This is a large and the most popular statue of New York which is also known as Liberty Enlightening the World. It was presented to the United States by France in 1886. It is located on the New York Island which is very near to the New York Harbor. It is seen as a sign of welcome to the visitors or immigrants who are returning to America. The statue represents a female figure dressed in a robe walking upright with a seven point spike rays which represents a nimbus. It holds a tablet on her left hand with the words "JULY IV MDCCLXXVI" inscribed on it and a torch in her right hand stretched high towards the sky. The words inscribed on the tablet commemorate the celebration of the United States Declaration of Independence.