Landmarks and Tourist Attractions| Tourist Attractions in North america| Statue of Liberty | Empire State Building
America is the third largest continent in the world by area, covered 9,540,000 square miles and occupy the 16.5 percent of the land on the earth. It lies in the Northern and Western hemisphere, between the Pacific and Atlantic oceans. America has large number of tourist attraction places, a large number of tourists attracted towards North America due to amazing natural beauty and man made famous landmarks. The Statue of Liberty, Empire state building, Abraham Lincoln Memorial, Grand Canyon of the Colorado, Walt Disney World, Florida and many more. The Statue of Liberty is a colossal neoclassical robed female figure of 93 meters in height and weighs 225 tons, on Liberty Island in the New York City. It is a copper statue, a gift from the people of France in 1986. The statue became the symbol of freedom of the United States. This figure represent Roberta, the Roman goddess of freedom, she holds a torch above her head and in left arm holding a tabula ansatae inscribed “July 4, 1776, this is the date of the American Declaration of Independence. Empire State Building is one of the seven wonders of the modern world name given by the American Society of civil Engineers. It is a 102-story skyscraper located between west 33rd and 34th streets in Midtown, Manhattan, New York City. It stands 1,454 feet tall and it is the 4th tallest building in the United States and 34th tallest in the world. Abraham Lincoln Memorial is an American national monument and always been a major tourist attraction; it is located on the western end of the National Mall in Washington, D.C. It is one of the several monuments built to honor an American president Abraham Lincoln. The 170-ton statue of Abraham Lincoln is composed of 28 blocks of white Georgia marble and rises 30 feet from the floor. Henry Bacon was the architect of the memorial. The statue was carved by the Piccirilli Brothers. The memorial is surrounded by 38 fluted Doric Column. While walking up the steps, two additional columns of height 44’ and base diameter of 7’5” are located at the entrance.The Walt Disney World is another resort and theme park, the greatest attraction in the history of Florida, located in Bay Lake and Lake Buena Vista, Florida, near Orlando and Kissimmee, Florida. It is open in October 1, 1971. Yellow stone National Park and Golden Gate Bridge among other famous tourist attractions and Landmarks are there in USA.