After entering through the front doors of Federal Reserve Bank of New York, passing through a rigorous security screening, and descending 80 feet below the the floor of the bank (50 feet below sea level), you will find yourself in a vault glittering with the largest stockpile of gold in the entire world.
Weighing in at at around 7000 tons--around 5% of all of the gold ever mined in human history--this stash of gold is worth approximately four hundred billion U.S. Dollars according to 2011 prices. This vault contains the gold resources of countries worldwide, who send their gold to the New York Fed's vault because it is considered one of the safest in the world.
Know Before You Go
Fulton street Station on the 2,3 or 4,5 Trains