Washington Square Park, New York City

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#4 of 78 in Parks in New York City
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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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  • We couldn’t wait to visit this park, we love the tv series New Amsterdam and this is filmed here, it was surreal to sit and relax and let the world go by. All kinds going on from artists painting... 
    We couldn’t wait to visit this park, we love the tv series New Amsterdam and this is filmed here, it was surreal to sit and relax and let the world go by. All kinds going on from artists painting...  more »
  • The Washington Square Park may not be as charming as the Central but it still has it’s own uniqueness to it. The biggest highlight would be the Arch of Triumphe look alike but not much other then... 
    The Washington Square Park may not be as charming as the Central but it still has it’s own uniqueness to it. The biggest highlight would be the Arch of Triumphe look alike but not much other then...  more »
  • Spent some time in and around the park after a college tour of NYU. Love this part of town. Restaurants, thrift shopping, etc. And the park was bustling at the center of it 
    Spent some time in and around the park after a college tour of NYU. Love this part of town. Restaurants, thrift shopping, etc. And the park was bustling at the center of it  more »
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  • A little bit of Old New York.
  • It's alright for a park I guess.
  • It's all happening at Washington Square Park
  • Gott have mamouns falafel whenever er I'm there
  • Ok Area just a little riff raff around

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