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Battery Park New Yourk
Distance from hotel: 1.3 miles
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Battery Park in NYC

Named after the artillery batteries once placed there to protect the city and its harbor, this waterfront park and green space is located at the southernmost tip of Manhattan. Here you'll find beautiful flower gardens, a playground and plenty of outdoor picnic space, along with the touching Korean War Veterans Memorial. Battery Park is also the place to catch ferries to visit the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.


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  • Stroll the waterfront and flower gardens
  • Board a ferry to visit the Statue of Liberty
  • Visit poignant war memorials
  • Picnic outdoors in a historic area of the city


  • What's the history of Battery Park?

    Once the site of the city’s first immigrant depot before Ellis Island was built, this park area has played a role in New York City history for over 200 years. Imagine the thoughts and lives of thousands of immigrants who first stepped onto American soil right here.
  • What can I see and do at Battery Park?

    Guests can visit the New York Korean War Veterans Memorial. This touching memorial commemorating the Korean War was dedicated in 1991 and features a black granite obelisk, stainless steel mosaic tile and gray granite markers and paving. You’ll also find a playground located at State and South Streets in Battery Park. Besides restrooms in restaurants and museums nearby, the park provides two facilities, one in Battery Gardens and one in Comfort Station.

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