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    Statue Of Liberty

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      Statue of Liberty - one of the tallest statues of the world, the height of the sculpture together with the pedestal is 93 meters.
      In 1876, America has produced an important anniversary: ​​one hundred years since the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Many countries welcomed the powerful state with a holiday, but the best gift presented to the Americans the French sculptor Frederic Auguste Bartholdi developed a draft of the statue, which was destined to become one of the famous landmarks of the planet ...

      Work on fundraising and construction of the statue took nearly ten years. Finally, in 1876, Liberty Island near Manhattan in New York thundered with delight, and the figure of a woman who solemnly nudotnay up the torch.

      In his left hand holds skryzhal Lady Liberty, which bears the date of the Declaration of Independence, and seven teeth crown on her head symbolize the seven continents of the world. It reaches the growth in 47 meters, and with a powerful p'edestalam height of the statue is 93 m.

      Thanks to its well-known position, the Statue of Liberty has become the subject of numerous allusions, imitations, jokes ... photographed on her background, pulling her hand up - not a sacred duty for all who visit New York. Since 2009, Liberty Island, which closed at Eight years after the tragedy of 2001, reopened to tourists, and excursions to its foot is a must when traveling to the United States.

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