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The Mall

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Address: Midpark between 66th and 72nd Sts., New York City, NY
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US$52.00*
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Sunset Tour of Central Park
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New York Central Park Scavenger Hunt Adventure
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US$320.00*
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Private Central Park Pedicab Tour with Photoshoot

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The Huge American Elm Trees

This is one of my favorite areas of Central Park because of the gorgeous, huge, rare Elms. Also, I love the old, romantic feel of the Writer's Walk. Could stay here for hours and... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2017
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Phoenix, Maryland
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Phoenix, Maryland
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

This is one of my favorite areas of Central Park because of the gorgeous, huge, rare Elms. Also, I love the old, romantic feel of the Writer's Walk. Could stay here for hours and people watch.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016

This is a beautiful area surrounded by trees and nature. I love this area in all season - obviously, the number of street vendors depends of day of week (more vendors on weekends) and the weather. Browsing the arts & crafts, books and posters feels familiar, since this NYC corner appeared in many movies over the years.

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Budapest
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

It is a wide mall with nice trees on both sides. It was fun to walk around and check out the details! A true must! :-)

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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

My favorite: trees arching into the walkway. And plenty of it too. Enjoy a nice walk through this picturesque spot in Central Park. The best spot for pictures though is between the walking paths

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Cowansville, Canada
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

This is the New York that we've been introduced to in television and movies. What fun to walk around and recognize all the sights for yourself.

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Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

This is an iconic image of New York and Central Park featured in SO many movies. The recognizable venue makes it worth the trip alone. It's also beautiful depending on the time of year, early spring still shows signs of snow and not a lot in bloom - but still worth it. Tons of local vendors with art, crafts, souvenirs... More 

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Branson, Missouri
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Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

Very iconic walk. I liked that it was a large space with several benches to rest on. Along the walk were several sculptures. They also had local vendors selling artwork and other items. I didn't find any of them to be rude or pushy. Very pleasant walk.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 September 2015

The walk along The Mall is glorious in itself. However, with the added bonus of being able to both watch local artists at work whilst also being able to look at finished peices is a treat. This area of the park is less 'crammed' than other areas so was particularly pleasant to walk down. We visited last week, the end... More 

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Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

The Mall is located mid-park between 66th and 72nd Streets and includes the Literary Walk and the Naumburg Bandshell. The quadruple row of American Elms form a canopy above the only intentionally straight quarter-mile pedestrian path within the park. It's a great photo-op! If the Naumburg Bandshell doesn't have a concert, you will see musicians and artists putting on a... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 20 March 2013

Stunning elm tree walk, with literary figures guiding your walk. Even at the ed of winter a jazz busker added to the experience which ends the Belvedere Tunnel. Classic Central Park experience.

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Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of the nation's most famous attractions in a single stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the neighbourhood, and you’ll come to Park Avenue, the poshest address in the city, lined with grand apartment buildings as far as the eye can see. Even if you can’t afford the luxury goods along Madison Avenue, it’s still a great spot to window shop an afternoon away.
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