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“A lot of things to take in....a perfect place to unwind.” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Bryant Park

Bryant Park
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$100.00*
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Manhattan Architecture Photography Tour
Ranked #14 of 1,068 things to do in New York City
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Bryant Park has a French-style merry-go-round, open year-round, plus a well-maintained lawn, with chairs and tables. The outdoor Reading Room has picture books and summertime story times. In winter. Take a spin on the free ice-skating rink. The park also has clean bathrooms, a rarity in midtown.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“A lot of things to take in....a perfect place to unwind.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2013

For a tourist, this is good to check out. Especially in the summer as they have so many activities - they have a carousel for kids, the table games abound in the park and at night they have a free public movie screening plus we were able to catch a food fair going on. Not bad! A sample of everything the city can offer!

Visited June 2013
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“Christmas wonderland”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2013

At Christmas time this place is magical. There is an ice skating rink in the middle and a beautiful Christmas tree at one end. There is shopping all around for all kinds of great hand made goodies and of course places to buy hot cocoa and hot tea to warm up. A must see for the holiday season!

Visited December 2013
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“Christmas market”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2013 via mobile

Visited Bryant Park's Christmas market. Great selection of crafts, memorabilia, foods and drink - this is as close as you can get to a German kindlemarkt. They have a big skating rink but be aware it could be crowded, like today on Christmas Eve.

Visited December 2013
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“Great stopping point on a stroll down 5th avenue”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2013

If you are walking down 5th avenue, this is a nice stop that you can make. It is a beautiful park in the heart of NYC right behind the New York Public Library.

Now during Christmas season is a great time to stop by this park as the Winter Village has been set up and there are many shops set up in the park as well as a skating rink. Obviously if you come during the popular times such as a weekend you will have to wait on line to ice skating, but I think that the wait times are much better than the rink at Rockefeller center.

Visited December 2013
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“Great Shopping”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2013

Looking for that special gift - the shops at Bryant Park are where you need to be! Found so many one of a kind items for friends on our Christmas list!

Visited December 2013
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