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“A work of art”
Review of The High Line

The High Line
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Small Group New York Meatpacking District Chelsea Market and The Highline...
Ranked #8 of 1,112 things to do in New York City
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The High Line is an elevated railway transformed into a public park on Manhattan's West Side. The park features lush horticulture, artworks, seasonal food vendors, community programming, and unique views of the Hudson River and New York City skyline. The High Line runs between Gansevoort Street to West 34th Street, between 10th and 12th Avenues. Friends of the High Line raises 98% of the High Line’s annual budget. Owned by the City of New York, the High Line is a public park maintained, operated, and programmed by Friends of the High Line, in partnership with the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Food available for purchase, Baby buggy parking, Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children, Stairs / lift, Wheelchair access
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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34 reviews
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“A work of art”
Reviewed 6 June 2012

I would definitely recommend the High Line walk to anybody who visits New York. I loved the idea that just people are allowed on the walk - no dogs, skateboards etc. There's a place mid-way where you can get an excellent cup of coffee too! Innovative and practical artworks along the way, eg bird-feeders with an artistic twist! A highly successful planting programme which is a joy to behold and good views of the river here and there. A must

Visited May 2012
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Archbold, Ohio
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“Must see”
Reviewed 6 June 2012

Great addition to the city, can't wait to walk it again

Visited June 2012
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Los Angeles, California
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“Totally Over Hyped”
Reviewed 5 June 2012

It's not a "park," It's a windy, empty, walkway filled with tourists and no view. Totally over hyped. Who are they kidding?

Visited May 2012
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Armonk, New York
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“I'm high on the High Line”
Reviewed 5 June 2012

I love this place! Great on any day, there is always something new at the High Line. Such a different perspective of the City. After, head to French bistro on the corner of 18th Street for wonderful French food and wine.

Visited July 2011
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Fort Worth, Texas
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“Don't Miss It”
Reviewed 5 June 2012

The High Line is a gem in the city, unlike anything else. I had read about it, but not seen it, and unless you go, you cannot appreciate the beauty and uniqueness of it. Go and enjoy! Stop and have some treats at the Chelsea Market too.

Visited June 2012
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