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Central Park's Literary Walk

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66th St To 72nd St, Central Park, New York City, NY 10022
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Reviewed November 14, 2018

The Mall (Literary Walk) is a shaded pedestrian avenue between 66th and 72nd street that is a nice area to spend time in visiting Central Park in NYC. Here you find a straight avenue lined with monuments of mostly of prominent poets and writers such...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed November 9, 2018

This is a lovely walk especially in autumn as the leaves are falling and the colours of the leaves on the trees are amazing. The Literary walks statues of some amazing writers and poets from all over.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed April 9, 2018

This wide pedestrian path (the Mall) is a 1/4-mile long. Each side is lined with several rows of American elms that form an arch over the path. I've taken many pictures in all seasons. I love walking along this path after a fresh winter snow...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Susan N
Reviewed March 28, 2018

This is a lovely spot in Central Park with statues and plaques commemorating writers. The trees that line this walk are splendid. Central in Central Park.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

Look up some history and follow the literary walk by having info about sculptures - wonderful facts. Beautiful at any time of the year.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Tatiana N
Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

Literary Walk is a beautiful part of Central Park and a great spot to enjoy the greenery from one of the many benches.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 4, 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic time in New York City. City has cleaned itself up from the past.. I recommend it to all. Downfall, extremely expensive in all ways.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 2, 2017

This gorgeous elm-lined walk is one of the prettiest parts of Central Park. It's a literary walk because of the statutes of famous writers. Come walk along and sit on the benches and enjoy the canopy of trees.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Thomas V
Reviewed July 1, 2017

Very pretty and important area in Central Park, noted for the states of famous writers. Beautiful elm trees and nice benches for sitting.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed June 8, 2017 via mobile

I walked along Central Park's literary walk on the way to the theater yesterday, and really enjoyed the play of light on Shakespeare's statue. There was also a street performer playing some pretty incredible music.

Date of experience: June 2017
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