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Washington Square Park

West 4th Street, Greenwich Village, New York City, NY 10001
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A 9.75-acre city park in Greenwich Village, characterized by its large, central fountain, and known as a major center of community activity for the neighborhood residents.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“chess players” (71 reviews)
“nyu students” (54 reviews)
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West 4th Street, Greenwich Village, New York City, NY 10001
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Reviewed yesterday

Smaller park, but fun. Has a fountain ('Friends' tv show fountain?), street performers, arches. Great time. Not that far of a walk to Flat Iron building, so if you like architecture and history, try this as well.

Thank Willishawk
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A not to be missed Not c icon - go to people watch- four seasons of interesting happenings- music/ poetry- everything you imagined the city to be - to each his/ her own

Thank KARENSK_12
Reviewed 2 days ago

I think when people think of NYC, they only consider Central Park to visit, but Washington Square Park is also a must-see, and it certainly doesn't take a day or two to explore it like CP. Make some time to have a seat, relax, and...More

Thank mrsgfaz
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went on a Saturday afternoon and saw some great street performers. Fun to hang out and people watch!

Thank punkiepam
Reviewed 4 days ago

It's a good place in Greenwich Village to relax or take a leisurely walk. The people-watching can be entertaining.

Thank TeamHouston2016
Reviewed 4 days ago

A small park surrounded by NYU buildings. From spring through fall you can enjoy jazz music played by local bands every afternoon. Don’t miss the Halloween parade at this park if you happen to be around on that day!

Thank rogercsc
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Well kept park! It’s very pretty and the flowers were gorgeous. The only issue I had was how some people were rude and didn’t follow Park rules. There were people with their pets, some people on roller blades/skateboards that were somewhat careless. Otherwise it’s a...More

Thank Deonna2
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful park, full of interesting people! It was a lovely place to go for a stroll and take in some local performers

Thank JacUlmarra
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this park very much, it's somehow unique and very beautiful. At weekends, there will be all kinds of performances. I love to see how people are enjoying the park in their own ways.

Thank ladyteex
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely little park we cut through to get to where we wanted to go. We stopped to look at a few things on the way. There is a fountain and a monument we stopped to look at. Nice place to just stroll...More

Thank Wklstoywife
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Greenwich Village
Commonly known as “the Village” to New Yorkers, it was
here in Greenwich Village that both 1960’s counter
culture and the LGBT movement were born. Famous for
its bohemian past, head to Washington Square Park to
get a feel for this diverse and energetic
neighbourhood. You’ll find NYU students, street
performers, skateboarders, kids frolicking in the
fountain, and locals relaxing and playing chess.
...More
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hurricanehen
6 November 2017|
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Response from Rhea077 | Reviewed this property |
We walked a few blocks to the NYU bookstore. We also stopped at a small place for bubble tea. The highlight was probably getting cookie dough at DO.
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Teddy_Llong
7 October 2017|
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Response from yitz_1 | Reviewed this property |
The park is free and is Surrounded by Greenwich Village, which is also interesting to stroll through. It's best to visit the park on a nice day when there are lots of things going on there. Also not far away is Highline... More
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Yekaterina B
20 June 2017|
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Response from yitz_1 | Reviewed this property |
The dogs are all on leashes and not threatening at all.
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