Central Park, New York City

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In the midst of all of the city's concrete and high-rises, Central Park brings greenery and shady places for relaxation--as well as a zoo, carousel, skating rink, theater, and several fountains--to the northern part of the city. Stroll, bike, picnic, or people-watch among 341 hectares (843 acres) of lakes, jogging paths, woodlands, walkways, lawns, and trees. One of the country's major historical landmarks, the park hosts frequent concert, plays, and art shows. Stop by the Alice in Wonderland statue, a favorite place for photos. Put Central Park and other New York City attractions into our New York City journey builder app , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • On this visit is needed much time and energy since going around it all mean a great physical effort if I consult if it worth it I say Yes.
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  • The Park is spectacular and there are many policing, one feels sure, walking through the Park...
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  • It is giant, you hit a ride that you get ecstatic. Within the Big Apple is appreciated this piece of nature.
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  • It will be lovely soon when all the flowers are in bloom and the trees grow leaves. The carousel is fun for children and the nice wide sidewalks accommodate the Sunday crowd in March nicely. A talented opera singer in an acoustically ideal place was fun entertainment. Painters and other musicians were also amazing entertainment along with a skateboarders. Overall a delightful experience and very relaxing. Great place for runners too.
  • Beautiful park. All its made out to be in the movies and more. Loads of cute birds, squirrels, and dogs. Great for any weather, just wear the right clothes. Bigger than I'd imagined, you can walk for a good couple of hours to explore. Some interesting exposed bedrocks and erratic boulder deposits. Very cool!! If you're choosing between here and another sight, definitely go here!!
  • Amazing city park, so much to see and do. We witnessed families, tourist, runners and cyclist. It's almost like this is the heart of the City where many come to relax and escape the bustle of New York. It was actually one of the cleaner places in the city. Very enjoyable experience walking the meandering paths and enjoying the cool winter air when we visited. Even just sitting and people watching for a bit is relaxing here. Also try the candied nuts.
  • This is a real treasure right in the middle of the city. We spent quite a few hours here walking around and looking at the lakes, trails, bridges, gazebos, and tunnels. Lots of runner and families everywhere. I loved the old trees through out the park. It’s a great place to go people watch and the city skyline looming over the park is quite beautiful. If you only go one place in Manhattan,make this the place! Absolutely gorgeous!
  • Winter time also nice to take a walk. You will enjoy street performances which is very talent artists. Luckily, i had a chance to listen such a beautiful voice of singer who sang “A thousand years” with their chorus. I wish i could come back here again during spring/autumn.
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