South Street Seaport

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Posted in Travel Guide on Nov 15, 2017

The important port of the year, now the place of leisure, watching performances, riding cruise, gourmet food.

South Street Seaport

South Street Seaport

Introduction of scenic spots
The South Street Seaport, located next to the Brooklyn Bridge, was the busiest port in New York and has now been rebuilt as a recreation area for locals under skyscrapers.
Entering the South Street Pier, you can first see several high mast boats docked at Pier 16th, they are the 1885 “Beijing (Peking)” Catamaran and the 1908 “Pioneer” and other six sailing vessels, which constitute the South Street Seaport Museum, you can buy tickets to visit, but also to participate in the boat tour activities, Visit the harbor in New York.
The busiest section of the South Street Seaport is at Pier 17th, where there is an open-air stage where there are performances every day. Holidays, street performers come more, the performance is very rich. And every year November 27, there will be “South Street Harbour Christmas tree Lights Celebration”, has been held 27 sessions.
In addition, Pier 17th is a commercial shopping mall. There are a variety of shops, restaurants, clothing shops, souvenirs, bars, cafes, etc., the crowd surging, not only attract tourists, but also attract New Yorkers. Many tour groups take visitors directly to lunch.
After lunch, came to the dock opposite. Across the river, walk to Fordon Street (Fulton Road). This is a stone road, the low old buildings on the roadside, the famous Yankees stores, the fish market, the old restaurant and the café ‘s open-air tables and chairs are just like the corner of a European country, which forms another view of the South Street seaport. In addition, Pier 17th is the perfect location to watch the Brooklyn Bridge.

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