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Madison Square Park

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Address: Between 23rd and 26 streets, and Madison and Fifth Avenues, New York City, NY
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Originally a residential area, this square has become one of the more...

Originally a residential area, this square has become one of the more important in New York history. It has become a prime location for many businesses and major buildings.

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Aussies enjoyed feeding squirrels at Madison Square Park

A free and fun way to spend the afternoon feeding the local squirrels, birds and us:O) We do not have squirrels in Australia so it was a relaxing and fun way to see the many... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Point Cook, Australia
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Point Cook, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A free and fun way to spend the afternoon feeding the local squirrels, birds and us:O) We do not have squirrels in Australia so it was a relaxing and fun way to see the many squirrels come up to us for pieces of apple, also enjoyed the autumn leaves in the park.

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Dartford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely little park, just opposite the flatiron building. So if you've walked to see the Empire State Building and Flatiron, pop in here as well. Very pretty.

Thank becca6791
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice park located in the 23rd street across the street from the iconic flatiron building in manhattan. I love this park

Thank Weheretohelp
Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful park with very friendly squirrels some of who will eat from your hand. For an overseas visitor the idea of a dog run is a novelty. Never seen so many happy dogs in the one place! A lovely park for a rest and to people watch.

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West Orange, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not far from Eately. Has a shake shack outdoor and a nice place to take a stroll. Walked through at night and felt very safe. Probably a great place to hang on a summer evening.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wouldn't go out of my way to come here, but worth a short stroll if you're close by. Very cute little park.

Thank Sara R
Wilton Manors, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The park atmosphere, feel and activities change through out the day and the season. Night time adds a new magic to the park. Yes, there is a Shake Shack in the park. Great view of the Flatiron Building on the edge of the park with a seating/viewing area or the and Empire State Building in the distance. Interesting sculptures.

Thank randy s
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Right outside out hotel we had to walk this park. Very small in comparison to a certain other park in NYC. Contains some nice art work to view as you take a stroll to get some fresh air.

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Sussex, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and my girlfriend had gone to this park to see the gingerbread house that was set up in the park. Neither of us had ever been to this park before. The park was clean and a pretty good size for walking around. Having been to other parks in the city this one is just as nice. The view of... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here the other day and it is such a lovely little park with mice little christmas touches around. There is a modern sculpture that looks quite good and there is a nice doggie park that was a good touch for all the dogs to play.

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Flatiron District
Offering many of city’s best restaurants and shops set amid classic New York architecture, the Flatiron District is no longer under the tourist radar. At 23rd Street is the famous triangular Flatiron Building, which makes a good picture no matter what angle you photograph it from. Be sure to look up at the elegant architecture as you stroll the streets- much of this neighborhood is part of a historic district that was home to many of the city’s most famous department stores at the turn of the century. At the northern end of the neighbourhood, Madison Square Park is best known for being the home of a famous burger shack, but it can also be a quiet refuge to spend an afternoon, and it frequently hosts interesting public art exhibits. In the lower part of the Flatiron District you'll find Union Square, a bustling crossroads at all times of day and night.
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