Must see her, but not necessarily from Liberty Island. If you are only interested in seeing the Statue up close and snapping some pictures you can do that from any number of ferries that take trips by for photo ops. For more history, etc. take the Liberty and Ellis Island tour. Be prepared for lines, unless you get there early, and well as some of the rudest people I ran into on the entire trip. Not New Yorkers or employees, but the people trying to push there way around getting on and off the ferries. People, Lady Liberty is not going anywhere! She will be there when you get out to her! She was closed for repairs when we went, but that was okay, still got to see her.
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