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“Leisurely stroll through the park”
Review of Central Park

Central Park
Ranked #2 of 1,208 things to do in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: For more than 150 years, visitors have flocked to Central Park's 843 green acres in the heart of Manhattan. Since 1980, the Park has been managed by the Central Park Conservancy, in partnership with the public. Central Park is open 6 am to 1 am daily. Visit the official website of Central Park to learn more about Park happenings and activities and to learn how you to help Central Park!
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

So nice get away from all of the honking horns in the city. Visited the tribute to John Lennon in Strawberry Fields.
Very friendly squirrels in the park who like posing for photos.
The zoo has many goats and llama.
Work being carried out at the boathouse and the fountain was dried up due to the freezing weather.

Thank Ossydario
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Reviewed March 16, 2018

Myself and my wife did an Uptown sightseeing tour, and this covered a portion of the edges of Central Park which gave us an idea of how vast it actually is.
After the tour we went on foot to explore the park, entering at the Columbus Circle end.
We only had four days on our first ever visit to New York so didn't spend as much time in the park as we would have liked to as there were so many other places we wanted to explore and visit.
Anyway, we still wanted to visit and enjoyed what we had the time to see.
We reckon one could easily spend a whole day in the park and still not see everything.
Perhaps the end of February was not the best time to see the park at its colourful best but it still provided a good escape and chill out time away from the hustle and bustle of Downtown.
All in all, a thoroughly enjoyable visit, and it seemed odd to be in a park which was surrounded by skyscrapers!
Would recommend allowing yourself plenty of time (if your itinerary allows) in order to visit a good proportion of the park and to take in as many sights within the park as possible.

Thank thetravellingmanUk
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Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

Loved the place a little bit of peace away from the madness!! I was so surprised to see roads and traffic lights in there though

Thank coleneh_12
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Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

Cool place for strolling, recreational play, walking the dog, exploring nature, or simply people watching. Nice to see greenery when most of NYC is a concrete block. Plenty of runners, walkers, bicyclists witnessed and of course commercial trying to offer you everything from a bus tour of city to a carriage ride of the park. A nice break from the hustle and bustle of walkway congestion on your typical NYC streets.

Thank pfr88
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Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

I didn’t know what to expect from Central Park in February. Obviously in the spring and summer and even autumn it’s stunning but even the winter Central Park was beautiful. You can almost imagine how spectacular it would be in spring.
We walked most of the park and there was so much to see. My favourite part was the big fountain next to the lake. Underneath the road is a little tunnel and there were a few musicians singing and it truly was magical. The interior of this tunnel was beautiful, not what I would expect for a park.
Regardless of the season you visit New York, Central Park is a must! It’s magical no matter the season

Thank Janessa R
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