On September 11, 2001, the World Trade Center was one of the targets of the terrorist attacks on the United States. Our English-speaking guide will take you to Ground Zero, the former site of the 9/11 attacks, and explain in detail how the 9/11 tragedy happened and how the world has changed since then.
Pay your respects with a tour of the Ground Zero Memorial and the 9/11 Museum. Pay your respects to the lives lost during the 9/11 terror attacks on New York City. Visit the solemn Ground Zero Memorial at the foot of the new World Trade Center, and explore the 9/11 Museum for a detailed account of how the tragic events of 9/11 unfolded, and how the world changed in the wake of the most notorious terror attacks in world history. Sobering and somber but still uplifting, this 9/11 memorial guided tour is a Manhattan must. The tour begins outside of St Paul's Chapel on Broadway, which acted as a makeshift rescue center and a bulletin board for missing persons in the aftermath of 9/11. Next, hear the heroic stories of the emergency responders at the Firefighter's 9/11 Memorial Wall, and see the Engine and Ladder Company 10/10, the fire station at Ground Zero where first responders were dispatched from. The 9/11 memorial guided tour continues to Ground Zero. Here, you'll see the Reflecting Absence memorial pools trickling quietly at the base of One World Trade Center – the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere. Finish off your journey into the painful past with a visit to the 9/11 Museum. Here, you can explore the history of the World Trade Center Towers, how the attacks unfolded before a disbelieving world, and how that world changed forever after.