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Strawberry Fields, John Lennon Memorial

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Address: W. Park Dr. and W. 72nd St., Central Park, New York City, NY
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A great memorial

A must see if you're in Central Park. We didn't stay long as it was so busy and good luck getting a decent pic of yourself with the mosaic on the floor! There was a guy there on... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved strawberry fields , a real tourist pull so beat the crowds and go early or late ! Lovely guitarist at the site when we visited which added to the atmosphere, go to the Dakota building just outside on the west side aswell it's beautiful.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A must see if you're in Central Park. We didn't stay long as it was so busy and good luck getting a decent pic of yourself with the mosaic on the floor! There was a guy there on guitar singing John Lennon songs, which added very well to the ambiance. A lovely place to go for a little bit of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great spot just off CPW for a place to sit, relax, and enjoy this beautiful city and a parade of Lennon fans. The medallion says it all Imagine!!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been here before but there was something extra special in the atmosphere last week. I think it may have been because of thanksgiving and there were pretty petals on the memorial. Worth a visit!

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You're in Central Park and you want to do "The Sights" so no matter what I write you'll end up at Strawberry Fields. It's a grotty little mosaic - covered in tourists trying to get a photo while lying on it, jumping on it, head-standing on it... you get the picture. While we were there, an out of tune busker... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are fortunate enough to enjoy the area without a few tourist groups coming through, consider yourself lucky. There were 3 in the 20 minutes I was there. There was also a gentleman on one of the benches playing Beatles songs which seemed fitting. Take some time, make it yours, get your photo and dream for a moment.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you plan visiting Central Park, and you are a fan of Lennon or the Beatles, you must take a few minutes end visit Strawberry Fields... and of course, take your picture.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes it's a big tourist trap. And Strawberry "fields" doesn't tie in with what you "imagine" it will be. But it's still a special place to pay tribute to John Lennon.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Strawberry Fields is a quiet, contemplative garden area on the west side of Central Park (level with west 72nd Street), dedicated to the memory of John Lennon. There is an "Imagine" floor mosaic, but little else to see. The Dakota building where John Lennon lived and died is just outside the park perimeter and worth checking out given you are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

I love this memorial to John Lennon just inside Central Park near 72nd Street. It's always a popular spot with tourists. The best thing is unlike most stuff in NY, It's FREE. There's a beautiful tiled circle with word "IMAGINE" in tile in the center. People always have it decorated with fresh flowers. It's a lovely tribute to the Beatles... More 

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