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Washington Square Park, New York City, NY
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great to see in person. You cannot appreciate the size of the arch amidst the tall buildings until you see it in person.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Spuddler
Reviewed October 21, 2018

The Washington arch is located on the edge of Washington park and is an impressive monument It is pretty distinctive and obviously modelled on the 'arc du triumph' well worth a photo-stop when in the areas

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

This wasn’t one of the things to see on my bucket list. My boyfriend told me I had to see it, so we went and I was amazed at the size of the arch and how beautiful it looked. I saw it at night and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank spw95
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Walked to and from a hotel to Blue Hills restaurant and the Arch was a perfect landmark to guide me. It is such an icon and so distinctive - have always loved the Square, not sure if it is because of its history and symbolism...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed July 6, 2018

If you like unique buildings then Washington Square Arch is a must see. Also very special to see and be able to compare if you have seen the Arc de Triomphe in Paris.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

Neat park area great photo area with arch entertainers play music in park fountain kids play in neat neighborhood to walk through right by college area

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Delifa
Reviewed June 22, 2018

An icon of NYC, The Arch is a perfect spot to meet up with friends. It is also the place where Sally dropped off Harry in the movie "When Harry Met Sally." Worth stopping by if you are in the neighborhood.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank misopiso88
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

The Washington Square Arch is one of the most prominent features of Washington Square Park. It is worth going out of your way to check it out along with the rest of the Park. Admire the classic Roman-style architecture and gaze down world famous Fifth...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank AlexanderD
Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

The arch itself is great, and the area is quaint. There is a fountain that kids were playing in as it was a hot and humid day. Once you see the arch, the fun and thrills are over. Thought the grassy portions of the park,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank rlepson
Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

When we are in New York, we like to stroll in Washington Square Park and enjoy the atmosphere. The Park is dominated by the Arch which was based on the Arc de Triomphe that had been erected in Paris 50 years earlier. During construction, skeletal...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Greenwich Village
Commonly known as “the Village” to New Yorkers, it was
here in Greenwich Village that both 1960’s counter
culture and the LGBT movement were born. Famous for
its bohemian past, head to Washington Square Park to
get a feel for this diverse and energetic
neighbourhood. You’ll find NYU students, street
performers, skateboarders, kids frolicking in the
fountain, and locals relaxing and playing chess.
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