About 911 Memorial Tour
Youll meet your guide within walking distance of the Ground Zero site where youll embark on a 2-hour journey into the bravery passion and tragedy of 9-11. Your guide will share key facts illuminating events and heartbreaking stories of the tragic day while weaving through the various attractions within the World Trade Center area. Youll explore surrounding New York sites including St Pauls Chapel the American Express Eleven Tears Memorial Winter Garden and of course the Ground Zero site. After relaying to you the stories of bravery that triumphed over tragedy that day youll be allowed entry for one hour to the 9-11 Memorial built on the exact site where the twin towers once stood. Escorted by your guide you will see the twin reflecting pools on which the names of the nearly 3000 victims of the September 11 2001 and February 26 1993 atrocities are inscribed. You will learn about the historic rebuilding taking place on the former World Trade Center site and uncover the Survivor Tree which was nursed back to health after surviving the 9-11 attack. Admission to the memorial is timed and you can spend up to one hour at this special place for remembrance and reflection. Tour Highlights - 3-hour journey into the tragedy and aftermath of 9-11 - Free admission for one hour to the 9-11 Memorial site - Stand at the twin reflection pools and waterfalls where the twin towers fell - See the names of the 3000 victims and uncover the survivor tree - Tiny St. Pauls Chapel which miraculously survived the attack - Poignant stories of heroic bravery and sacrifice - Reflecting Absence Memorial and Steel Beam Cross - Firefighters 9-11 Memorial and Engine and Ladder Co. 10-10 - Essex World Deli which became an emergency medical station - Beautiful Winter Garden plaza at the World Financial Center - Reflect at the Beautiful Garden of the 9.11 memorial in honor of the victims Includes - 1-hour free admission to the 9-11 Memorial site - 2-hour 9-11 Memorial tour - Tour guide Excludes - Meals and drinks - Personal expenses - Tips and gratuities - Optional activity costs Please Note - Guests are requested to arrive 15 minutes prior to departure. - Distance covered is roughly 1 mile. - All tours run regardless of weather unless the company notifies guests of a change in the tour schedule. - Tour guide assigned to conduct the tour on the website schedule is subject to change without notice due to last minute scheduling conflicts or other factors. - Multilingual guides are available on special request. Private tour rate is applied for special requests. Industry net rates are also available. Please inquire.