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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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History modernized, unflashy, yankee-worthy

The South Street Seaport is a little-known area to most New Yorkers, yet its historical significance is such that I wanted to talk it up. I live here and love it. The Seaport... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The South Street Seaport is a little-known area to most New Yorkers, yet its historical significance is such that I wanted to talk it up. I live here and love it. The Seaport is about 5 small city blocks, defined by Pearl Street to the west, the Brooklyn Bridge to the North, John Street to the South, and Water Street... More 

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New Providence, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Prior to hurricane sandy, this place was a must for locals and tourists alike. For awhile since, it's been under construction, and partially, still is. What is open now, is really bringing this area back. A wonderful tree during the holiday season and great shops...along with Taylor swift and the ability to drink beer while walking around...will chEck it out... More 

Thank Michael A
Alicante, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

A lively place for a wander. A very interesting area to spend a few hours. Nice to get some respite from the crowds.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

In the most beautiful time of the year at night is beautiful with magnificent Christmas trees. ❤️❤️❤️

1 Thank Görkem V
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Worth a visit, nice buildings and some lovely shops to explore. Really easy walk from the East River Ferry.

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New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

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 December 2016

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 4 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 18 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 

Thank Dan K

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