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Bowling Green

Broadway & Whitehall Street, New York City, NY 10004
+1 212-360-8143
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Colonial gentlemen used to "bowl" here, at New York City's oldest park, paying one peppercorn per year for the privilege.
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Broadway & Whitehall Street, New York City, NY 10004
Financial District
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Reviewed 4 January 2013

Loved this small public park, sit there for a while, enjoyed the view and the buildings. Great place to stop and enjoy the surroundings

Thank jrthormann
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Reviewed 11 December 2012

The giant bull is a very popular tourist attraction. You are able to get up close and get a good picture of you and the bull.

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Reviewed 13 July 2012

Cute little park that is a nice stop on a broader tour of the financial district. Must get a pic with the famous bull but the park also features a beautiful fountain surrounded by red geraniums and benches. It is almost Parisian. Nice for a...More

Thank Kate M
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Reviewed 28 December 2011

The bull was blocked off so it didn't make for a very good photo op - I have seen friends photos and they could go right up to it - a little disappointed!

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Reviewed 13 December 2011

In a city of heavy walking, you are always in need of a place to take a seat, there are a few benches here but this is quite a small little park area compared to the nearby Battery Park. Bowling green has some historical significance...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2011

small lilltle park. good place to sit and rest while touring lower Manhattan. For history buffs-its the site where the Dutch bought Manhattan fron the Indians. The famous Carging Bull sculpture is located on northern tip of park. You have to take a pic next...More

Thank jlantern3
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At the southernmost tip of Manhattan, the Financial
District is where New York City began as a center of
commerce. Today, the historic streets and beautiful
setting are complemented by museums, countless
skyscrapers, and the heart of the Financial District,
home to Wall Street and the New York Stock Exchange.
Catch the Staten Island Ferry for an unbeatable view
of the skyline and Statue of Liberty, or sail to Ellis
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Judi F
3 August 2016|
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Response from stuart w | Reviewed this property |
The building is the National Musem of the American Indian, I never went in to the building as I didn't have time but it looks nice
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