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Bryant Park

Open Now: 7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Open today: 7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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“ice skating”(1,247 reviews)
“christmas market”(500 reviews)
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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...more
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between 40th and 42nd Streets & Fifth and Sixth Ave, New York City, NY 10017
+1 236-565-2365
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Reviewed today

Stopped in Bryant Park for a drink after a day of sightseeing, it was hard to believe we were in NYC, it was so quiet and peaceful and well worth a visit

Thank Jan S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Busy with people but was a much better experience than Rockefeller Center (a little more laid back). The nearby pop up shops had lots to explore.

Thank cuptie052371
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

get ready to eat shop and skate great xmas venue in nyc. starting after thkxgiving food stands are a step above jewerly knits sweaters ceramics excellent scarves,and hats a step above. jimbo bateso

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Came here a few times on our trip just to have a drink and watch the world go by, good place to recharge batteries. People freindly area could play table tennis here and wc were spotless

Thank addstig
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I have been here twice, once in the winter and once in the fall now. The last visit was cool with the board games and a place to lounge. Winter time was the more enjoyable time, because of the skating rink and all of the...More

Thank eclipsefire92
Reviewed 3 days ago

A great park just across the road from wholefoods so after grabbing a quick lunch and walking across the road we could sit back and relax for a while. Its fantastic to have these locations (parks) in the city to take. Its great to take...More

Thank Whitelaw_12
Reviewed 3 days ago

Well located small park wth refreshment opportunities and seating. Great spot to rest weary feet and watch the hustle and bustle of New York.

Thank Jeremy K
Reviewed 3 days ago

On this trip to New York City I finally got a chance to actually have lunch at the Bryant Park restaurant, which was very pleasant and enjoyable! The food was good and the weather was beautiful and it was fun to dine outside!

Thank kennethsG1681SK
Reviewed 4 days ago

Small park but well located providing a break from the hustle and bustle in the center of the city, you can read have a lunch break or play some pingpong, niice stop if you have the time in nyc

Thank BillD1397
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is an absolutely beautiful place - a tranquil oasis away from the hustle and bustle of New York. There are lots of tables and other seating areas, and even though there were many people dotted about, it didn't seem crowded at all. They even...More

Thank Suzie A
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This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit - spectacular skyscrapers
like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's paradise where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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Kelly W
October 22, 2018|
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Response from Edward D | Reviewed this property |
You only need reservations for groups of 20 or more. Otherwise, no booking in advance.
mark j
October 15, 2018|
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Response from ECB17 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the holiday set-up will be ready at the end of October. Some vendors stall may not be opened day 1 but early November it will be in full swing. The ice skating rink right now - as NYC is having cool weather - should be... More
October 11, 2018|
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Response from Duncan E | Reviewed this property |
It’s a very Christmassy place to visit! Look out for the Russian dolls.