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Bethesda Fountain: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a beautiful area to just enjoy the scenery the water the architecture and being by the water is simply beautiful

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank msktoro
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning fountain in Central Park and this is worth a stop off for a few minutes- great photo opportunity.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank StephenCr0ss
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a stunning work of art, set in glorious surroundings. Seen in many pictures and films. A major photo opportunity when in Central Park.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 7matts9
Reviewed 23 September 2019

Maybe it was because it was so hot when we visited, or maybe the fountain is as wonderful as we thought, but it certainly pleased our water-hungry eyes. The lower basin of the fountain measures nearly 100 feet across and is filled with water lilies...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Jacqui F
Reviewed 22 September 2019

Special landmark that is the site of many films. Terrific meeting place at the end of Literary Row. I loved the waterlilies and learning that the angel protects the water. Nearby are the row boats for rent and there is a stunning tunnel that leads...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank LiveAGr8Story
Reviewed 3 September 2019 via mobile

Inspiring place its more beautiful than portrayed in movies and ir pics .. we went on winter and it was magical

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank mmL9322RP
Reviewed 24 August 2019 via mobile

One of Central Park’s internal landmarks, this historic fountain sits in the Bethesda Terrace, which itself sits at the southern shore of the park’s famous Lake. The 1873 fountain sculpture is actually the first major work of public art that the City commissioned a female...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank AlexB10499
Reviewed 11 August 2019 via mobile

The Bethesda Fountain is a beautiful part of Central Park at the top of the mall, a must see if you're in Central Park.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank ldgp14
Reviewed 10 August 2019 via mobile

What a beautiful piece of history and art. It’s a wonderful place to sit , watch the tow boats in the pond.Explore the tunnel from home alone. Admire the incredible architecture. Enjoy the surrounding paths to meander down! Just the sound of the splashing water...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Travelingover50
Reviewed 8 August 2019 via mobile

It is so iconic and you can people watch for a long time. The fountain is so nice with the pond right behind. The last time I went there was a brother and sister singing under the archway where the acoustics were amazing.

Date of experience: August 2019
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19 January 2018|
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Response from drmikenyc | Reviewed this property |
The answer my friend, is blowing in the wind... literally. It's the weather, not an arbitrary date which determines the fountain's functioning. It's been turned off in warm weather too, if there's a drought, and times when... More
11 August 2017|
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Response from Tom M | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There are entrances to the park at west 72d street and Central Park West and East 72d Street and Fifth Ave. The Terrace Drive is essentially an extension of 72d Street and connects the two entrances. The Betthesda... More
11 August 2017|
Response from Tom M | Reviewed this property |
On weekdays -- yes. but it is tricky, doable on weekdays only and probably a bad idea. Get out your map. On weekdays, not weekends, cars can enter the park until 6 or 7PM at 6th Avenue and Central Park So. (59th Street... More