Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #2 in Syracuse, United States


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 6 sights
Distance 4.9 km
Ascend 102 m
Descend 58 m

Explore Syracuse in United States with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Activities in SyracuseIndividual Sights in Syracuse

Sight 1: Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

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The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus is a Catholic parish church and minor basilica in Syracuse, New York. It is located at 927 Park Avenue in the Westside neighborhood. The building was designated a minor basilica by Pope John Paul II on August 27, 1998, and dedicated on October 3, 1999.

Wikipedia: Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Syracuse (EN), Website

1542 meters / 19 minutes

Sight 2: Lipe Art Park

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Lipe Art Park is a public art project and outdoor art venue, and a public recreation space, comprising approximately 2 acres (0.81 ha) of vacant greenspace located on West Fayette Street in Syracuse, New York in the Warehouse District. The park began in 2007 as a project of (R)Evolution studios, a local artist group, and Syracuse's Public Arts Task Force. Its initial aim was to use an urban vacant lot as a space for creative activity for the community.

Wikipedia: Lipe Art Park (EN)

1628 meters / 20 minutes

Sight 3: Tipperary Hill Heritage Memorial

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The Tipperary Hill Heritage Memorial, dedicated in 1997, is located on Tipperary Hill in Syracuse, New York. The memorial was erected in honor of early citizens who, in the opinion of local residents, were brave sons of Ireland who stood up to City Hall and won the battle of the "Green over Red" traffic light.

Wikipedia: Tipperary Hill Heritage Memorial (EN)

645 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 4: James Pass Arboretum

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James Pass Arboretum

The James Pass Arboretum was established by the City of Syracuse, New York through the philanthropy of Adelaide Salisbury Pass and family with the guidance and cooperation of the State College of Forestry to be a classic arboretum in the tradition of the Arnold Arboretum in Boston, Massachusetts, that is, a museum of woody plants designed for education and horticultural display.

Wikipedia: James Pass Arboretum (EN)

954 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 5: Burnet Park

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Burnet Park

Burnet Park is the largest park in Syracuse, New York, USA, covering an area of 88 acres (36 ha). It is located on the west end of the city, in the Far Westside in a neighborhood called Tipperary Hill.

Wikipedia: Burnet Park (EN)

162 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 6: Rosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Park

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The Rosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Park is an AZA zoo in Syracuse, New York. It is owned and operated by Onondaga County Parks with support from the Friends of the Rosamond Gifford Zoo. The zoo is home to more than 900 animals representing 216 species on 43 acres (17 ha). Some of the more popular animals include Asian elephants, Humboldt penguins, Amur tigers, a Komodo dragon and the only Giant Pacific octopus exhibit in Central New York. The zoo opened a new Animal Health Center in 2022 that is the largest zoological medical center in New York state outside of the Bronx Zoo.

Wikipedia: Rosamond Gifford Zoo (EN), Website


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