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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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West 4th Street, Greenwich Village, New York City, NY 10001
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Reviewed yesterday

Washington Square is a New York icon, and rightfully so. It's crowded, yes, but it has all sorts of things going on. When I was there, there were chess players, a magic act, a Japanese drum troupe, and several other events around the park. Of...More

Thank MrSaturn64
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We hung out at the park at night, very full of people in august, fun, lots of music, just sat around and soaked it in. We checked out the arch, from the park, looking out into the city thru the arch at night you can...More

Thank vacation f
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Hands down the greatest hang out spot in the city. Surrounded by people he quirky East Village and trendy West Village, the Park brings in the best of both worlds. The art scene continues to be strong here and the park offers a venue for...More

Thank anil m
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth strolling through Washington Square park on a beautiful day. There are always eclectic performances and artists in the park.

Thank USCKaboom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It had just snowed (in April) the day before our visit to Greenwich Village and our short walk through Washington Square, so there wasn’t much going on. Only one chess player was in the park, and brushing snow off a table to start playing. He...More

Thank dunadan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This park is a very well known destination, as it is recorded on many films, from many different eras! It is lively, filled with art and music, and, the NYU crowd is often here! If you're going to the Village or SOHO, then this is...More

Thank eventsbythirteen
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to the NYU University and business center, just turning around you can enter this beautiful, quiet, relaxing green space. Pigeons are there just flying, birds are chirping. You can have a relaxing walk across the park, stare at people taking pics or just...More

Thank Marbeck M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We explored a lot the Greenwich Village area. It's a big neighborhood with not so many tourist sites, but ordinary NYC living. Many residential blocks, art galleries, cafes, small cozy restaurants,.... At the end we had our takeaway coffee in Washington Sq park sitting on...More

Thank B1714D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As with many of our stops on our recent first trip to NYC, we wish we'd had more time here. That said, we got multiple nice pictures of the arch, and there was a talented pianist playing outdoors when we walked through - delightful!

Thank pudman43
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nice park and while we wouldn't make it a destination, we would make it a point to spend some time here when in the area again. We were here a few summers ago and sat for quite a while and enjoyed the...More

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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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nadi94
19 December 2017|
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Response from KARENSK_12 | Reviewed this property |
Till after Christmas, probably till New Year's day
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hurricanehen
6 November 2017|
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Response from shellyf | Reviewed this property |
No shops in the park but many shops on all the streets and avenues that radiate off the park.
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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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