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Tompkins Square Park

From 7th To 10th Streets, Between Avenues A and B, New York City, NY 10009
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Park located in the East Village that was the scene of a big uprising in 1991 when a decision was made to evict the park's homeless in order to renovate; today, the park is pretty and quiet, but is still home to many who have no where else to go.
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good53%
  • Average22%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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From 7th To 10th Streets, Between Avenues A and B, New York City, NY 10009
East Village
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Reviewed 1 week ago

For the tourist Tomplins Square park is a welcome break from the city and I recommend taking time to do a workout in the facilities just behind the basket court. There are many good pull-up bars, a dip bar, monkey latter etc. Many local come...More

Thank ekholm1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

By chance we were in this area for the recent solar eclipse! We found a little shop where we were able to purchase $2 glasses to watch the eclipse and joined a big group in the park on a big grassy lawn to enjoy the...More

Thank DianeD1946
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The park is very pretty in the spring. It's not huge, but we still enjoyed walking around and seeing the different flower gardens.

Thank KatKealy
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We went to this park several, as our apt was two blocks away from there. There are like four playgrounds for kids of different ages. Our two year old twins really enjoy all of them. A bit crowded on weekends, but on weekdays it was...More

Thank MarianitaDG
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Went on a beautiful day. Lots of people but plenty of space. Good condition. Great that kids area is segregated and for kids only.

Thank squashman24
Reviewed 23 October 2016

As a young man, I knew to stay away from this place. Drugs, prostitution, crime day and night were every day occurrences. It has now become a focus of gentrification and a beacon for the young families moving in the area. Suggest all New Yorkers...More

Thank jack M
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Famous park Weather good so busy- families with kids at pool, dogs in dog run, free spirits dossing on the grass Not so sure we would go through at dark

Thank Danielprince
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We brought bagels over from Tompkin's Square Bagles nearby to eat. Found a bench and enjoyed people watching. Lots of folks enjoyed this park today. Basketball, monkeybars, yoga, a few bums gathered, a bot camp working out, a small swimming pool, a children's birthday party,...More

Thank O-Lora-O
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Great relaxing park. We fed birds and watched flowers. We saw a hawk! It's a nice afternoon. Lots of passerby and handy water fountains.

Thank Catalaq
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

This park lacks the class and allure of nearby Washington square park, but reflects the diverse character of the local residents. It can be busy during the day, with the occasional parade and street musician. Be more aware in the evenings, as there is a...More

Thank sodesa
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old-time neighbourhood feel that you can still
experience today thanks to a mix of locally-owned
shops, cozy restaurants, and lively bars. The scale of
the residential blocks makes this a wonderful place to
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