Tourist Attractions Nearby
The Westgate Grand Central Hotel has a great location, excellent service, facilities, great views and elegant rooms make it perfect for anyone. To secure their hotel bookings, one can Visit Hotel Website and maybe even get a discount. If one's unsure of where to go or how to get reservations for something, there are concierge services available. They will readily help out with the best recommendations and can get bookings for concerts, restaurants, tours, events and appointments. The hotel is placed at a convenient location at Grand Central Terminal with several attractions nearby like Grand Central Centre. The hotel even offers a boarding pass printing service for their guests. Other popular tourist attractions nearby are described below: The Statue of Liberty: • The Statue Of Liberty stands on Liberty Island in the New York harbor in New York City, USA. It stands 46 meters tall upon the podium. • It is a neoclassical sculpture designed by Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi. And it was given by France to the USA as a gift. • The Statue Of Liberty depicts Libertas, the Roman goddess of liberty. She carries a touch with her right hand and a tablet in the other. The tablet bears the inscription, 'JULY IV, MDCCLXXVI,' meaning 4th July 1776. It is the date of the US Declaration Of Freedom. Broken shackles and chains lie at her feet as she walks forward, signifying the US abolition of slavery. • The Statue became an icon of freedom and of the USA. Immigrants arriving from overseas see it as a welcome symbol. Brooklyn Bridge: • The bridge was once the longest bridge with a total length of 1,833.7 meters. It was also the first bridge crossing the Eastern River. • When it was constructed, engineers did not know the aerodynamics of the bridge as the designs were not tested. But there were no problems faced, as the designer John Roebling designed it to be six to eight times stronger than required. But it ended up being only four times as strong as it needed to be because of the inferior cable quality. Empire State Building: • The Empire State Building was the world's tallest building in 1931 when it was first constructed. It was overtaken at its height eventually by the World Trade Centre in 1970. Today it is the 49th tallest. • The design of the Empire State Building was changed 15 times to ensure that it would be the world's tallest building. Originally it was supposed to have 50 floors, then was changed to eventually 102.