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Central Park's Literary Walk

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I walked along Central Park's literary walk on the way to the theater yesterday, and really enjoyed the play of light on Shakespeare's statue. There was also a street performer playing some pretty incredible music.

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Charming beginning to the park, walk along the path and you'll wander upon the fountain after descending a staircase. Lovely statues, fields, and flora.

Thank Rest-and-Romance
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Go have a stroll and enjoy your surroundings. Large trees statues and lots of New Yorkers walking their dogs. have a rest on a bench and soak in the local color.

Thank Spuddler
Reviewed 28 July 2016

This part of Central Park is easily found. The literary walk is a tree lined avenue where on the day we went there were various street performers, artists drawing characatures and stalls selling touristy items. You can still see the statues along the way and...More

Thank sarahpWiltshire
Reviewed 28 June 2016

This was the only area of Central Park that I would recommend to see. It's very peaceful and a nice area to walk through.

Thank Rancor418
Reviewed 8 June 2016

We loved our short stroll down Literary Walk, on the Southern end of Central Park's mall. This stretch earned its name from the statues of four literary figures here -- William Shakespeare, Sir Walter Scott, Robert Burns and the only American, poet Fitz-Greene Halleck. I...More

2  Thank Rumples
Reviewed 13 May 2016

Central Park Literary walk is very beautifully design walkway. I visited in winter and still it gave beautiful nature view

Thank priteshkulkarni
Reviewed 15 February 2016

This pedestrian pathway in Central Park is about a quarter of a mile in length. It is lined with American elm trees. Along the way you can see statues of famous writers such as Robert Burns and Sir Walter Scott. The walkway can be found...More

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

It's a visual delight. I was fortunate enough to be here when the trees were all shades of red, yellow and brown. One can just sit on the benches and admire the wonders of nature. The walk is dotted with statues of literary figures. You...More

1  Thank BhawaniPathania
Reviewed 14 October 2015

This is a beautiful walk, no matter what season, but it is gorgeous when the trees turn color. There are ample benches to sit on and enjoy the scenery and people-watching. I once took a horse drawn carriage ride here when there was 2 feet...More

Thank larrchar
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