Statue of Liberty
The Statue of Liberty, located on Liberty Island in New York Harbor, is an iconic symbol of freedom and democracy. Designed by French sculptor Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi and dedicated in 1886, it was a gift from France to the United States. The statue stands at a height of 305 feet and represents Libertas, the Roman goddess of freedom. It welcomes visitors and immigrants arriving by sea to the United States, serving as a beacon of hope and opportunity. Lady Liberty has become an enduring symbol of American values and ideals, attracting millions of tourists from around the world who come to admire its majestic beauty and historical significance.