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Address: Fulton & South Streets, Pier 17, New York City, NY 10038
Phone Number: +1 212-732-7678
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No

The shops and restaurants and historic ambiance have made this renovated...

The shops and restaurants and historic ambiance have made this renovated port one of Manhattan's most visited spots.

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take a step back in time...

Great for reminiscing and imagining what it was like to alive 200-300 years ago travelling on those great tall ships. If you're a dreamer or just interested in history or ships... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great for reminiscing and imagining what it was like to alive 200-300 years ago travelling on those great tall ships. If you're a dreamer or just interested in history or ships, its worth a visit

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Seaport's a little sleepy these days. Even the Imagination Playground nearly was locked up when we visited. The new Pier 17 with restaurants by Jean Georges and David Chang, due to be completed in 2017, should liven things up a bit.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

The museum was almost completely destroyed two years ago and has not yet been fully restored, still worth a visit however for the guided tour of two well preserved ships tied up at the pier. Visit the Lightship Ambrose and the fully rigged Wavertree for a glimpse of the tough lives lived by sailors back in the day. The lightship... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

This is such a cool place - many movies were filmed here including Woody Allen's Annie Hall. Great area to walk around, visit the cool shops and sit at one of the many restaurants and cafes. While walking enjoy the breeze coming from the water's direction and look at old architecture and some restored buildings and ships.

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Peyton, Colorado, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I got lucky! Taste of South Street Seaport was running when I visited. People! Food! Music! Great architecture. It was so much fun, I forgot to visit the museum!! It was a hoot and a half! Take a moment to read about the Titanic memorial. Walk the streets and imagine what it would have been like when the historic buildings... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Truly enjoyed this trip. Didn't get to see the museum but the ambience here was truly special. Friendly people added to a wonderful evening

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

A little slice of history - The Musuem although small, offers a glimpse into the past along the waterfront. You can visit the Print Museum and step aboard the 'Wavertree' a historic full masted ship. There are modern retailers in the old market hall. For a great coffee visit 'Jacks'.

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North Bergen, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

This is truly a great place to hang around in NYC. Close to some good restaurants and have some nice views of skyline.

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Some quirky shops here plus a few food outlets at Smorgasberg to have lunch & a beer before walking the Brooklyn Bridge. We had 2 salad bowls from Lumpia Shack which were salad plus brown rice plus a chicken skewer and steak skewer on the other. Both were absolutely delicious and filling. The rice bowls were $12 each.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

We had been here many years ago and remembered more stores and restaurants. It seems to have a lot of empty store fronts and others being remodeled. We didn't spend much time here.

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