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Bryant Park

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Address: 6th Ave. between W. 40th and W. 42nd Sts., New York City, NY 10017
Phone Number: 212-768-4242
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
Activities: Ice skating
Description: Bryant Park has a French-style merry-go-round, open year-round, plus a...
Bryant Park has a French-style merry-go-round, open year-round, plus a well-maintained lawn, with chairs and tables. The outdoor Reading Room has picture books and summertime story times. In winter. Take a spin on the free ice-skating rink. The park also has clean bathrooms, a rarity in midtown.
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An Urban Respite

Always lovely to walk through Bryant Park and people watch. Good coffee and treats - an excellent diversion from otherwise busy touring of NYC.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Always lovely to walk through Bryant Park and people watch. Good coffee and treats - an excellent diversion from otherwise busy touring of NYC.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

A colorful place year round from shops at Christmas time and ice skating to beautiful scenery spring and fall. I am partial to the winter here with the outdoor ice skating offered.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Lovely little park in the heart of new york were you can come sit and eat have a drink or just chill out they show films on some days

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

A park away from Central Park that's still in the heart of the city. It's a hop, skip and jump away from Grand Central. You can find a seat and chill out watching the world go past or take in some food to eat and sit in the park. Different events take place in the park at night. Last night... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Gone are the junkie/needle-infested days of old. Now Bryant Park sports a great ice skating rink and series of shops in the wintertime and is home to free movies on summer evenings. Manicured lawn and a place to rest your feet, in the shadow of the 5th Ave NYC Library and a welcome respite from the city streets.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Beautiful to relax and just take it easy. Definitely bring your camera and be ready for stunning photos!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

This is my favorite park next to Central Park. This is a must visit if you are in NYC. Such a tranquil spot just outside Time Square. I recommend buying your breakfast bagels from Essabagel and eating them in the park while people watching. It is next to the city library as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Bryant park is a wonderful little area where one can watch the hustle and bustle of city life with a coffee and take a breather from the heat. There were several things happening whilst we visited such as an outdoor cinema, and live music. I visited most days to have a drink and relax. A must visit for anyone

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

A nice small park to take some time out from a busy day of sightseeing. Smokers beware! I travelled with a smoker and we bailed up by a homeless person begging for a "drag" of her cigarette which took the shine off the experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Nice people, nice view and there's always room for one more. In the heart of ny it's a great place to take a coffee and slow down your day. There are many of tables free so a picnic is a great idea under the shadow of beatiful plants and trees.

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