The Statue of Liberty a global icon of United States of America is located in the New York city on Liberty Island welcoming visitors to the country who are travelling by ship.
Statue of Liberty
The monument was gifted to the Americans by the France people as a sign of friendship between the two countries in the period of American Revolution in 1886 to commemorate century. Frederic Auguste Bartholde was the main Architect of this sculpture and Gustave Eiffel was the Structural Engineer.
The height of this sculpture is 46 metres but accounts to 93 metres when pedestal is included. It is made of concrete and steel with thin copper sheeting.
It stands as a symbol of Americans freedom. The title of this statue is Liberty enlightening the world.The statue has a great importance.
The statue is a woman representing Goddess of freedom in fine attire standing with a torch in uplifted right hand and holding a tablet left hand.
There are seven spikes in the crown which stand for either seven continents or seas and the 25 windows exemplify the natural minerals on Earth.The torch in right hand represents enlightenment and the tablet in left hand is to spread the knowledge around the world.
The scenic beauty all around the statue on island with greenary serving as tourism site is fantastic.