The September 11 attacks are a defining moment in American history, and no single place felt the impact more than New York City. Uncover the history of this infamous event with this guided tour to the sanctified World Trade Center Memorial Plaza—where you can see the somber reflecting pools, and 9/11 Memorial Museum. End your tour with unparalleled views from the One World Observatory, on the 100th floor of the impressive tower.
Learn about 9/11 on this Ground Zero tour, plus One World Observatory visit
Visit historic sights, like the Winter Gardens, and Eleven Tears Memorial
Get an intimate experience on this small-group tour, capped at 15 guests
Don't worry about extra costs, with included entry to One World Observatory
The tour also introduces FDNY Captain John Jonas and his team "the Dragon Fighters." There we'll continued to an overlook of the World Trade Center Memorial Plaza. From this vantage, one could see the entire complex which includes One World Trade Center, the Reflecting Pools, and the 911 Museum. The tour proceeds to the World Financial Center. Here you learn about the little known Operation Aegis. The largest rescue by sea in history. Where over 500,000 civilians were evacuated by watercrafts of all sizes. Next we'll visit the reconstructed Winter Gardens, the $60 million 10 story glass pavilion that was devastated during the attacks of September 11th. Next we'll visit the Eleven Tears Memorial, dedicated to the eleven American Express employees lost on that day. Concluding at the new World Trade Center complex, your guide will detail its design and construction. The guide will also cover the mystery of the lost gold and silver reserves of Building Four. In addition, you'll learn about the Survivor Tree, its resilience, survival and rebirth. Gratuities are welcome and appreciated.
After your walking tour, you will be given tickets and escorted to the entrance of One World Observatory. Take the super-fast elevators up to the Observatory located on the 100th floor in under 48 second. During the elevator ride, you'll be watching a timeline transformation of Manhattan on HD monitors. At the Observatory, be astonished by the amazing views. On a clear day, 4 different states can be seen. Guests are invited to enjoy the Observatory until closing. This package includes "Skip the Ticket Line" access.