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  4. Central Park

New York City: Central Park Walking Tour

Product ID: 178613
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Discover the iconic New York landmark of Central Park with a former park employee. This casual 2-hour walking tour is professionally guided, and is a great way to experience the park in a short amount of time.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Hear about Central Park's origins
  • Witness the park's beautiful design
  • Photograph locations from famous movies
Full description
One of the best ways to get to the heart of Central Park is on foot. You will be guided by a former Central Park employee on a tour that offers a complete picture of this iconic New York City landmark. On this tour of New York's backyard, you will hear about the park's origins and admire its design. Learn about the cultural influence of the park, and feel the peace that comes from walking through the natural environment.

Many people are familiar with Central Park, but do not know the most interesting places to explore. With 843 acres, this landscape masterpiece has a lot to offer. Your guide will show you the highlights of Central Park, many of which feature in popular movies. See the Gapstow Bridge, a film site for the home alone II movie, and pass the Wollman Rink, from love story and serendipity.

Walk past the Dairy, and stroll along the Mall and Literary Walk. Explore Conservatory Water, an ornamental pond that featured in the Stuart Little movie.  See the Alice in Wwonderland statue, and Bethesda Terrace that overlooks the lake. Cross Bow Bridge, where some of the filming of spider man III took place. Wander through Strawberry Fields, the peace garden and memorial to John Lennon.

Includes
  • 2-hour walking tour
  • Licensed tour guide
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

This Tour begins at 2 Columbus Circle (Broadway side of the Museum of Arts and Design). Address: 2 Columbus Cir, New York, NY 10019, USA. Please meet and check in directly with the guide.

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Important information
Know before you go
• This tour is a casual walk of about 2 miles
• Please dress appropriately for the weather
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.7 / 5
based on 30 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.7/5
Organization
4.7/5
Value for money
4.7/5
Safety
4.8/5

Organized by

Manhattan and Beyond Tours llc

Product ID: 178613