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The High Line

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Address: New York City, NY 10014
Phone Number: 12122069922
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No

The High Line is an elevated railway transformed into a public park on...

The High Line is an elevated railway transformed into a public park on Manhattan's West Side. The park features lush horticulture, artworks, seasonal food vendors, community programming, and unique views of the Hudson River and New York City skyline. The High Line runs between Gansevoort Street to West 34th Street, between 10th and 12th Avenues.

Friends of the High Line raises 98% of the High Line’s annual budget.

Owned by the City of New York, the High Line is a public park maintained, operated, and programmed by Friends of the High Line, in partnership with the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation.

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The high line is an excellent use of an old elevated railway line in NYC. Sitting above the traffic allows for great views across avenues and streets and offers visitors an... read more

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

The high line is an excellent use of an old elevated railway line in NYC. Sitting above the traffic allows for great views across avenues and streets and offers visitors an interesting and unique perspective of the city. There are elevators at certain entrances for kids strollers / disabled access.

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Saint Joseph, Illinois
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I took the walking tour of the High Line - outstanding couple of hours. I learned a lot of about he city along with the High Line, got some ideas of good things to see and do. The High LIne was definitely a labor of love.

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This is a great idea and well worth doing. The planting looks really attractive and there are plenty of seats as well as some restrooms. I found the views interesting rather than photogenic - Buildings at the southern end and railyards at the top end. There is a walk at each end to return to he subway. They also close... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Really awesome place, it was a train track that used to be operational, but ever since the train stopped, it was transformed into a beautiful sightseeing place. There's lots of greenery, places for people to relax. Food, drinks, and icees are sold there too, really expensive, but good. You can easily bring your food up there, no one guards the... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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A memorable walk. A perfect opportunity to walk i nice green surroundings. Spectacular in many ways, from all the flowers to animals and of course the view to the river

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its a nice walk on the high line. very artistically done and thought creatively. to crowded on the weekend though

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely escape from hustle bustle and smog. friends of highline could help their cause by actually labelling the plants on the route rather than simply reminding people to Walk on path. Very pleasant way to spend an hour or so in NY. Then go to Chelsea markets afterwards. Well worth it! It is free!

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Yes is beautiful but you can skip it if there's something better to do. I thought it was way better than it really is

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San Jose, CA
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This is the third time we have visited the High Line. This time we started at the north end and walked half way down. Still a lot of work to be completed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I adore this attraction. It is such an asset to the city. Take a break from the hustle and bustle & take a walk on the highline. A seasonal exhibit the highline, from what I hear is beautiful year round. I visited on a rainy Monday & I so enjoyed it. It is a great way to experience New York.... More 

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