the world, but also the historical center of this beautiful island... To scroll through time, a guide in hand and camera...
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  • In order to really appreciate the diversity and cultures you must go to lower Manhattan -- Little Italy, Canal Street, China town are not to be missed in the city.