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Reviewed 1 week ago

Built in central park, a short distance from where he was murdered this memorial to john Lennon is a place of Pilgrimage for Beatles fans from the world over It is a also a peaceful place to take a break from hustle and bustle of...More

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stand stil for a moment, think it over, pay respect to those who are commited to peace. preach peace in whatever way you can

Thank PetWie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just few hundred meters from the place where Lennon was murdered, is this small park. Yoko ono spent million dollars to make this memorial some years a go.

Thank DjJassu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been to NYC and never got a chance to visit this memorial This was my #1 priority this trip. And it was emotional. I felt I finally paid my proper respects to John Lennon, after all these years. I was with my family, who...More

Thank desvw1029
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

We visited the mosaic as part of our walk around central Park and it's a nice tribute to John Lennon along with the Strawberry fields plaque further down from the Imagine mosaic

Thank John M
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Yes, the memorial is iconic and yes, you should definitely stop and visit, however, it is the wonderful people and vendors around there that made this worth visiting. There were photo vendors, button vendors, visitors singing and amazing guitar players sharing Beatles music. A mecca...More

Thank H4WKS12
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

There are few places in the world where you can get close to the man who shaped the world of people and tried to make it a better place. The man who famously said that the Beatles were “bigger than Jesus” and who’s life was...More

Thank Wanderering1
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Nice to visit and reflect a bit. It's a destination, but once there it's more of a stop, not much time involved. You can sit on a bench or a rock or on the ground around the memorial itself. Many folks pose for pictures there....More

Thank Penwah609
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Walking around exploring Central Park and stopped for a look at the memorial.lots of people looking while trying to take pictures.

Thank JDTravelhome
Reviewed 21 August 2018

If you are into the Beatles, or 60s music this is a nice area of Central Park. Not quite a tourist trap, as it is free space. I was here in the spring when I took a walk around Central Park. The best time to...More

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23 August 2017|
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Response from LindaJohannesburg_SA | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure. We were there in August in the middle of summer and it was very hot. You would be able to do the walk around the teardrop shape garden path, but if it snows the "Imagine" mosaic on the path would be covered... More
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Chris A
25 August 2016|
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Response from NY_Van_Bob | Reviewed this property |
It's 1 w 72 St. That's where he lived it's called the Dakota building and once you there in the corner you'll find it if you ask anyone where the memorial they will tell you.
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stagetogo
29 March 2016|
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We where glad there was market traders as some of the rubbish sold just to make a quick buck And John would not liked it Just be glad to be there take a picture and enjoy the moments
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Eileen M
4 October 2015|
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Response from Lovelyliki | Reviewed this property |
There were people selling t shirts & other memorabilia the day we were there
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freedom50Canada
16 July 2015|
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Response from Bethany M | Reviewed this property |
No, but there are a few benches...
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