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South Street Seaport, New York City
(3.1/5 based on 700+ reviews on the web)
Dive into the spirit of old New York at South Street Seaport. During the mid-19th century, this area was the hub of the city's commercial maritime trade. As you walk the cobblestone streets, you'll pass by restored buildings filled with shops, restaurants and bars, and you will have a great view of the Brooklyn Bridge. Walk to the docks for to see a collection of museum ships, some of which you can board. Throughout the year, you'll happen upon various festivals and events in the area. Be aware that parts of the area are under reconstruction because of damage from Hurricane Sandy. Put South Street Seaport on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our New York City vacation builder.
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  • Worth a visit, nice buildings and some lovely shops to explore. Really easy walk from the East River Ferry. 
  • Great for reminiscing and imagining what it was like to alive 200-300 years ago travelling on those great tall ships. If you're a dreamer or just interested in history or ships, its worth a visit 
  • This area, near the river is a building like, is quite nice. Thank you or the shop. New York without Poku Westerns? Now is not the sort I want. I think it is a good place to relax where comparatively generous.
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