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Bowling Green: Tours & Tickets

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Colonial gentlemen used to "bowl" here, at New York City's oldest park, paying one peppercorn per year for the privilege.
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Broadway & Whitehall Street, New York City, NY 10004
Financial District
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place where the financial district and tourist areas meet. It's a nice area but very busy. Be prepared to struggle to get a photo with the bull.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Lane-English
Reviewed August 19, 2019

I'm guessing the trick to truly enjoying Bowling Green is all in the timing - not at lunch on a Friday, as happened to us. We were still excited to see the Charging Bull and the park in person, but there was no place to...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank sdhomegirl
Reviewed July 28, 2019

We enjoyed visiting this area and learn about it's history. The weather was beautiful when we went in June, the small park looked pretty with it's fountain, manicured gardens and benches a nice place to take a rest. It is the oldest park in NYC...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 4, 2019

Visited this area just to walk around and check out all the vendors with my fam from out of town...they enjoyed except for the subway ride there but parking is wayyyyy to expensive.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Chevon M
Reviewed May 27, 2019

We attended the Romania Day Festival in Bowling Green Park on May 18 and had a terrific time at this fascinating lower Manhattan venue. There were Romanian food booths serving the best street food possible along with music, dance, and of course the odd speech...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank davidh400
Reviewed January 27, 2019 via mobile

Even though I have visited many times I have photos of the children growing up at different ages it is still worth a photo. One of the iconic New York statues even busier these days.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 587markd
Reviewed October 13, 2018

I sat on one of the many benches in this little park at the end of Broadway in Lower Manhattan, exhausted from my visit to the Charging Bull at its northern end. Visitors, young and old there, had vied for photo positions by the iconic...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rumples
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Bowling Green is a nice little park in the financial district of New York City, and is located at the end of Broadway. It is a nice small public park with lots of history. According to the history, it was built in 1733 with bowling...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Prawet J
Reviewed September 15, 2018

This is the Oldest Park in New York and is a nice little Oasis in among the Sky Scrapers, the Raging Bull Statue is located on the north side of the Park There is a nice fountain in the middle of the park.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 235AndrewR
Reviewed August 26, 2018

The Bowling green couldn't be used for a bowling green imho, but its a cute little park in the financial district of New York, with a lovely little fountain in it, worth a visit and catch your breathe while wandering lower Manhatten.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Response from stuart w | Reviewed this property |
The building is the National Musem of the American Indian, I never went in to the building as I didn't have time but it looks nice
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