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Shakespeare Garden

W. Park Dr. and 79th St. Transverse, New York City, NY 10024
+1 212-310-6600
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W. Park Dr. and 79th St. Transverse, New York City, NY 10024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently spent time in Central Park and enjoyed visiting the Shakespeare Garden along 79th Street Transverse, near the Belevedre Castle. This is a nicely landscaped garden, flowerbeds were lovely while a few of the trees in the area were also in bloom. There are...More

Thank BradJill
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited New York during a pretty cold, wet, crappy weather week in April. We wanted to see a few things in the park and walked through The Shakespeare Garden on our way to get to them. The statues were nice and there were inscriptions...More

Thank Go2theZoo
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

I and my wife visited this garden, we had enjoyed gardens cultural, educational, and romantic sites. There are many natural inclines and stone steps.

Thank Clary_peter
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

The Shakespeare Garden in Central Park, covers around 4 acres and contains plants that were specifically mentioned in the plays of William Shakespeare. It was so named in 1916 but fell into disrepair during the mid 20th century due to lack of funding. It's plight...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

This lovely garden is a delight. Follow the meandering pathways and enjoy the blooms. Look for the plaques.

Thank travellerfromatown
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

My wife and I passed through this area of Central Park while walking in the park a few days ago. We were on our way elsewhere, so we did not stay for long.

Thank LWL3333
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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We came across the Shakespeare Garden by chance when walking through Central Park and found it to be a very pleasant surprise.

Thank TravelReviewer1983
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

It’s a beautiful English garden in the Central Park, but I think I have seen better ones. Don’t have much to say about it.

Thank sarah87jsmith
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Reviewed 7 July 2017

If you love Shakespeare, this is the place to be. Each section of the garden has flowers/plants/trees that are named after characters in Shakespeare plays and some of them have plaques where you can read a quote from one of the shows. It is located...More

Thank lr62194
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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

In Central Park this well kept garden area is a joy to walk through on the way to the castle. Plenty of benches to sit down and take a breath. You will find this marked on most maps and guides that show Central Park and...More

Thank rayrest
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Response from rayrest | Reviewed this property |
Shakespear gardens are located off 79th street on the natural history side of Central Park and it is signposted, so it's easy to find. It's a joy to walk into this plantation of seasonal plants and to enjoy the year round... More
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