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The Central Park Walking Tour

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    Pass By: 59th to 110th Street Manhattan Borough, from Central Park West to 5th Avenue, New York City, NY 10022

    Meet your guide at 2 Columbus Circle on the Broadway side of the Museum of Arts and Design.

    Stop At: Gapstow Bridge, 62nd Street, New York City, NY 10019

    Bridge from Home Alone II
    Very Pretty scenic location

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Bethesda Terrace, Mid-Park at 72nd Street, New York City, NY 10021

    Center Piece of Central Park
    Hand carved, one of the most luxurious outdoor public terraces in the world

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Alice in Wonderland Statue, 76th Street and 5th Avenue near Conservatory Lake, New York City, NY 10021

    Highly detailed and a favorite for children to climb on for a picture

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Bow Bridge, 74th Street West of Bethesda Terrace, Connecting Cherry Hill and The Ramble, New York City, NY

    Been in many movies including Spider Man III
    Known as the Engagement bridge

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Strawberry Fields, John Lennon Memorial, W. Park Dr. and W. 72nd St., New York City, NY 10023

    A stroll through and discussion on the founding of Strawberry Fields in Central Park and a visit to the Imagine Mosaic

    Duration: 10 minutes
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Our meeting started off a little rocky due to the awkward spot that is Columbus Circle. Telling people where to meet can be confusing. But we all made it and were on our way. Our tour guide, Akilah, was knowledgeable and not afraid to tell...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank hypercoyote
    Reviewed June 20, 2019 via mobile

    Thoroughly enjoyed our tour. Joel did a great job explaining to us the history of Central Park and its landmarks. Great way to spend the morning. A nice break from the busy city.

    Thank DonnaFortWorth_TX
    Lyall C, Owner at Manhattan and Beyond Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2019

    Thanks Donna, we appreciate your kind words.

    Reviewed May 27, 2019 via mobile

    This is a fascinating tour, made more so my the tour guide, Joel. He was informative and very funny. Thanks Joel

    Date of experience: May 2019
    1  Thank Bev G
    Reviewed May 26, 2019

    This is not your typical tour, because Chief Tour Guide, Lyall Croft knows every inch of Central Park,having worked in the park in many capacities. I am a jaded New Yorker who goes into Central Park on a daily basis, but I never knew about...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank MargieG388
    Lyall C, Owner at Manhattan and Beyond Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 9, 2019

    Wow Margie! Thanks for the kinds words. Great when I can even impress a "Jaded New Yorker"!

    Reviewed April 20, 2019

    We weren't sure initially whether we needed a guided tour but I'm so pleased we did. Lyall was super knowledgeable and great company - luckily for us, my husband and I were the only ones booked in at this time. He walked us at a...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank Amanda H
    Lyall C, Owner at Manhattan and Beyond Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2019

    Thank you for the great review! Yes we believe in hospitality and try our best to extend it to all size groups!

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    July 20, 2019|
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    Response from Amanda H | Reviewed this property |
    Hi. Our tour lasted a couple of hours, we didn't see the whole park by any means but our tour took in many of the areas of particular interest. We were shown the fountain, Strawberry Fields, The Mall and other places which... More
    June 16, 2019|
    Response from Amanda H | Reviewed this property |
    Unfortunately I can’t help you with that. We booked directly through an app called Get your Guide which offered many options for tours/trips. We didn’t have a Sightseeing Pass. It might be worth contacting GyG and asking... More
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