Manhattan, prime tourist area in New York is divided into several districts. Lower Manhattan is the most prominent one. Besides being the main financial district, Lower Manhattan is home to Wall Street, Ellis Island, the Statue of Liberty and Brooklyn Bridge that keep tourists booking cheap flights to New York. Other worth mentioning sites in the area are:
Museum of American Finance
Fact that discerns this museum from others is that it is the USA's only independent public museum. It is known for exhibiting and preserving the country's financial history. While walking around the museum, you would come across important documents related to financial markets and banking. Before 2005, the museum was known as the Museum of American Financial History. Students of economics from around the world book cheap New York flights to peep into the rich past of financial history of the United States.
National September 11 Memorial
As the name suggests, the memorial was erected to commemorate the victims of 9/11 attacks. It is located at the same place where World Trade Center was located. Beauty of the memorial is defined by two ponds created by refreshing waterfalls. Bronze panels that are lined along the waterfalls are embedded with the names of 3000 victims of the terror attack. Another highlight of the site is Survivor Tree which was recovered from the remains of the gigantic structure.
If tall structures fantasize your imagination, book New York flights and visit Skyscraper Museum in Lower Manhattan. The unique museum focuses on best skyscrapers around the world. While taking a look at the exhibits, you would come across procedure to erect high rise buildings in addition to documents and designs related to the projects. In 2011, exhibit named 'Supertall' came into existence. It features the tallest buildings in the world.