“Visiting St Paul's Chapel and the 9/11 memorial park is a must do if in New York, a very sobering time. The park is a fabulous memorial to those who lost their lives so tragically. The guide was very knowledgeable about Manhattan and the events of 9/11. ...Karen O., New Zealand – See more reviews
What To Expect
You'll meet your guide within walking distance of the Ground Zero site, where you'll embark on a 2-hour journey into the bravery, passion, and tragedy of 9/11. Your guide will share key facts, illuminating events and heartbreaking stories of the tragic day while weaving through the various attractions within the World Trade Center area.
You'll explore surrounding New York sites including St Paul's Chapel, the American Express Eleven Tears Memorial, Winter Garden and, of course, the Ground Zero site. After relaying to you the stories of bravery that triumphed over tragedy that day, you'll be allowed entry for one hour to the 9/11 Memorial, built on the exact site where the twin towers once stood. Escorted by your guide, you will see the twin reflecting pools on which the names of the nearly 3,000 victims of the September 11, 2001, and February 26, 1993, atrocities are inscribed. You will learn about the historic rebuilding taking place on the former World Trade Center site and uncover the Survivor Tree, which was nursed back to health after surviving the 9/11 attack. Admission to the memorial is timed, and you can spend up to one hour at this special place for remembrance and reflection.
3-hour journey into the tragedy and aftermath of 9/11
Free admission for one hour to the 9/11 Memorial site
Stand at the twin reflection pools and waterfalls where the twin towers fell
See the names of the 3,000 victims and uncover the survivor tree
Tiny St. Paul's Chapel, which miraculously survived the attack
Poignant stories of heroic bravery and sacrifice
Reflecting Absence Memorial and Steel Beam Cross
Firefighters' 9/11 Memorial and Engine and Ladder Co. 10/10
Essex World Deli, which became an emergency medical station
Beautiful Winter Garden plaza at the World Financial Center
1-hour free admission to the 9/11 Memorial site
2-hour 9/11 Memorial tour
Meals and drinks
Tips and gratuities
Guests are requested to arrive 15 minutes prior to departure.
Distance covered is roughly 1 mile.
All tours run regardless of weather unless the company notifies guests of a change in the tour schedule.
Tour guide assigned to conduct the tour on the website schedule is subject to change without notice due to last minute scheduling conflicts or other factors.
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