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Located across from the Museum of the City of New York, this Central Park oasis offers six acres of magnificent flowers and trees.
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5th Ave & 105th St, New York City, NY 10029
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Conservatory Garden is a formal garden located on 105 Street and Fifth Ave in Central Park. It is near the El Museo del Barrio which is devoted to Latin culture and a personal favorite due to its unique exhibits. There are three distinct sections to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LindaE_10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The garden is at the most northeastern end of the park and too easy to miss. This section of the park is beautiful and not to be missed!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jobojoanne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Timing is everything, but on a beautiful Fall day, the Untmyer garden was radiant! Well-worth a walk-thru.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank XJ750
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This garden has several areas where beautiful flowers are displayed. It is best enjoyed in May when there is a really spectacular display of tulips.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Fabe-Zippy
Reviewed September 1, 2018

This is definitely one of the best spots in Central Park, and the gardens in themselves are really nice, even breathtaking. It was my first time here, and did not even realize this gem existed inside of Central Park. Many were relaxing, some were taking...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 1, 2018

The Conservatory Garden, Very easy to located it on 105th street and 5 ave of new york city. walking distance from the fricks Museum. central park area.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lovetravelworldwide7
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Really nice area in the park that is definitely worth checking out. Great flowers and landscaping throughout. There was a lot of wedding photos going on there since the flora is in abundance everywhere. A "must see" if you're checking out the museums in the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rick J
Reviewed August 26, 2018

I came here in April. Everything was beginning to bloom and the beauty, and serenty of the garden was magnificent. Best time to come here in the Spring. The only downside is that the garden is located on 106th street in Harlem.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank neil102
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Than to be in this garden when it is blooming… It is a hidden gem uptown on the upper Eastside… Great for strolling… Great for taking photos ...great for just sitting and enjoying the quiet and the beauty

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 653fayef
Reviewed August 16, 2018

If you are doing a museum walk on the upper area of 5th Avenue and are looking for a shaded quiet space surrounded by beautifully planned and planted gardens, this garden is the perfect resting place. This will give you a place to practice your...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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JG L
October 6, 2018|
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Response from 653fayef | Reviewed this property |
I have been in the Gardens many many times and I have never seen dogs there. I don’t know if that is coincidence or if that is a rule. I would not bring the dog in there… People are in there for the peace and beauty. It... More
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Teddy_Llong
December 12, 2017|
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Response from LizzieandIzzy | Reviewed this property |
Agree with the above. Be aware that the Conservatory Garden is rather small and can be seen in less than an hour. If you wish for a longer excursion, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden is a true oasis of quiet beauty away from... More
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vanessaa703
September 18, 2017|
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Response from Justin W | Reviewed this property |
There are still flowers in bloom in the park. It may not be like the Spring or Summer but the Gardens run seasonally. So expect to see Fall flowers in the Garden beautifully laid out and well maintained. The volunteers who... More
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mdboy
Maryland
Lunch by the Frick (1 Replies)
I am planning a visit to Manhattan on Sunday April 13. We're thinking about starting the day at the Conservatory Garden at 5th & 105th (we are staying in Queens and may drive in - I'm thinking parking will be similar to what I found on the UWS - not too tough to find). We'll then work our way through Central Park on our way to the Guggenheim (figure that's a pretty quick stop) and get down to the Frick before the "pay what you wish" expires at 1. Any must see's on the walk...More
February 19, 2014|
Response fromGGOT|
Eat Madison - 939 Madison Avenue (between 74th and 75th) (212) 988-4506 or Three Guys Restaurant - between 75 and 76th - this is more of a diner where you will be able to get a burger and fries.
Loucee
Florida Space Coast
In Bloom in April? (2 Replies)
I know it has been a mild winter & Spring flowers bloomed way ahead of time this year. We will be in NYC starting April 18th. We were especially looking forward to visiting the NY Botanic Garden, and teh Conservatory Garden in Central Park, etc. Just curious as to how long Spring Flowers last? (we have nothing like this where we live) I wonder if we will be too late to see flowers in bloom by the time our trip comes round? Also, if anyone has suggestions for other "garden sites, please...More
March 24, 2012|
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The blooms are coming out early this year for sure--- make sure to make your way to Brooklyn Botanical Garden for a real show. You can also consult the Central park Conservancy and they can give you the best places to visit the park during your stay based on this year's planting schedule. It really does make a difference. We loved the conservatory Gardens and considered it for my daughter's June wedding when she got married until we checked and found out that it was in between their planting...More
jessicat48
Montreal
Itinerary: any last minute ideas for a group of gals... (6 Replies)
hello everyone, i'm so excited!!!! we're leaving in 3 days for new york and it's about all i can think about. i was hoping i might get some last minute suggestions regarding my itinerary? i really wanted to fit in a Staten Island Ferry ride somewhere on saturday but i'm afraid if we do, we might not have time to shop much. what do you guys think? we leave to go back home at 1pm on sunday. thanks for any input or suggestions! Jess Daily Itinerary: Friday 7 am: Arrival at Port...More
May 15, 2006|
Response fromCockleCove|
HI, JESS ~ just a couple of comments... I think you'll need to scale back your expectations of how much ground you're going to cover in the 3 hours you've allocated for shopping Friday morning; you'd be hardpressed to even do a quick walk by Fifth & Madison Avenues' fabled stores & boutiques (if those are what the reference to 5th Avenue means), through Times Square AND Soho & Union Square (closest landmark to ABC Carpet & Home) in that amount of time. How about saving...More