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“Nice park with a fountain” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Bowling Green

Bowling Green
Broadway & Whitehall Street, New York City, NY 10004 (Financial District)
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Ranked #293 of 1,633 things to do in New York City
Activities: Walking
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Owner description: Colonial gentlemen used to "bowl" here, at New York City's oldest park, paying one peppercorn per year for the privilege.
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“Nice park with a fountain”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

This park is next to Bowling green station and is at the stat of wall street. There are benches to sit and relax. There was a fare going on at the Bowling green Station Entrance. Lot of fresh juices, fruits and vegetables among other things were available. It was great to see lot of food, drink available there.
New york has many parks and it is fun going to these parks. Lot of greenery and nice place to sit and relax.

Visited September 2013
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Virginia Beach, VA
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“Pleasant Little Park in Lower Manhattan”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

If you find yourself in Lower Manhattan and you want to see the bull statue on Broadway, spend a few minutes sitting in Bowling Green, the adjacent park. I enjoy little spots of greenery in NYC, and this is a nice one for a quick rest stop.

Visited June 2013
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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“See the Bull!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

A mixed area of residential and work places Lots of places to eat and drink, subway entrance, and the Wall Street Bull to photograph.

Visited May 2013
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Chicago, Illinois
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“Beautiful little park in the heart of the financial district”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

A must if you are visiting the Financial District to see Wall Street or the charging bull. There were beautiful flowers all around this great little park and benches to relax on after lots of walking. The bull is right next to it too so you can do that at the same time. All in all, it is a neat open space in the narrow streets of the area. Plus, it's NYC's oldest park which is a neat distinction!

Visited April 2013
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New York, New York, United States
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“Historical Park Not to Be Missed ....”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

NYC's Oldest Park and a valued piece of history for New York. This park has existed since the 1730's and has been in use since the early17th Century by the Dutch and Native Americans.The Tulips are the ever present reminder of the city's Dutch heritage. Great place ot hang out during lunch or relax after a hard day at the office working in downtown NYC......

Visited April 2013
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