Central Park, New York City

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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. Put Central Park and other New York City attractions into our New York City journey builder app , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • A place to find nature in the middle of New York I recommend the bike rides, also in carts pulled by horses, visit the Disk Image in memory of John Lenon,
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  • A beautiful walk in the heart of Manhattan. With different paths one can traverse it and admire Lakes, gardens and statues. There are many street spectrum and artists to admire. You can not leave the park without passing through Strawbery Field or grab a bite at The Tavern on the Green, a classic restaurant in New York. For Argentines, Central Park South is located the statue of San Martín which is honored all the 17 August by the armed forces of the United States.
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  • Thousands of images we've seen but live is better, early and in the cool of this city, it's great
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  • I had seen a documentary about the park and its designer called Fredrick Law Olmsted:Designing America on PBS a few weeks before my visit. It is archived on PBS and makes a good free watch before you go if time permits. It is part of the always masterful American Master's series, and the first part of the hour long feature is about the park. The bridges, fountains, boat ponds, and pathways are great. Each bridge seems to have its own musician. When we were there, there was an aids run.
  • Great place to visit if you want a piece of nature in a big city! Lots of nice scenery, walking areas and pet-friendly environments can be found. There's also a zoo and some museums/information places where one can learn, which is great for the family. Also a good place for dates, with all the benches, ponds and trees making it look quite lovely/romantic when there aren't too many people walking by and/or screaming... Overall will take a good day to see everything, but be wary that a lot of the activities will need money. There are bathrooms throughout the park.
  • Beautiful, well kept park. We saw the volunteers working to keep the place in good condition on our walk through. There are musicians playing live music so take a few coins/bills to give them when you pass them by - they are brilliant to listen to. We were surprised by the size of the park. It is easy to spend a whole day wandering from artist to statue to pond to tree. And it's free to enter.
  • Central Park is an experience of its own. The walking paths are nice and wide. Check out the carousel, the horses are all hand carved. One fun fact is that the Trump organization owns the lease to the carousel, I am really surprised he hadn’t put his name on it. You could spend an easy day at the park, with all there is to do and see. They also have a fine zoo.
  • Lots and lots of space. A lot of great rocks for climbing and taking pictures. I will definitely get a bicycle next time I'm at the park. It was really nice to walk along the water too. There were people walking their dogs. People on horseback which was amazing to see!! And some pretty Interesting bridges.
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