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New York: Central Park 2-Hour Guided Walking Tour

Product ID: 17849
Learn the history of New York’s Central Park on a 2-hour guided walk, and get an introduction to some of the gems of the park’s monuments, ponds, fountains, and points of pop culture interest. Discover famous movie location sites, and more.
About this activity
Duration: 2 hours
Starting time 9:00 AM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Learn the history of Central Park
  • Experience a green oasis in the heart of Manhattan
  • Walk to some of the most iconic bridges, fountains, sculptures and ponds
  • Discover where popular Hollywood movies were filmed
Full description
Take a leisurely stroll through Central Park to discover why it is so popular with New York City residents as an oasis of tranquility in the busy metropolis.

Constructed in the 19th century, the green space is now considered one of the historic masterpieces of the United States and a splendid example of America city architecture. It fits in so well with the urban environment of Manhattan that it’s hard to believe it is completely man-made.

Your guide will point out some of the highlights of the park, including some of the most iconic bridges, fountains, monuments, sculptures, and ponds. Learn about the park’s historic links to American pop culture, and discover some of the famous shooting locations from a number of popular movies.
Includes
  • Map of Central Park
  • Licensed guide
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet your guide at 56 W. 56th St., New York, NY 10019 (between 5th and 6th Aveunes)

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Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 30 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.3 / 5
  • Organization
    4.3 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.6 / 5
  • Safety
    4.7 / 5
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A pleasant and very informative walk through Central Park

On a very hot and sunny afternoon, I had the pleasure to be the only guest to show up for a walking tour as most visitors chose to use bikes. The tour guide, an expert on birds, history, geology and cinematography, showed me many sights in the lower part of Central Park. His helpfulness to other visitors to Central Park - mainly about directions - and shorts chats with fellow guides - often in their mother tongue - impressed me greatly and added to the excitement of the day. I can without any reservations recommend the walking tour.

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July 3, 2013

Unsere Guide war kompetent und zeigte/erklärte uns bei der Führung auch weitere interessante Sachen. Sie war sehr angenehm und freundlich. Jederzeit wieder! Die Tour ist sehr zu empfehlen. Our guide was knowledgeable and explained that we can do other interesting things as well. She was very pleasant and friendly. Any time! The tour is highly recommended.

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April 6, 2018

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Perfekt!

Für jemanden wie mich, der sich in großen Parks gerne verläuft und keine Lust hat, ewig rumzuirren, ist der geführte Rundgang perfekt! Die Dame, die uns durch den Park geführt hat, war sehr nett und lustig. Sie hat uns alle Sehenswürdigkeiten gezeigt und uns nebenbei noch nette Geschichten erzählt. Ein toller Spaziergang mit netten Gesprächen!

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September 18, 2017

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Product ID: 17849