Washington Square Park, New York City

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#4 of 37 in Parks in New York City
You may recognize the famous Washington Square Arch from several movies and TV shows when you visit Washington Square Park. One of New York City's many recognizable landmarks, the park attracts locals as well as visitors. It has long been a gathering place for people of all stripes. Local artists frequently come here to show off their talents. Consider joining or watching a game of chess at one of the built-in tables, once frequented by Stanley Kubrick and Bobby Fischer. With designated play areas and a security camera system, the park is a fun and safe place. Arrange your visit to Washington Square Park and discover more family-friendly attractions in New York City using our New York City planning tool .
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  • Beautiful small park excellent evening correctly what was going on with performances and musicians for a break during our last visit in summer.
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  • Fantastic park in Greenwich Village. Near tons of shops, restaurants, and bars. Great place for families and kids.  more »
  • The Park is very close to the buildings of New York University, so that this park is very frequented by students who are relaxed here. The arch stands out in this park.
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