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ground zero opens to public

by:Kenwei      2019-09-08
Today, visitors first entered the 9/11 Memorial in New York because the site of Ground Zero was open to the public.
The first group passed the metal detector on the way to the huge square fountain in the center of the eight
Kerry Memorial Square
The fountain is surrounded by a tray with the names of 2,977 people killed in the September 11 attack, and the names of six people killed in the 1993 trade center bombing. googletag. {});
Visitors must register their tickets online.
About 7,000 people today have tickets to visit.
Over the next few months, about 400,000 people have registered to visit.
Families of the victims can visit the memorial on Sunday, but today is the first time the public has been allowed to enter the memorial.
Visitors are allowed to walk among hundreds of white oak trees on site and gaze at the water at the exact location of the World Trade Center twin towers.
Sufia Simjee of Baltimore traveled to New York to mourn her cousin Nasima H.
Financial analyst Simjee was killed in September 11.
She said that the family had never received the body of Nasima;
Now, at least they have a place to spend.
\"It gives us a place to pay tribute to her,\" she said . \". googletag. {});
Although thousands of construction workers have come and gone over the years, today marks the first time ordinary Americans without badges, journalists pass or wear safety helmets, it is possible to walk on the grounds where the victim was once buried in the ruins of a billowing smoke.
Tickets are free but strictly controlled.
Visitors need to get a pass in advance to allow them to enter at the specified time.
No more than 1,500 people will be allowed to enter at a time.
Visitors will have to empty their pockets, walk through metal detectors, and go through X-ray machine.
Many memorial buildings, including the Museum section, are still under construction.
The museum pavilion is a sloping structure that evokes parts of the trade center\'s facade, still standing up after the tower collapsed and is scheduled to open on the 11th anniversary of the attack.
Ultimately, visitors visiting the underground part of the complex will be able to see sights such as huge mud walls built to prevent the Hudson River from flooding the foundation of the trade center, the stairs of the survivors have left many people in safe places.
The cost of the memorial and museum is about 700 (€514. 77m). The non-
The profit organization operating the project has raised about 400m (€294. 15m)
Private donations and seek federal funds to visit the memorial and museum for free.
The center of the monument is two huge square pits and reflection pools, which are located on the footprints of the two towers.
The waterfall goes down the four walls of each fountain. The waterfall is the largest fountain in North America.
Skyscrapers are now pushing up around the square, and the roar of the building will remain the same for some time. googletag. {}); try {_402_S }catch(e){}
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