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Central Park, New York City

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Must see · Scenic Walking Area · Park
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In the midst of all of the city's concrete and high-rises, Central Park brings greenery and shady places for relaxation--as well as a zoo, carousel, skating rink, theater, and several fountains--to the northern part of the city. Stroll, bike, picnic, or people-watch among 341 hectares (843 acres) of lakes, jogging paths, woodlands, walkways, lawns, and trees. One of the country's major historical landmarks, the park hosts frequent concert, plays, and art shows. Stop by the Alice in Wonderland statue, a favorite place for photos. Put Central Park and other New York City attractions into our New York City journey builder app, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • I spent the better part of two hours wandering around, only to discover that I hadn't even left the lower fifth of the park. I vastly underestimated its size, and realised I had barely scratched the.....  more
    I spent the better part of two hours wandering around, only to discover that I hadn't even left the lower fifth of the park. I vastly underestimated its size, and realised I had barely scratched the.....  more »
  • You'll never get tired of walks through Central Park...it's so vast, varied, and changes by the season, that it'll always offer something new! 
    You'll never get tired of walks through Central Park...it's so vast, varied, and changes by the season, that it'll always offer something new!  more »
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  • Best park in the world. You can spend days and hours here and every time you walk through it’s a new experience. Love grabbing breakfast and coffee and taking a walk. Sometimes through the Rambles and sometimes by Strawberry Fields. Love people watching and love watching the rowers on the lake. Beautiful scenery and perfect picture taking.
  • Hands down, one of the best parks that I've ever been to. Central Park is not only big but also that something for everyone. I love to just walk around and take in the sights. It's a beautiful park with lots of activities and many scenic spots that are just simply breathtaking. It brings me back to many scenes I've seen in movies. Central Park is definitely a must when I visit.

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