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Highlights of Central Park Walking Tour

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    What to Expect
    Meet your guide just a few blocks from Central Park, and then it’s time for a stroll through the cultural history of this New York City icon. Learn about and fall in love with this New York City landmark, exploring the many bridges, fountains, and sculptures throughout the park while learning about its history and design from an experienced guide.

    Central Park is the most visited urban park in the United States, with almost 40 million visitors each year. It’s also one of the most filmed locations in the world. In fact, over 300 movies have scenes within the park, from 'Romeo and Juliet' in 1908 to 'The Avengers' in 2011 and beyond. Some of the cinematic highlights on this walking tour include the Boathouse Café from 'Sex and the City' and 'When Harry Met Sally,' the Bandshell in 'Breakfast at Tiffany’s' and 'Kramer vs. Kramer,' the pond from 'Home Alone 2,' Tavern on the Green from 'Wall Street' and 'Ghostbusters,' the Conservatory from 'Stuart Little' and many more.

    There are plenty of rest stops along the way where the guide talks about the many interesting details of this National Historic Landmark park. The tour is rated as an easy stroll, with no significant hills to climb. And with no more than 25 people on the tour, it makes for an ideal, personalized experience.
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    Departure Point
    56 W 56th St, New York, NY 10019, USA
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    2h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Professional guide
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Operates in all weather conditions; please dress appropriately
    • Sunblock or hats are recommended
    • Children under 8 years old are not permitted
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    Excellent views of all the famous spot in the Park. The park does not allow cars to drive around. We paid to have the bike ride. Very relaxing in a nice sunny day.

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Thomas K C
    Reviewed 13 August 2019

    Joel was a good guide. You really get to take your time and see things personally pointed out for you. I wouldn’t recommend to anyone who isn’t used to walking a lot. By the end of two hours and with only one break it could...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    1  Thank Karen M
    Reviewed 23 June 2019 via mobile

    Potentially, this could be a good tour, but we found it disappointing. The guide verbally delivered the tour so quickly, it was difficult to pick up what was being said and consequently some of the anecdotes were lost. Also due to the pace a couple...More

    1  Thank JamesH68
    Reviewed 15 March 2019 via mobile

    Myself and my partner were the only people booled on the tour which made it very personal. Joel was a very informative guide and gave us interesting stories about the history of the park. Joel even took photos of us at famous sights. Really enjoyed...More

    Thank sophiet105
    Reviewed 12 March 2019

    The Central Park Walking Tour is a great way to see the main highlights of the Park. You can pass by the Strawberry Fields, Boathouse Restaurant, Bathesda Terrace, Bow Bridge, Gapstow Bridge etc. Our guide, Joel, gives us a very informative tour regarding the history...More

    Date of experience: February 2019
    Thank Cecilia L
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    Response from Margo K | Reviewed this property |
    You would have to contact them. We had a group of 12 people on our tour (ours was a party of 4). Not sure they would change or not.
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    • Languages Offered: English
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