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Strawberry Fields, John Lennon Memorial

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Address: W. Park Dr. and W. 72nd St., New York City, NY 10023
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Place of reflection and thought

This is a pleasant place to the west of Central Park. It is actually opposite the place where John Lennon was killed. There is a lovely memorial and numerous seats to allow for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Since no marker is at the site of his actual death, this plaque among the gardens of Central Park are a popular homage spot.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a pleasant place to the west of Central Park. It is actually opposite the place where John Lennon was killed. There is a lovely memorial and numerous seats to allow for reflection time. There is often a musician playing John Lennon's and Beatles' music which makes being here more poignant. It is a lovely place on a bright... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located right outside the Dakota, there is a small circle with "Imagine" inscribed in the center. It's nice and all, but it gets crowded, and it's hard to appreciate in that regard. A separate plaque has quotes from "Imagine" with the names of countries at the time.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's just some mosaic tiles in the pathway with heaps of people around it. A sad busker doing poor renditions of Imagine and other Beatles songs. Cheap souvenirs. Waste of time. Don't get me wrong, I love the Beatles and think John Lennon was a true genius, but this memorial just didn't do it for me. Just being honest.

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Morristown, New Jersey
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been past this memorial many times. Flowers in other parts of the park are prettier. This Memorial is near where he lived in the City. There should be some continuous music of his continuously piped in to enhance the mood of the site and his beautiful memory.

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Brockport, NY
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been to NYC many times, and decided to wander to find this. The mosaic is very nice, and exactly what you've seen on posters. A nice, polite crowd was around. I was bothered by a guy playing acoustic guitar and singing Beatles tunes. In theory, one might wonder why I was offended....the guitar playing did not to anything to... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just nice to see something to make you think. It's small, unassuming, and quite frankly basic, but it's all you need to make you think, take note and stop for a while. Right opposite the Dakota building so a fitting tribute to John Lennon who didn't want the trappings of fame and fortune, he just wanted people to be normal... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On our too do list on visit too NYC Seen Dakota building first then walked over too strawberry fields Which was amazeing Definetly in the top 5 places too visit in NYC

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you're passing definitely check it out. Unless you're a die-hard John Lennon fan I probably wouldnt travel out of my way to see it

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have seen this many many times and each time its spectacular. now that the kids are tween that play and enjoy music and instruments I cant wait to bring them back to enjoy it in a new way.

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