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Rating: 4.9 5
Rank: 10 About 288
Number of ratings: 162

Category: Parks and Gardens
Address: Manhattan, New York
Website: Visit the website
Telephone: +1 212-310-6600

Central Park covers an area of 843 acres and is situated in the centre of Manhattan. Around 25 million people visit this park annually and it has been used as a location to shoot several movies and TV shows. The park is landscaped with ponds and lakes giving it a natural look. A number of outdoor activities can be enjoyed here with its 2 ice-skating rinks, a zoo, a wildlife sanctuary, a conservatory garden, natural woods, an amphitheatre called the Delecorte Theater, running and walking tracks and more. Visitors can enjoy indoor entertainment at the historic Carousel, the Swedish Cottage Marionette theatre and Belvedere Castle. There is an open air concert which is held here each summer on the great lawn and there are theatre performances and concerts from time to time.

Reviews Central Park

Reviewed by: Karla O'Connor



Great Central Park

Exceptional in every every way. New York would not be New York without Central Park! I spent a lot of time just sitting and being. Next time I am hiring a bike and exploring. Would love too ice skate but alas not sure if that is available in May.

Reviewed by: Editorial Staff



Central Park

Central Park, the green heart button in the Big Apple, is also the most famous park in the world. The fictional film and television has captured it far and wide, making it famous and known as if it were around the corner. In fact, what you see is real: take away lunch or quick sandwich before returning to work, steep paths or walking, cycling and running, horse riding and carriage rides, volleyball and basketball. Everything is possible in Central Park.

Reviewed by: A N MURTY



The Skating Ring

This ring is located in Central Park; it is treat to watch during winter days (during summer it is turned into an open air restaurant) where persons of all ages participate with music in the background. A must watch!

Reviewed by: Sarah



Central Park

Central Park is just amazing for anything. Walking, Biking or just strolling with your friends or beau. You can take romantic horse and carriage ride round the park and bicycles and horses are availabe to rent. The lake is beautiful where you can hire boats during the summer or skate on it during winter.

Reviewed by: Laalamani



Central Park

Central Park is a public urban park which is situated in the heart of Manhattan in New York City. Visited by around twenty-five million visitors per year, the park opened in 1857. In 1963, the park was designated a National Historic Landmark. Its architect was designed exclusively by landscape designer and writer, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux. The English architect in 1858. This most visited park in the United States was expanded to 843 acres from its original 770 acres of owned land. Tourists visit this park to see the wildlife and an oasis for migrating birds during the Fall and Spring.


Address:          830 5th Avenue New York, NY 10065-7001, United States

Telephone:       212.439.6500

Opening hours: Open Weekdays 1000 – 1700 hours;

  Weekends 1000 – 1730 hours


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