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Central Park Zoo

Sixty-Fourth at Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10021
4.5
36 reviews

Nice place to see, not a lot of attractions but worth a stop

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    0.05 mi

    Wollman Ice Skating Rink

    830 5th Ave
    0.05 mi from Central Park Zoo
    4.5
    10 reviews

    as non skater i just like to watch, also in summer, the movie Serendipity is forever connected with this place...dreams happen there

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  • 2
    0.15 mi

    Wollman Rink

    6th Avenue, Manhattan, NY, United States
    0.15 mi from Central Park Zoo
    4.5
    3 reviews

    Training for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics begins here. Don't let America down.

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  • 3
    0.27 mi

    Central Park

    14 East 60th Street, New York, NY 10022-1002
    0.27 mi from Central Park Zoo
    4.5
    413 reviews

    I've only been to Manhattan once and most of my time was spent in Central Park. My absolute favorite spot was the John Lennon Memorial. I got my picture taken there and immediately had goosebumps..

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  • 4
    0.55 mi

    MoMA—Museum of Modern Art

    11 West 53rd Street, New York, NY 10019-5401
    0.55 mi from Central Park Zoo
    4.5
    136 reviews

    nice place to stay.Always have many interesting stuff to explore.and there is a wonderful street food around the coner. the chicken-over fries.

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  • 5
    0.26 mi

    The Sheep's Meadow

    Central Park at 60th Street
    0.26 mi from Central Park Zoo
    4.5
    17 reviews

    In the middle of a busy day of walking I found the perfect place to doze off. Even if you just want to see the hair included in so many movies, it's definitely worth stopping here.

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  • 6
    0.92 mi

    American Museum of Natural History

    200 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024
    0.92 mi from Central Park Zoo
    4.5
    143 reviews

    One of the most interesting museums in New York City and the best place to take your kids aside from, perhaps, Liberty Science Center. My favorite two parts of the museum have always been the dinosaur exhibits and the hall of meteorites.

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  • 7
    0.67 mi

    St. Patrick's Cathedral

    5th Ave. between E. 50th and E. 51st Sts., Midtown East, New York, NY, 10022
    0.67 mi from Central Park Zoo
    4.5
    87 reviews

    Architecture is look like the cathedral of Milano Piazza Duomo Church

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  • 8
    0.58 mi

    Strawberry Fields

    Terrace Drive, New York, NY, United States
    0.58 mi from Central Park Zoo
    4.5
    24 reviews

    A lovely tribute to John Lennon, located on the west side of Central Park, near the Dakota. At any given time, it's adorned with flowers and messages for John.

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  • 9
    0.92 mi

    Metropolitan Museum of Art

    1000 Fifth Avenue, New York 10028
    0.92 mi from Central Park Zoo
    4.5
    187 reviews

    An absolutely beautiful building with one of the greatest Art collections in the world. Aside from all the amazing art through the ages(the ancient works are my favorites) I love the Armor section and the Egyptian Temple of Dendur.

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  • 10
    0.48 mi

    Dylan's Candy Bar

    1011 3rd Avenue, New York, NY
    0.48 mi from Central Park Zoo
    4.5
    28 reviews

    Bar none- the best candy store I have ever found. Not the best for chocolates, but everything else that you can imagine, you can find here!

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  • 11
    0.44 mi

    Central Park Dairy

    65th Street, New York, NY 10021
    0.44 mi from Central Park Zoo
    4
    1 review

    Central Park, with its winding, tree lined paths, occasional open fields, classical bridges, ponds and fountains, has the remarkable ability of making you forget that you are literally surrounded by one of the largest cities in the world. I don't know the story of the Central Park Dairy but I've been there before and I can tell you that it ...

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  • 12
    0.54 mi

    Saint Thomas Carhedral

    1 West 53rd Street, Manhattan, New York State
    0.54 mi from Central Park Zoo
    3.5
    3 reviews

    Open 365 days and free to visit. Designed by the famous architect Ralph Adams Cram (who did Princeton, West Point and many other well known Neolithic masterpieces). Episcopal church. Nice interior although much smaller than St Patrick neighbor, but good for a quick stop in on a cold and blustery day. Cram is celebrated with a feast bay by the. ...

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  • 13
    0.74 mi

    Rockefeller Center

    Rockefeller Plz and E 49th Street, New York, NY 10020
    0.74 mi from Central Park Zoo
    4
    206 reviews

    Wonderful - rich with history - can see it all -Top of the Rock , don't miss it .

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  • 14
    0.72 mi

    Rockefeller Center Ice Skating Rink The

    601 5th Avenue, New York, NY
    0.72 mi from Central Park Zoo
    4.5
    12 reviews

    Great place to ice skate and people watch. There's usually a lot of talent on this ice! I actually saw a proposal happen here! It's a constant surprise!!

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  • 15
    0.63 mi

    The Late Show with David Letterman

    Broadway, New York, NY
    0.63 mi from Central Park Zoo
    4.5
    5 reviews

    Attending one of the late show tapings takes a little luck and patience. Tickets are free so there are tons of people requesting them either online, through phone, or in person. It's a lottery basically so cross your fingers and hope for the best. If you are lucky enough to nab a ticket act excited and be outgoing when you ...

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  • 16
    0.54 mi

    Columbus Circle

    1849 Broadway, New York, NY 10023-7602
    0.54 mi from Central Park Zoo
    4
    51 reviews

    Where Broadway tangentially bumps into Central Park is Columbus Circle, a beautiful area full of life. From the horse carriages to the Shops at Columbus Circle, the area is full of life. The statue of Christopher Columbus serves as a landmark for the area, as well as a nice place to take some photos.

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  • 17
    0.73 mi

    Top of the Rock

    West 50th Street, New York, NY 10112
    0.73 mi from Central Park Zoo
    4.5
    131 reviews

    Really great views of Manhattan. I spent an afternoon up here waiting for the sun to slowly set. It's definitely a great first stop if you're new to the city. Seeing it all at once from such a high vantage point helps add perspective to the adventuring you're about to do!

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  • 18
    0.29 mi

    FAO Schwarz

    767 5th Avenue, New York, NY
    0.29 mi from Central Park Zoo
    4
    86 reviews

    Oh, how I miss the FAO Schwarz that used to be in downtown San Francisco. Some of my greatest childhood memories were there. I feel sorry for any child who doesn't have the opportunity to stand wide-eyed in a huge toy shop. It's like Willy Wonka's factory or Zonko's Joke Shop except, you know, non-fictional. The FAO Schwarz in New ...

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  • 19
    0.42 mi

    Bethesda Fountain

    Central Park, New York City, NY
    0.42 mi from Central Park Zoo
    4.5
    26 reviews

    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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  • 20
    0.91 mi

    Tickets - TKTS Theater Development Fund Broadway Ticket Booth

    W 46th St (at the Marriott Marquis), New York, NY
    0.91 mi from Central Park Zoo
    4
    34 reviews

    LOVE UM! Day of discount tickets to world class performances. So great! They have a line up in Time Square. I've been going in to wait in the tkts line since I was a kid going with my parents. The line can be long and you may not get to see you first choice but there are always tickets available. ...

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