Washington Square Park

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  • Address: 5 Ave, Waverly Pl., W. 4 St. and Macdougal Street, Manhattan, New York City, United States
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Park, Leisure, Family And Kids
Tickets From $38.49

Washington Square Park is known to be a marsh to some. It is also referred to as a cemetery by many tourists. Also used as a parade ground many a times; this is mainly a gathering spot for avant-garde artists. You will more often than not also encounter people battling over chess boards here. Sometimes it acts as a playground for children, gods and sometimes both. Washington Square Park basically adapts to what you want it to be and has served the locality of Manhattan for the longest time. Named after George Washington, this park has a lovely arch and some spots which are 43 years old. With various facilities and monuments, this is one of the best places to spend a quite afternoon or a cheery evening in the city of New York.

Washington Square Park Travel Tips

  • There is a lot to explore in the vicinity. 

How to Reach Washington Square Park

  • A, B, C, D, E, F, or M to West Fourth Street.

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  • Washington Square Park Address: 5 Ave, Waverly Pl., W. 4 St. and Macdougal Street, Manhattan, New York City, United States
  • Washington Square Park Timing: 24-hrs
  • Time required to visit Washington Square Park: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 3.06% of people who visit New York City include Washington Square Park in their plan

  • 53.85% of people start their Washington Square Park visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Washington Square Park

Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday

68% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Washington Square Park

People normally club together Broadway Theater and Riverside Park while planning their visit to Washington Square Park.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Washington Square Park Reviews & Ratings

  • The park itself is pretty good. Nice green space and normally full of activities of some sort. The main reason for 5 stars is because this area is one of my favorites. NYU is here and that means affordable and tasty dining, eclectic activities and the area is not focused on tourists but the locals. If you want to see real NYC, then this is a good starting point. The archway and fountains are really nice, and the park is well maintained with lovely greenery. Great place to pass the time and close to lots of coffee shops.

  • Evening on the weekend and an impromptu dance party broke out. Everyone was happily strolling through the park from dinner or wherever they came from and joined a musician for a dance party. A melting pot of diverse groups, backgrounds, ages, affiliations, music tastes, all bonding over music in an open public space. Community in NYC, it was lovely to experience and it was free!

  • Beautiful place, awesome for family picnic or even a banned concert. It's wheelchair accessible and suitable for relaxation and also has a separate play ground for the kids. I really like this place with the Exception that I haven't noticed any security guard or law enforcement monitoring it . It's an open park so crackheads do hang out there at times .

  • Very live ambiance. Cultural. You never know what kind of person you'll be running into. I love the art always being displayed. I love the music always being played. I love how everyone goes to this park to just be themselves.

  • Washington Square Park is one of the famous parks in Manhattan. If you hang out in Greenwich Village, chances are you will spend some time there, on a Sunday afternoon or in the middle of the night on a Friday night. There is always some action in there and the locals love it. With its magnificent iconic arch, beautiful fountain and plenty of trees, it is always a pleasure to stroll.

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