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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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  • It is a historic area with older architecture, some restaurants of sec. 19, we find a lot of those buildings of red brick. Some boardwalks to bars and restaurants.
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  • With the disappearance of the Pier 17 because of Hurricane Sandy area has changed a lot. We are today at Fulton Street and surroundings: pedestrian streets with some businesses such as small shops, museums and restaurants with terraces to eat outdoors if you do well. Fast food also with some remarkable curiosity. Give you a tour of the bars in the cobbled area and eaten here informally if you caught on the way to another site, makes it many people working in the area. Historical area with some charm, is worth that you approach and know a little history. Before or after it crosses the Brooklyn Bridge on foot.
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  • A lovingly restored area compared with ten years ago when I was last here. Many eateries, all eyes they all pretty pricey. The Fulton St Market offers a good alternative!
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