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Bethesda Fountain

Central Park, New York City, NY
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    A must stop at Central Park. So many movies include this fountain as a background. I love all the details surrounding this place.

    Besides close this fountain you can do paddling in a summer day.

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  • Bethesda FountainPro 2014
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    In the heart of central park, the fountain is a popular spot in the summer. Full of life incited by the water and the playful tourists. This is a beautiful gathering spot for all. With the canoe-ers as its backdrop and the boathouse, it has the flare of a European fountain.

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    I really enjoy this area of Central Park. I love the architectural details and stonework surrounding the fountain. It's a good place to wander over to, if you're in that area of Central Park, but I'm not sure I'd go out of my way to see it.

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    A place to congregate in Central Park. Relax and enjoy the scenery, or people. Many films and shows have been filmed around the fountain area.

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    This beautiful fountain in Central Park overlooks a pond and is enjoyable at all seasons. Many will remember an iconic song and dance scene "That's How You Know" from Disney's "Enchanted" taking place here-- and there's always local music happening nearby to recreate that movie memory in some form!

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  • Bethesda FountainPro 2014
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    This is one of my favorite spots in Central Park. Tons of movies have been shot here, and it's easy to see why. The Bethesda Fountain is a lovely calm oasis from the hectic noise and constant stimulation of New York City.

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    nice drink on the fountain side always something to see or to meet. already two times we ran into a fashion photo shoot here.

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  • Bethesda FountainPro 2014
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    I first learned about the Bethesda Fountain from the film Angels in New York. Little did I realized that I would one day live about three blocks from this icon. The fountain memorializes naval dead from the Civil War. It is located right on the water in Central Park not far from the Bow Bridge. In the summer time you can get crepes or hot dogs from nearby carts.

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    The Bethesda Fountain is a beautiful spot to sit and visit friends/family (and enjoy the beauty of the park).

    Recommended for:Family Travelers
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    Just beautiful. The statue is totally worth a trip in to gorgeous Central Park. Love the Mall on general.

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    I love it Bethesda Fountain and the area around it. It's a great place to hang out to watch people.

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    Amazing place! I'm afraid that my only day there was raining a lot, not something that one would dream about when you visit a park, but it gave me a different view that not anybody get.

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    I remember this fountain from the second home alone movies. The first time I saw it I was in owe.

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  • Bethesda Fountain

    One of the most beautiful and scenic spots in Central Park. The fountain and the pond with the Boat House in the background make for an unforgettable and beautiful trip to Central Park.

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  • Bethesda Fountain

    Went to Central Park just to look for this fountain but it was winter (December) and the fountain was turned off. So disappointed :( Will definitely go again in spring time.

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    A beautiful spot in the park. There is usually someone playing the violin or the cello in the distance and you can just sit by the water and relax and read and just let the worries off the day roll right off of your shoulders.

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    The most beautiful fountain in NYC and one of my favorite places to visit. It has been shown as b-roll for many classic films and it is easy to see why.

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    Beautiful fountain. You can catch all the carriage rides nearby. It's one of the best people watching spots I've ever been to and the street performers are great.

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    One of the most photographed fountains in the world!!!! Great Architectural detail in this sculpture....

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    Bethesda Fountain, Central Park NYC is great place 2 go :)))))))

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4.5 out of 5
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