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Reviewed 6 days ago

Walked to and from a hotel to Blue Hills restaurant and the Arch was a perfect landmark to guide me. It is such an icon and so distinctive - have always loved the Square, not sure if it is because of its history and symbolism...More

Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed 6 July 2018

If you like unique buildings then Washington Square Arch is a must see. Also very special to see and be able to compare if you have seen the Arc de Triomphe in Paris.

Thank Stephstraveldiary
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Neat park area great photo area with arch entertainers play music in park fountain kids play in neat neighborhood to walk through right by college area

Thank Delifa
Reviewed 22 June 2018

An icon of NYC, The Arch is a perfect spot to meet up with friends. It is also the place where Sally dropped off Harry in the movie "When Harry Met Sally." Worth stopping by if you are in the neighborhood.

Thank misopiso88
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

The Washington Square Arch is one of the most prominent features of Washington Square Park. It is worth going out of your way to check it out along with the rest of the Park. Admire the classic Roman-style architecture and gaze down world famous Fifth...More

Thank AlexanderD
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

The arch itself is great, and the area is quaint. There is a fountain that kids were playing in as it was a hot and humid day. Once you see the arch, the fun and thrills are over. Thought the grassy portions of the park,...More

Thank rlepson
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

When we are in New York, we like to stroll in Washington Square Park and enjoy the atmosphere. The Park is dominated by the Arch which was based on the Arc de Triomphe that had been erected in Paris 50 years earlier. During construction, skeletal...More

1  Thank bsandrs
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

This is in the Washington square park close to Greenwich village. The park is beautiful with lots of people. A Srilankan food truck here.

Thank SE s
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Constructed in 1892 in the manner of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, the Washington Square Arch is an impressive monument which receives very little attention when it comes to tourism in Manhattan. You'll find it at the NE end of the park facing 5th...More

1  Thank BradJill
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

I love this park and the iconic Washington Arch. Lovely area and park to just relax on a sunny afternoon in New York.

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Greenwich Village
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here in Greenwich Village that both 1960’s counter
culture and the LGBT movement were born. Famous for
its bohemian past, head to Washington Square Park to
get a feel for this diverse and energetic
neighbourhood. You’ll find NYU students, street
performers, skateboarders, kids frolicking in the
fountain, and locals relaxing and playing chess.
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