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Colonial gentlemen used to "bowl" here, at New York City's oldest park, paying one peppercorn per year for the privilege.
Broadway & Whitehall Street, New York City, NY 10004
Financial District
+1 212-360-8143
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Reviewed January 27, 2019 via mobile

Even though I have visited many times I have photos of the children growing up at different ages it is still worth a photo. One of the iconic New York statues even busier these days.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 587markd
Reviewed October 13, 2018

I sat on one of the many benches in this little park at the end of Broadway in Lower Manhattan, exhausted from my visit to the Charging Bull at its northern end. Visitors, young and old there, had vied for photo positions by the iconic...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rumples
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Bowling Green is a nice little park in the financial district of New York City, and is located at the end of Broadway. It is a nice small public park with lots of history. According to the history, it was built in 1733 with bowling...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Prawet J
Reviewed September 15, 2018

This is the Oldest Park in New York and is a nice little Oasis in among the Sky Scrapers, the Raging Bull Statue is located on the north side of the Park There is a nice fountain in the middle of the park.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 235AndrewR
Reviewed August 26, 2018

The Bowling green couldn't be used for a bowling green imho, but its a cute little park in the financial district of New York, with a lovely little fountain in it, worth a visit and catch your breathe while wandering lower Manhatten.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TeamWard
Reviewed July 30, 2018

it is a little beautiful park near the Financial District. We took a short rest end enjoyed it. As we were there in the evening, it was not crowded. Charging Bull is near.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank romanshorner
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

Bowling Green Park is in the Financial District at Broadway & Whitehall St. This is the oldest public park in NYC. It’s surrounded by the original 18th Century fence, which is of course the oldest. This was built in 1733 in what was then known...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jodih792
Reviewed June 24, 2018

In New York every corner that always something to see, here we arrived after the Statue of Liberty, a lot of people, could not miss the photo with the bull, of the Italian sculptor, both in front and behind. Children have fun

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank SalvatoreCandiano
Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

We sat in this small park with a drink for a bit of a chill out and respite for a while. Benches surround the nice fountain and a nice place to sit for a while and grab a bit of peace, as most people do...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank latvianlegend1983
Reviewed May 26, 2018

"Bowling Green" at that time had acquired some significance, so I stopped in my tracks when I suddenly espied it! There's a small garden there - a quiet oasis in this humungous city. The iconic Charging Bull, and the Fearless Girl are nearby. The latter...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Judi F
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Response from stuart w | Reviewed this property |
The building is the National Musem of the American Indian, I never went in to the building as I didn't have time but it looks nice