Sights & Attractions in New York City

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Things to Do in Financial District

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
All Good Things
Rub elbows with locals shopping for bread, cheese, and treats...
Markets / Bazaars Financial District
 
Battery Park
Jutting out at the southernmost point of Manhattan, tree-filled...
Parks Financial District
 
Bowling Green
Perhaps most recognized as the home of Arturo Di Modica's 7,000-pound...
Parks Financial District
 
Brooklyn Bridge
"A drive-through cathedral" is how the journalist James Wolcott...
Bridges / Tunnels Financial District
 
City Hall
What once marked the northernmost point of Manhattan today houses...
Government Buildings Financial District
 
Federal Hall National Memorial
It's a museum now, but this site has quite a notable claim: George...
Memorials / Monuments Financial District
 
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
With its imposing mix of sandstone, limestone, and ironwork...
Financial Institutions Financial District
 
Fraunces Tavern Museum
This former tavern, where General George Washington celebrated...
Museums / Galleries Financial District
 
La Colombe Torrefaction
In this loft-like space just below Canal Street, expect excellent...
Restaurants Financial District
 
Museum of American Finance
Pre-9/11, a visit to the New York Stock Exchange was the ultimate...
Museums / Galleries Financial District
 
Museum of Jewish Heritage—A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
In a granite 85-foot hexagon at the southern end of Battery Park...
Museums / Galleries Financial District
 
National Museum of the American Indian (Smithsonian Institution)
Massive granite columns rise to a pediment topped by a double...
Museums / Galleries, Native American Sites Financial District
 
New York City Police Museum
Why are police called cops? Why does a police badge have eight...
Museums / Galleries Financial District
 
New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
Unfortunately you can't tour it, but it's certainly worth ogling...
Financial Institutions Financial District
 
Skyscraper Museum
Why get a crick in your neck—or worse, risk looking like a tourist—while...
Museums / Galleries Financial District
 
South Street Seaport Historic District
Had this charming cobblestone corner of the city not been declared...
Neighborhoods / Streets Financial District
 
St. Paul's Chapel
For more than a year after the World Trade Center attacks, the...
Religious Sites Financial District
 
Stone Street Historic District
Nestled amid skyscrapers, the low-rise, two-block oasis of bars...
Historic Districts / Sites Financial District
 
Trinity Wall Street Church
Alexander Hamilton is buried under a white-stone pyramid in this...
Religious Sites Financial District
 
Woolworth Building
Until 40 Wall Street stole the title in 1930, but first the 792-foot...
Architectural Sites Financial District
 
World Financial Center (WFC)
The four towers of this complex, which range from 34 to 51 stories...
Architectural Sites Financial District
 
World Trade Center Site (Ground Zero)
Thousands come each year to connect with events that unfolded...
Architectural Sites Financial District
 
Zucker's Bagels
This is one of the few places left in the city that still serves...
Restaurants Financial District
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