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Shakespeare Garden

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W. Park Dr. and 79th St. Transverse, New York City, NY 10024
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Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

I’d been to Central Park many times, but never explored this area before. From the little marionette theatre cottage to the flowers and wooden fences, this is one of the areas of CP that transports you out of the city. Wandering in the gardens, you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed June 15, 2018

The reviews all say the same thing because its true. We wanted to see Belvadere Castle which is closed and under construction. Because it was nearby, we walked down through the stone stairs that meander through the garden. What a lovely place! I read about...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful area In Central park.When you come to central park if you have time or close by a good place to walk or just sit.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 3SEse7
Reviewed May 3, 2018

We recently spent time in Central Park and enjoyed visiting the Shakespeare Garden along 79th Street Transverse, near the Belevedre Castle. This is a nicely landscaped garden, flowerbeds were lovely while a few of the trees in the area were also in bloom. There are...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank BradJill
Reviewed April 26, 2018

We visited New York during a pretty cold, wet, crappy weather week in April. We wanted to see a few things in the park and walked through The Shakespeare Garden on our way to get to them. The statues were nice and there were inscriptions...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2017

I and my wife visited this garden, we had enjoyed gardens cultural, educational, and romantic sites. There are many natural inclines and stone steps.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 23, 2017

The Shakespeare Garden in Central Park, covers around 4 acres and contains plants that were specifically mentioned in the plays of William Shakespeare. It was so named in 1916 but fell into disrepair during the mid 20th century due to lack of funding. It's plight...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

This lovely garden is a delight. Follow the meandering pathways and enjoy the blooms. Look for the plaques.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 4, 2017

My wife and I passed through this area of Central Park while walking in the park a few days ago. We were on our way elsewhere, so we did not stay for long.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank LWL3333
Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

We came across the Shakespeare Garden by chance when walking through Central Park and found it to be a very pleasant surprise.

Date of experience: August 2017
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November 19, 2017|
Response from rayrest | Reviewed this property |
Shakespear gardens are located off 79th street on the natural history side of Central Park and it is signposted, so it's easy to find. It's a joy to walk into this plantation of seasonal plants and to enjoy the year round... More