Central Park is located in the center of Manhattan with tall buildings, covering an area of 3.4 million square meters, with a total length of 93 kilometers of walking paths in the park. It is a quiet and relaxing place in this bustling city of New York. There are large and small lakes and forests in the park. There are zoos, sports venues and amusement facilities. You can spend a whole day shopping. Recommended routes and attractions 1. There are two large lakes in the park, the larger one is Reservoir and the smaller one is The Lake. The two large lawns include the Great Lawn located between the two lakes and the sheep grassland located to the south of The Lake. 2. The entrance to the southwest corner of the park is the famous Columbus Circle; the entrance to the southeast corner of the park is the Grand Army Plaza, where you can take a sightseeing carriage for about $100 for half an hour. 3. Wollman Ice Skating Rink in the southeast corner is an ice skating rink in winter and a small casino in summer. To the north is the zoo, which mainly displays animals in the three climatic zones of the tropical rain forest, the Arctic Circle and California. 4. The most famous attractions in the middle of the park are the Bethesda Terrace and Bethesda Fountain by the lake. On the west side of the lake is the everlasting strawberry field. John Lennon's widow bought this teardrop-shaped mountain to commemorate the dead husband. It is a holy place for many music fans, where people often come here to lay flowers, and there will be large-scale commemorative activities every year on Lennon’s death. 5. Close to the center of the park is Belvedere Castle. This is the highest point of the park and is a good place to climb high and overlook. 6. The northern part of the park is dominated by large lawn woods, which is cleaner and more pleasant than the southern part, with fewer tourists. Opening hours 6:00-1:00 the next day Service Facilities Toilets: All toilets in the park can be used free of charge. Opening hours: 6am-6pm (autumn and winter); 6am-9pm (spring and summer). Tips for playing 1. The park has a large area. It is recommended to wear comfortable sports shoes to enjoy this oasis leisurely and comfortably. 2. There will be homeless people in the park at night, do not go during the day; do not take the main road after entering the park in the morning and evening, and try to go to remote corners or paths with few people. 3. There will often be performances by street performers in the park, and the official will also organize some large-scale performances, please check the official website in advance. 4. There are many hot dog carts in the park. Why not try New York’s specialties here.
the famous central park . why it is famous Hidden in plain sight the park is like another world in New York City. Only minutes from the madness of New York and lots of tourist attractions. This is a great opportunity to catch your breath and enjoy the beauty of nature. The park is a total of 843 acres with at least 2 lakes and several attractions. subway to fifth ave and walk about 10 min you will be able to reach the park
Perfect weather for a visit. Enjoyed the people and activities. Highly recommended as a must visit place in NYC.