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Central Park, New York City

Categories: Landmarks, Nature & Parks, Tourist Spots
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4.8/5 based on 80,000+ reviews on the web
In the midst of all of the city's concrete and high-rises, Central Park brings greenery and shady places for relaxation--as well as a zoo, carousel, skating rink, theater, and several fountains--to the northern part of the city. Stroll, bike, picnic, or people-watch among 341 hectares (843 acres) of lakes, jogging paths, woodlands, walkways, lawns, and trees. One of the country's major historical landmarks, the park hosts frequent concert, plays, and art shows. Stop by the Alice in Wonderland statue, a favorite place for photos. To visit Central Park and other attractions in New York City, use our New York City trip generator.
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  • We spent a whole day on Central Park, visiting the zoo, enjoying the sights, photographing the iconic areas, having cocktails in the Boating house and wandering round the various paths. It's kept beau...  read more »
  • Beischössen the Park not only with great paths and beautiful vegetation, but also with an impressive views of the Manhattan skyline scores weather.
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  • This park is just beautiful. We only had a short time to spend in the city and the weather was fantastic. You need time and a good pair of shoes to enjoy this space. I think next time we go we will ta...  read more »
  • I love coming here. The park is so huge that I discover a new part everyday. If you are into photography it is a must place to come! It is romantic,adventurous, relaxing place to be. As a new yorker I recommend to walk or bike do not take the horse carriage. There are many activities to do here. Row boats at the pond, nature sanctuary, zoo, biking trails, an amusement park and etc.
  • Whether you have departed to Central Park from across the world, or from "Down the block", we all feel at home when we arrive! The amenities are endless for your family, friends, pets, and cardio needs! The beautiful park is perfect for every type of person! There are rocks to climb, trails to jog, fields to spend romantic picnics with loved ones, and of course, the famous carousel to ride with your family. If you get the chance to walk to the top of the mountain, where the castle is located, peak over the castle and look at the breath taking view of an amazing utopia of people gathering, socializing, and spreading love!
  • Before the Pokemon GO experience, there were a lot of people enjoying the green grass, trees, lakes and everything. I am not sure what it has become, hopefully able to enjoy it as I did before the Pokemon GO sensation. It's spacious, great for all outdoor activities except for barbecuing. Drinking fountains are quite ubiquitous in thr park, so that's a plus of you forget to bring water. There are horse-drawn carriages for romance purposes. If you were wondering, it is possible to find a nice quite picnic place. Well.. actually don't know anymore because of the Pokemon GO incident.
  • The most intriguing, mysterious, fun-and-adventure-filled place in NY. You get to experience things that you've never imagined. One of the greenest places in NYC and a place I'd love to visit again n again. Allows you to be YOu and gives you a glimpse into global culture. To be safe, stick to places that have people around. Get packing when it gets dark. Hire a bicycle and you'll be treated to amazing sights.
  • Not even pictures seem to capture the enchanting aura that surrounds Central Park. The history and cultural significance of this green strip only make it even more spectacular, and the contrast between "concrete jungle" and "green jungle" is mind boggling. Yes, NYC's skyscrapers are impressively tall, but Central Park is a feat of engineering like no other. This is a must-see for anyone visiting the city, and I highly recommend the guided tours.
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