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“Beautiful”
Review of Central Park

Central Park
Ranked #2 of 1,208 things to do in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: For more than 150 years, visitors have flocked to Central Park's 843 green acres in the heart of Manhattan. Since 1980, the Park has been managed by the Central Park Conservancy, in partnership with the public. Central Park is open 6 am to 1 am daily. Visit the official website of Central Park to learn more about Park happenings and activities and to learn how you to help Central Park!
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Reviewed 4 December 2013

I've been to Central Park countless times and I still haven't seen every area.

This most recent visit we happened upon the Central Park Zoo, which I'd never seen before. It's quite a nice area. We didn't go in but it was tempting. We also walked along Museum Mile.

In the past I've seen Sheep's Meadow, Bethesda Terrace, Strawberry Fields, the Balto statue, etc. It was nice to see something new.

Thank Drdarkknight
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Reviewed 4 December 2013

No matter where in the park you enter; there are refreshing vistas, views, paths, and spots to explore. Take a picnic lunch and enjoy the surroundings!

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Reviewed 4 December 2013

We almost skipped Central Park on our New York Trip but am glad we didn't. Our kids loved the open space and climbing on the rocks - something important when you're not use to the hustle and bustle of Manhattan. The park is beautiful, clean and safe. Make sure you visit Strawberry fields.

Thank John T
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Reviewed 4 December 2013

We were in NY over the Thanksgiving and as first-timers had Central Park at the top of our 'must see' list. We walked around quite a large area and ended up near John Lennons' building (The Dakota). We headed for a main entrance to try to get a pony and buggy ride but thought that the prices that the touts were selling were a bit on the expensive side - about £100 (Sterling) for 20 minutes. We walked on a bit further trying to decide whether or not it was worth the money and we saw a queue of horses with drivers parked by the next entrance. I asked for a price and was told $50 (Dollars) for 2 people for 30 minutes so we accepted and had a brilliant ride around quite a large area of the park with an accompanying tour spiel which was informative and amusing. So be warned - make sure you get a fully licensed and authorised driver or you may get ripped off. It was a great morning ...

Thank Peter G
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Reviewed 4 December 2013

The first place, we visited at NY was central park and during our 10 days stay we went their 3 time. Fortunately due to fall, the park was at its full glory. Loved the way NY has maintained this beautiful park. The Mall, Castle, turtle pond etc were all amazing. Must see during visit to NY

Thank piush11
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