St Joseph's Chapel Catholic Memorial at Ground Zero, New York City
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Pay your respects to the thousands of lives lost to terrorism at St Joseph's Chapel Catholic Memorial at Ground Zero. Long artificial waterfalls drop into two reflecting pools, surrounded by bronze panels inscribed with the names of those who perished. Designed by Michael Arad and Peter Walker, the memorial honors not only the 3,000 people killed in the attacks of September 11, 2001, but also six persons who lost their lives in the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center. The pools sit exactly in the place where the Twin Towers once stood. Note the healthy limbs of a pear tree that survived the attack, stretching victoriously from its recovered gnarled trunk. Plan your visit to St Joseph's Chapel Catholic Memorial at Ground Zero and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our New York City itinerary maker.
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  • The memorial was one of the tributes more exciting that I visited. Part of my story when I lived in NY. Each corner has an energy that transforms our heart and transports us to a day that marked the humanity
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  • I think this is one of the most moving places I have ever been. We need to remember what happend here and this certainly does. WELL WORTH A VISIT! 
  • Good place to know and go and feel the culture local and the spirituality of the neoyorkquinos
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