Lower Manhattan, New York City

Lower Manhattan, also known as Downtown Manhattan, is the southernmost part of Manhattan, the central borough for business, culture, and government in the City of New York, which itself originated at the southern tip of Manhattan Island in 1624.
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  • It would be still this place to enjoy the view of the skyscrapers. I think distributed high density high-rise buildings in New York City, truly representing the Manhattan landscape. However, New York is still climate hard?
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  • Know doubt you have seen the district in many movies and TV series, but this does not prepare you for the scale of the buildings and the busy vibe. From Wall St to Chinatown to Battery Park to the 9/1...  more »
  • Wall St. is a must see on any tour. At the tip of Manhattan Island is the South St. seaport & museum of maritime artifacts. There are old wooden schooners to tour, and great places to eat.  more »

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