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Central Park's Literary Walk

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Charming beginning to the park, walk along the path and you'll wander upon the fountain after descending a staircase. Lovely statues, fields, and flora.

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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Morgantown, West Virginia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Charming beginning to the park, walk along the path and you'll wander upon the fountain after descending a staircase. Lovely statues, fields, and flora.

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Charlottetown, Canada
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

Go have a stroll and enjoy your surroundings. Large trees statues and lots of New Yorkers walking their dogs. have a rest on a bench and soak in the local color.

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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

This part of Central Park is easily found. The literary walk is a tree lined avenue where on the day we went there were various street performers, artists drawing characatures and stalls selling touristy items. You can still see the statues along the way and we got the best of both worlds. The trees give well needed shade on a... More 

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Mandeville, Louisiana
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Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

This was the only area of Central Park that I would recommend to see. It's very peaceful and a nice area to walk through.

Thank Rancor418
Tucson, Arizona
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Reviewed 8 June 2016

We loved our short stroll down Literary Walk, on the Southern end of Central Park's mall. This stretch earned its name from the statues of four literary figures here -- William Shakespeare, Sir Walter Scott, Robert Burns and the only American, poet Fitz-Greene Halleck. I still can't figure out why a statue of Christopher Columbus stands near the start of... More 

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Reviewed 13 May 2016

Central Park Literary walk is very beautifully design walkway. I visited in winter and still it gave beautiful nature view

Thank priteshkulkarni
Abingdon, Maryland
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Reviewed 15 February 2016

This pedestrian pathway in Central Park is about a quarter of a mile in length. It is lined with American elm trees. Along the way you can see statues of famous writers such as Robert Burns and Sir Walter Scott. The walkway can be found mid-park starting at 66th Street and extending to 72nd Street. If it looks familiar to... More 

Thank Sharon M
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

It's a visual delight. I was fortunate enough to be here when the trees were all shades of red, yellow and brown. One can just sit on the benches and admire the wonders of nature. The walk is dotted with statues of literary figures. You also have artists selling their sketches, photographs, paintings and other artifacts. If you want, you... More 

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Bellevue, Washington
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Reviewed 14 October 2015

This is a beautiful walk, no matter what season, but it is gorgeous when the trees turn color. There are ample benches to sit on and enjoy the scenery and people-watching. I once took a horse drawn carriage ride here when there was 2 feet of fresh snow. Amazing sights in the snowy scene! This walk is about 1/4 of... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed 21 August 2015

The Literary Walk is an iconic 1/4 mile paved walking path in Central Park, flanked by majestic American Elms, wood benches, artists and statues. It is easily recognizable from an endless amount of Hollywood scenes filmed there. It starts at around the south-mid section of Central Park, at 66th street to about 72nd. There is no subway stop exactly there,... More 

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