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Shakespeare Garden: Tours & Tickets

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W. Park Dr. and 79th St. Transverse, New York City, NY 10024
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Reviewed September 3, 2019

Shakespeare Garden is a colorful, flower-lush 4-acre spot in Central Park, on the western side of the park loop at 79 - 80 Sts. 20 blocks north of Columbus Circle. It's a lovely span of enclosed garden beds, walking paths, benches, lovingly stone stairways, and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mark M
Reviewed August 10, 2019 via mobile

Situated near the centre of Central Park the Shakespeare Garden is lovely for a walk around and a sit down to get away from the madness of NYC.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank ldgp14
Reviewed August 6, 2019

We spent quite a while exploring Central Park on our last visit to the city, and the highlight for me was this exquisite garden. Winding pathways and around every turn were lush, beautiful gardens. You definitely forget you are in the heart of New York...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank pdhiggins7
Reviewed June 11, 2019

Small garden with an assortment of plants and flowers. Not wheelchair or stroller friendly due to stairs, unless you stay on the outer path until about halfway up. This and the area around it are a little more quiet parts of Central park, so better...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Scott B
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

I’d been to Central Park many times, but never explored this area before. From the little marionette theatre cottage to the flowers and wooden fences, this is one of the areas of CP that transports you out of the city. Wandering in the gardens, you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed June 15, 2018

The reviews all say the same thing because its true. We wanted to see Belvadere Castle which is closed and under construction. Because it was nearby, we walked down through the stone stairs that meander through the garden. What a lovely place! I read about...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ellenlyn
Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful area In Central park.When you come to central park if you have time or close by a good place to walk or just sit.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 7SE3
Reviewed May 3, 2018

We recently spent time in Central Park and enjoyed visiting the Shakespeare Garden along 79th Street Transverse, near the Belevedre Castle. This is a nicely landscaped garden, flowerbeds were lovely while a few of the trees in the area were also in bloom. There are...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank BradJill
Reviewed April 26, 2018

We visited New York during a pretty cold, wet, crappy weather week in April. We wanted to see a few things in the park and walked through The Shakespeare Garden on our way to get to them. The statues were nice and there were inscriptions...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Go2theZoo
Reviewed November 6, 2017

I and my wife visited this garden, we had enjoyed gardens cultural, educational, and romantic sites. There are many natural inclines and stone steps.

Date of experience: October 2017
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November 19, 2017|
Response from rayrest | Reviewed this property |
Shakespear gardens are located off 79th street on the natural history side of Central Park and it is signposted, so it's easy to find. It's a joy to walk into this plantation of seasonal plants and to enjoy the year round... More