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Belvedere Castle

516 Reviews

Belvedere Castle

516 Reviews
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79th Street Mid Central Park, New York City, NY 10021
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81st St – Museum of Natural HistoryNew York City Subway6 min
86th StNew York City Subway9 min
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Perfect for history lovers, this tour of the historical Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral in Lower Manhattan invites you into the catacombs, allowing you to see its pipe organ and venture to parts of the building that are normally closed to visitors. Beat the crowds on this tour and enjoy a personal encounter with this New York landmark.
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Candy Ashworth wrote a review Jul. 2020
Clifton, New Jersey21 contributions3 helpful votes
This castle is in central park, it is a quiet place without a lot of people, it is my favorite place to sunbathe, with the view of the castle. The central park is very extensive and there are little places like these ...
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Date of experience: September 2019
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The Swiss Nomad wrote a review Mar. 2020
Lugano, Switzerland2,819 contributions509 helpful votes
I learned about Belvedere Castle from a book based in NY, and from that moment I was very curious to check it out. On my first visit to the city I missed it somehow, but this time my girlfriend and I went from the great lawn towards Manhattan and we were finally able to visit it. Castle is an exaggeration, as this is simply a construction on top of a rock overlooking the turtle pond, the great lawn and with a wonderful view on the Upper East Side. We went to the top of the building and checked out the many turtle which were lazily tanning under the sun. The inside of the building was pleasantly heated and there is a security guard inside who was quite gentle and was in charge of checking the stairs leading to the terrace. If you are in Central Park make a detour and visit this cute castle, you will be pleasantly surprised.
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Date of experience: March 2020
Coleen W wrote a review Mar. 2020
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania203 contributions69 helpful votes
Although I have been to NYC many times, including Central Park, I had never visited Belvedere Castle before. This structure is idyllic and has a beautiful setting. It isn't as big as I was expecting (when I think 'castle' I think huge), but the views from the various levels were breath-taking!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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akurtts wrote a review Mar. 2020
Greensboro, North Carolina47 contributions23 helpful votes
Great spot to see views of Central Park and the city. Interesting architecture with multiple levels to explore. Fun spot to explore with kiddos - but the staircases are super narrow so just be patient going up and down.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Marcin C wrote a review Mar. 2020
Katowice, Poland440 contributions142 helpful votes
Before trip to NYC, I didn't hear about Belvedere Castle. Even during planning phase, I was not planning to go there. However during spontaneous walk, my wife and I discovered mentioned castle. Even it's not real medieval castle, it is very beautiful. At the top there is breath-taking view, cool spot for selfies :) And it's not crowded area (Feb 2020).
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Date of experience: February 2020
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