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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
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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.

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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.

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

Thank Jodi H
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

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

Thank eyebloke
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

Thank 22Senior_travels
Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

The park is the oldest park in New York. I loved the the beautiful landscaped sitting area with vibrant red tulips and fountain.A peaceful place to rest, take photos and scout your next adventure.... Which would probably be taking a photo around the CHARGING BULL...More

Thank Cathy R
Reviewed March 24, 2018

This a good place to take a break. it is lined with benches that are quite busy at lunch-time. It's location is between the Battery and the Charging Bull sculpture, but it is fenced and can serve as an oasis on a busy day.

Thank Robert S
Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

It's a small tiny greenery nearby the Charging Bull and the Fearless Girl. It's very beautiful considering its much less people compare to the main attraction.

Thank Anthony L
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Financial District
At the southernmost tip of Manhattan, the Financial
District is where New York City began as a center of
commerce. Today, the historic streets and beautiful
setting are complemented by museums, countless
skyscrapers, and the heart of the Financial District,
home to Wall Street and the New York Stock Exchange.
Catch the Staten Island Ferry for an unbeatable view
of the skyline and Statue of Liberty, or sail to Ellis
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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