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World Trade Center, 911 and Ground Zero Walking Tour

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This 2-hour tour details the heroism of New York City's firefighters and the survivors of stairwell "B." Learn how these 16 people withstood the collapse of the north tower. This is the definitive walking tour of Ground Zero and the 911 Memorial Plaza.

Highlights

  • Explore the new World Trade Center Complex and revel in its architectural splendor
  • Compare the destruction and the rebirth of the area using photo time-capsules
  • Follow the Dragon Fighters of New York City's Fire Department. The men of Engine 9 and Ladder 6, lead by their Captain John Jonas
  • Be inspired by the selfless actions of New York City's civilian watercrafts. They made history by setting the largest rescue by sea operation ever

Description

Starting at the Starbucks Across the street from the Oculus, the world most expensive subway hub, you will learn its symbolism to the World Trade Center Site. The tour also introduces FDNY Captain John Jonas and his team 'the Dragon Fighters.' There the tour will continue to an overlook of the World Trade Center Memorial Plaza. From this vantage, you can see the entire complex which includes One World Trade Center, the Reflecting Pools, and the 911 Museum. The tour proceeds to the World Financial Center. Here you will learn about the little known Operation Aegis. The largest rescue by sea in history. Where over 500,000 civilians were evacuated by watercraft of all sizes. Next you'll visit the reconstructed Winter Garden, the $60 million 10 story glass pavilion that was devastated during the attacks of September 11th. The tour continues to the Eleven Tears Memorial, dedicated to the eleven American Express employees lost on that day. Concluding at the new World Trade Center complex, you'll get detail on its design and construction. The guide will also cover the mystery of the lost gold and silver reserves of Building Four. In addition, you'll learn about the Survivor Tree, its resilience, survival and rebirth.

Includes

Two-hour walking tour of the World Trade Center, 911 Memorial Plaza, and Ground Zero A visit to the World Financial Center and the North Cove Yacht Marina Optional 9/11 Museum admission ticket (SELF-GUIDED) Optional One World Observatory admission ticket

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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