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“A bit sad”
Review of Central Park

Central Park
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Small-Group Central Park Bike Tour
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Central Park Walking Tour
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$52.00*
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Sunset Tour of Central Park
Ranked #1 of 1,117 things to do in New York City
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: For more than 150 years, visitors have flocked to Central Park's 843 green acres in the heart of Manhattan. Since 1980, the Park has been managed by the Central Park Conservancy, in partnership with the public. Central Park is open 6 am to 1 am daily. Visit the official website of Central Park to learn more about Park happenings and activities and to learn how you to help Central Park!
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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21 reviews
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“A bit sad”
Reviewed January 3, 2014

I cannot really review the park as it was December and obviously was a bit dull. But I can see the possibility it can be much nicer in spring and summer even at autumn.

Visited December 2013
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Rome, Italy
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“One of the best places to visit in NYC”
Reviewed January 3, 2014

This is one of the "must" places to visit, be it summer or under the snow which was our case. Central Park was covered with fresh, thick crisp snow, the sun was shining and it had a fairy tale atmosphere. You need time and very good walking shoes to explore even just the lower part of it. It is huge, wide and large so allow yourself at least 2-3 hours to spend there, get the feeling about what newyorkers do there and to enjoy the green space; it is wonderful!

Visited January 2014
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Kitchener, Canada
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“a nice walk...”
Reviewed January 3, 2014

we have been to central park in july but I think I like it better in the winter ! Without the leaves you can see so much more. It was a great day to walk around the park and see the ice rink and we went back at night for the concert on NYE. Its safe and a nice atmosphere to wander around and take in the scenery.

Visited December 2013
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Linas, France
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“Ice skating and squirrels”
Reviewed January 3, 2014

W/ kids and sun a real nice place to discover the New York way of life. Un bon endroit pour découvrir les habitudes new-yorkaises surtout avec des enfants

Visited December 2013
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Wickwar, United Kingdom
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“A Must”
Reviewed January 3, 2014

Make sure you visit the John Lennon memorial however it is best to walk rather than ride if you are able

Visited December 2013
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