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THE STATUE OF
The statue of Liberty (full name – Liberty that shines on
the world) — national monument USA, a symbol of
freedom, democracy and justice, one of the most famous
sculptures in the USA and in the world. It is a gift from the
citizens of France for the centenary of the American
revolution, is located on Liberty island, about 3 km from
Manhattan, M. new York.The goddess of liberty holds a
torch in her right hand and a plate in his left. The
inscription on the plate reads "eng.JULY IV MDCCLXXVI"
("4 July 1776"), the date of the signing of the Declaration
of Independence. One leg of the "Freedom" stands on
broken chains. The seven rays on the crown symbolize
the seven seas and seven continents, as it is considered
in the Western geographical tradition. The total weight is
about 170 tons. Height from ground to tip of torch is 93
meters (this figure includes the base and the pedestal).
Usually the statue is open to visitors, usually arriving by
ferry. From the crown, which can be accessed by stairs,
offers extensive views of new York Harbor. The Museum,
located in the pedestal (accessible by Elevator), is an
exhibition on the history of the statue.
The Brooklyn bridge opened in 1883, one of the oldest suspension
bridges in the United States. The bridge reaches a length of 1825 m
over the East river in new York city between the districts of Manhattan
and Brooklyn. The construction of the bridge lasted 13 years. Bridge at
a cost of 15.1 million dollars.On the first day about 1,800 vehicles and
150 300 people have used them to move to the other side. However,
after a week in the crowd, who were on the bridge was a rumor about
the possibility of a sudden collapse of the bridge that caused the
stampede and the deaths of 12 people. In order to convince people of
the strength of the bridge, the authorities had a 21 elephant from the
circus, which toured nearby.
Disneyland is a popular and profitable amusement Park the company "Walt Disney" in the city of Anaheim
(CA). Opened in 1955, becoming the embodiment of the idea of Walt Disney about the Park, which would
have recreated the world of cartoons and fairy tales, wondering where everyone – both adults and children.
In an average year Disneyland visit of 13.3 million people. The area of Park availalable for visitors to 34.4 ha
Angel falls may be higher and the Victoria Falls can be wider, but Niagara still holds
the status as the most famous waterfall in the world. Can be used with both
American and canadian countries. This is a very popular attraction Canada, attracts
thousands of tourists every year.
Hollywood North-West district of the city of Los Angeles, California.Now the word "Hollywood" is often used as the name of the US
cinema due to its fame and cultural identity of the historical center of movie studios and movie stars. Today the film industry has
gone beyond Hollywood in such areas as Burbank, and the Westside in Los Angeles, however, a significant portion of the
subsidiary companies remain in Hollywood.Being a part of Los Angeles, Hollywood does not have its own municipal government,
but, instead, has an official, serves as "Honorary mayor of Hollywood."