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Places (POIs) visited during this tour

Place #1
Distance: 0.74mi
Map Pin
Unnamed Road, Jersey City, NJ 07305, USA
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Liberty State Park
Have you ever taken a stroll through one of the most beautiful parks in New Jersey? If not, now's your chance! Liberty State Park in Jersey City is a peaceful urban oasis with incredible views of the Manhattan skyline and the Statue of Liberty.

Visitors can enjoy scenic bike rides, picnics, kayaking, fishing, bird watching, and much more.

The park features historic monuments and markers telling stories of America’s past and present. Plus, there are many cultural events throughout the year that allow everyone to come out and experience this amazing place.

Place #2
Distance: 0.35mi
Map Pin
50 Audrey Zapp Dr, Jersey City, NJ 07305, USA
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Empty Sky - 9/11 Memorial
The memorial space consists of two 30-foot walls with names etched in stainless steel from each state. At sunset, one wall reflects the other and vice versa, creating an awe-inspiring sight.

As you walk through this sacred space and reflect on what happened that day, don't forget to look around and appreciate the beauty nature has to offer. Through it all we strive for peace and unity —two qualities that will never be forgotten!

Place #3
Distance: 0.86mi
Map Pin
Liberty State Park, 84 Audrey Zapp Dr, Jersey City, NJ 07305, USA
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Liberty Landing Marina
Looking for an escape from the hustle and bustle of life in Jersey City? Look no further than Liberty Landing Marina! Located along the banks of the Hudson River, this serene marina is the perfect spot to spend a day.

Take a stroll down its iconic boardwalk, perfect for those looking to soak up some sun, or hop on one of their available boats and explore the majestic river. Enjoy some delicious seafood at one of the restaurants located nearby or simply just relax and take it all in.

Place #4
Distance: 2.22mi
Map Pin
251 Phillip St, Jersey City, NJ 07305, USA
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Science center
Looking to explore science in a fun, interactive way? Look no further than Liberty Science Center in Jersey City.

Filled with interesting exhibits and engaging activities, this learning center has something for everyone. Explore the Human Body Connection exhibit to learn about how the mind and body interact, or take part in an IMAX documentary to get an up-close look at animals from around the world.

Spot a praying mantis during an exploration of their butterfly pavilion or catch a glimpse of some exotic fish swimming through their living sea aquarium.

Place #5
Distance: 0.31mi
Map Pin
1 Grand St, Jersey City, NJ 07302, USA
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New Jersey Waterfront 9/11 Memorial
This moving memorial honors the victims of the terrorist attacks and serves as a reminder of the strength and resilience of the human spirit. Located on the Hudson River, the memorial features two steel beams salvaged from the World Trade Center site.

Standing at 30 feet tall, these beams are a powerful symbol of hope and courage. With stunning views of Manhattan in the distance, the 9/11 Waterfront Memorial is a must-see for anyone visiting Jersey City.

Place #6
Distance: 0.36mi
Map Pin
1a Montgomery St, Jersey City, NJ 07302, USA
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J. Owen Grundy Park & Katyń Massacre Memorial
History can leave a powerful impression. Nowhere is this more true than at Jersey City’s J. Owen Grundy Park and Katyń Massacre Memorial.

Located on the bank of the Hudson River, the park itself is full of beauty and activity, with walking trails, open spaces, waterfront views and more. But perhaps its most notable feature is the Katyń Massacre Memorial. Dedicated to the thousands of innocent Polish officers who were executed by Soviet forces in 1940, this memorial serves as a stark reminder of injustice, war and human suffering.

Place #7
Distance: 0.50mi
Map Pin
303 Warren St, Jersey City, NJ 07302, USA
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Place #8
Distance: 0.89mi
Map Pin
270 Montgomery St, Jersey City, NJ 07302, USA
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Van Vorst Park
As one of Jersey City’s oldest parks, Van Vorst Park has seen plenty of change over the years.

But despite its evolution, the park still remains a natural oasis right in the heart of downtown.

Here, visitors can take part in various activities like walking, jogging and biking on the winding paths or taking part in weekend markets and seasonal concerts. The park also features lush gardens and a lake perfect for fishing. With its stunning views of Manhattan skyline, there is no shortage of breathtaking sights to see at Van Vorst Park.

Whether you’re looking for an escape from city life or simply want to relax among nature, this peaceful park is sure to delight.

Place #9
Distance: 0.53mi
Map Pin
435 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07302, USA
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The Historic Jersey City and Harsimus Cemetery
The Historic Jersey City and Harsimus Cemetery is a unique attraction located in the heart of the city.

Established in 1829, this six-acre cemetery is one of the oldest cemeteries in New Jersey, and it still serves as a resting place for many of the city’s most important figures.

Apart from housing remains of some of Jersey City’s earliest settlers, the cemetery also holds memorials to soldiers who fought in various wars, including those from World War I and II.

It is also home to several monuments like “The Immigrant”, which pays tribute to those seeking a better life abroad.

Place #10
Distance: 0.16mi
Map Pin
280 Pavonia Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07302, USA
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Hamilton Park
Nestled in downtown Jersey City, Hamilton Park offers visitors a unique experience.

This four-acre park is home to a variety of gardens, including vibrant meadows and serene waterfalls. It also has several playgrounds and sports courts perfect for kids and adults alike.

But that’s not all: the park also features an outdoor amphitheater with music performances scheduled throughout the summer, as well as a rotating selection of food trucks. Whether you’re looking for some quality time outdoors or just want to relax in the sun, you can find it at Hamilton Park.

With its breathtaking sights, peaceful surroundings and plenty of fun activities to take part in, a visit to Hamilton Park is sure to be an unforgettable experience.

Place #11
Distance: 0.34mi
Map Pin
29 McWilliams Pl, Jersey City, NJ 07302, USA
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WORD bookstore
WORD Bookstore is a haven for book lovers and avid readers in Jersey City. Located on Newark Avenue, this independent bookstore has been around since 2015 and offers a wide selection of books across various genres.

Whether you’re looking for the latest bestseller or an out-of-print classic, you’ll be sure to find something here. The store also hosts events like book signings, author talks and workshops throughout the year, allowing customers to interact with some of their favorite writers.

Place #12
Distance: 0.26mi
Map Pin
465 Marin Blvd, Jersey City, NJ 07302, USA
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Newport Centre, indoor mall.
You deserve a break! This will be our last stop at the great Newport shopping Centre, here you can find all your favorite stores in one place, from clothing and accessories to electronics and home goods.

The mall also houses a variety of restaurants and food courts offering everything from light bites to full-service dining. Our last stop will be right next to the entrance of this shopping mall parking garage.

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What's included?
  • A self-guided audio tour taken via the UCPlaces app [Android / iOS (iPhone) / Apple CarPlay].
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  • Audio stories for places visited during the tour.
  • Apple CarPlay connection (for iOS users); for a seamless driving tour experience.
What's NOT included?
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  • Smartphone.
  • Any kind of transportation (including tickets and passes).
  • Tickets to the attractions on your tour.
  • Food and drinks
  • Physical tour guide.