Wall Street New York/USA
Wall Street is one of the famous streets in the World. The name Wall Street comes from the wall built to keep the American Natives from Manhattan. Despite the fact that it is surprisingly a short street, it is the heart of the World Stock Exchange Market.The Bronze Wall Street Bull is the symbol for the New York stock exchange market. You can enjoy watching the tourists posing and taking photographs around this bull.
The New York stock exchange market entrance on Broad Street is a few meters from the Wall Street. Here, you can see serious men and women rushing into and out of their offices in suits holding suitcases and wearing sneakers. The street gets quite active and crowded when the employees go out for lunch.
The Federal Hall National where George Washington took his oath for presidency, Federal Reserve Bank known as the “bank of the banks” where the money of the country is printed and New York Stock Exchange, the finance center causing traumas with its ups and downs in the world are the most important three buildings of New York. The world countries golds are reserved in the 5-floor warehouse section under the ground of Federal Reserve Bank. The gold of each country are preserved in separate sections with safe doors having a weight of 90 tons. The payments between the countries used be realized by exchanging this gold.
A few meters away from the Federal Reserve Bank, Century 21 – a shopping place where high segment fashion products are sold – is present. Here, Ralph Lauren, Prada and Calvin Klein brand products are sold with a discount of 40-70%. If you manage to get early in the morning, you can see the Fulton Fish Market on the way to Brooklyn Bridge from here. Every morning between the hours 04:00 – 08:00, approximately 75 thousand wholesalers sell 200 tons of fish here. In the market where 500 different fish types are available, the most interesting ones are the giant tuna fish. After walking around the market, you can have a sip from your coffee at one of the bars around with the river view and watch the sun rising.