Statue Of Liberty

The Famous Statue Of Liberty Is In New York City

By: Tashi Japheltsang, Journalist

The Statue of Liberty is a tall monument in New York Harbor that stands for liberty, democracy, and hope. It was consecrated on October 28, 1886, as a gift from the French people to the Americans. The statue, which was created by French artist Frédéric-Auguste Bartholdi and architect Gustave Eiffel, who also created the Eiffel Tower.

The statue is composed of copper and is supported by a granite pedestal. From the ground to the tip of the torch, it is 151 feet tall and weighs more than 225 tons. The statue, which depicts Libertas, the Roman goddess of freedom, is holding a tablet and a torch in each hand. The date of the Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776, is written on the tablet.

The statue’s primary purpose during the American Revolution was to represent the Franco-American partnership; nonetheless, it swiftly came to represent freedom and democracy all across the world. One of the most iconic landmarks in the globe, it has appeared in numerous films, TV series, and other kinds of media.

For a stunning perspective of New York Harbor, visitors can either climb the statue’s pedestal or take an elevator to the statue’s crown. For people all throughout the world, the Statue of Liberty is an everlasting representation of freedom and optimism.