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Bowling Green, New York City
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  • The man was so much alone, so taking a picture meant to remember the good and a lot of very cool Bull statue.
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  • Walking down Broadway, you can find the bull surrounded by tourists. But, beside has a park little considered the oldest in New York where you can sit back, relax and view the movement.
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  • Apart from the very iconic image of the bull, is the little park little special and, in my opinion, not really worth visiting.
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  • Bowling Green is one of the oldest parks in the US and it lies in an historic area. Excellent place to rest while touring historic downtown Manhattan
  • The park is small and unremarkable at first glance and unsuspecting visitors may not be aware of its historic significance until they read about it, particularly its designation as the oldest park in the city and how it became a symbol of US independence from Britain after the existing statue of the British monarch was toppled. Hard to believe, too, that this was once the tip of Manhattan before the area was expanded through landfilling. It is worth a visit if only for these remarkable facts.
  • Historic square well maintained. Customs house is beautiful. Citibike valet. Needs bike racks.
  • Lovely little park; very popular tourist area (including charging bull). Flowers, fountain, benches - nice for a little rest on your way.
  • A great touristy area. You can walk not only in the park, but also the area. There's always excitement in the air.