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Statue of Liberty

CountryUSA
Date of Inscription1984
CategoryCultural Sites
UNESCOhttp://whc.unesco.org/en/list/307

Made in Paris by the French sculptor Bartholdi, in collaboration with Gustave Eiffel (who was responsible for the steel framework), this towering monument to liberty was a gift from France on the centenary of American independence in 1886. Standing at the entrance to New York Harbour, it has welcomed millions of immigrants to the United States ever since.

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