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Bethesda Fountain

Fountain
Central Park, New York
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  • jamie
    "Great for people watching and listening to street performers."(4 Tips)
    Jeff W.
    "beautiful fountain near a beautiful underpass"(3 Tips)
    S_J L.
    "sure to walk under the arches"(3 Tips)
    Zherawati
    "Beautiful spot for taking pics , people watching and just relaxing !"(12 Tips)
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  • Alden C.
    So many wedding photos. Nice meeting spot, photo spot.
    Alden Cates · 2 weeks ago
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  • M A.
    My favorite part of Central Park.
    M ALDossary · April 26
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  • Tom M.
    Beautiful section of Central Park
    Tom M. · April 20
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  • Dmtiry R.
    Beautiful fountain!
    Dmtiry Romantsov · March 7
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  • Brett F.
    People watching or just relaxing.
    Brett Fromme · January 30
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  • Melissa M.
    Pretty scene for pictures!
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  • David C.
    Always activities going on here.
    David Chang · December 31, 2015
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  • Carl G.
    Sit on the edge of the fountain. It's the perfect place for people watching.
    Carl Griffin · December 25, 2015
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  • Vito T.
    One of my five NY preferite places. Stunning by any side, not only the fountain but all the terrace. Underpass is great, too, and often there're artists exploiting its peculiar acoustics.
    Vito Tartaglia · October 14, 2015
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  • Mateus M.
    Wonderful!
    Mateus Moraes · September 8, 2015
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  • Joel S.
    Just beautiful!
    Joel Savitzky · September 6, 2015
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  • KristiaMarie P.
    Walk to the edge by the water, on the other side of the walls there are steps into the water that you can sit on and watch the boaters on the lake.
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  • Mike H.
    Breathtaking views and great people watching
    Mike Hopkins · July 19, 2015
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  • Edwulf
    sing all your favorite songs from enchanted movie here, take pics or see a proposal, face back the fountain, throw a penny over your shoulder, clap 3 times & say New York! You'll return here someday!
    Edwulf · June 22, 2015
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  • Rodrigo A.
    The view is great
    Rodrigo Artavia · May 27, 2015
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  • Amber E.
    the most beautiful place in the world
    Amber E · May 4, 2015
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  • Angel F.
    Awesome place for picture taking
    Angel Fleming · April 29, 2015
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  • Jay B.
    Great for people watching
    Jay Burdman · April 5, 2015
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  • Carlos G.
    Beautiful place 👍
    Carlos Gonzalez · March 9, 2015
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  • Zherawati
    Beautiful spot for taking pics , people watching and just relaxing !
    Zherawati · December 8, 2014
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  • Pete W.
    NYC Landmark - Stunning Masterpiece
    Pete Webb · November 16, 2014
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  • Justin O.
    Great place to people watch. Occasionally there are live performers.
    Justin Ordoveza · November 5, 2014
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  • S_J L.
    a beautiful fountain. great photo spot too ;) make sure to walk under the arches n look up! check out the beautiful ceiling♥
    S_J L · October 26, 2014
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  • Ricardo B.
    Best spot in Central, seek street performers
    Ricardo Batista · September 10, 2014
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  • Nova C.
    :https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/anya-tribal-baroque If you've ever come to Bethesda Fountain and seen Thoth Prayform, here's a chance to be part of a unique film! Please share
    Nova Calise · August 25, 2014
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  • Johnny A.
    My center of the universe. Great place to people watch. Or just chill back.
    Johnny Appleseed · August 21, 2014
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  • Roger S.
    Watch the row boats.
    Roger Schonfeld · August 17, 2014
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  • Sam O.
    Great spot for photo ops & row boats
    Sam Odle · August 16, 2014
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  • Clmedi
    Discover the Central Park
    Clmedi · April 18, 2014
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  • Kent B.
    Watch the ice sculpting
    Kent Breckenridge · January 18, 2014
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  • Sean R.
    Have some fun here!
    Sean Ransom Smith · October 6, 2013
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  • Maria Yvonne T.
    Nice place to just sit and enjoy the scenery. Some soak in the sun, I just prefer the shade.
    Maria Yvonne Tan · September 30, 2013
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  • Matthew P.
    Beautiful spot. Ask anyone and they will take your photo.
    Matthew Peters · September 20, 2013
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  • Jackie V.
    It's so beautiful here
    Jackie V · July 11, 2013
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  • Lesley K.
    June-Watch baby snapping turtles (& mamas) swimming about searching for food. & Around noon, sunning on the rock outcropping along the northern end of the pond. But don't touch, they bite pretty hard.
    Lesley K · June 26, 2013
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  • Gabbi C.
    Don't let mike in the fountain
    Gabbi Clark · May 29, 2013
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  • seth l.
    try the people watching. they're taking loads of pictures!
    seth lachs · April 24, 2013
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  • Crystal W.
    Truly a beautiful sight! One of the best scenic places to go.
    Crystal Willis · April 7, 2013
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  • Kimberly C.
    Don't blink!
    Kimberly Cottle · April 6, 2013
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  • Beatrice R.
    Smells like horse pee up top :-)
    Beatrice Rosa-Swerbilov · March 4, 2013
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  • Josh W.
    Great place to hang out and relax in the park. Sit down with a good friend, catch up, and take a ton of pictures!
    Josh W · January 14, 2013
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  • Akshay C.
    Visit before 4:30 pm in winter.
    Akshay Chavan · November 17, 2012
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  • Shabeeb
    Another obvious landmark - but the terrace and fountain worth checking out
    Shabeeb · October 24, 2012
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  • Lindsay K.
    DON'T BLINK.
    Lindsay Kolbenschlag · July 3, 2012
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  • HISTORY
    Designed by Emma Stebbins and dedicated in 1873, this fountain was the only sculpture commissioned as part of Central Park’s original design. Its official name is “Angel of the Waters.”
    HISTORY · July 3, 2012
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  • Rafa M.
    Yes the fountain is nice and the ceiling is amazing, but let's not forget the FRESCOES!
    Rafa M · May 29, 2012
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  • G W.
    Tons of films filmed here, my favourite being Angels in America. This is a great place to sit and relax in the middle of your park exploration!
    G Wong · March 22, 2012
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  • jamie
    Great for people watching and listening to street performers.
    jamie · March 12, 2012
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  • Zane
    Best part of park, takes you away from the craziness of the city.
    Zane · February 22, 2012
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  • Jan S.
    Frederick Law Olmsted commissioned a memorial to the union naval dead in 1865. The angel of the waters, from the gospel of Saint John, rises from the top -- a symbol of the healing power of nature.
    Jan Sichermann · January 15, 2012
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  • Kevin C.
    Fountain's all dried up now, usually much prettier when filled, I suggest during summer
    Kevin Chang · December 22, 2011
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  • Thomas V.
    Propose your girlfriend
    Thomas Van Roy · December 18, 2011
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  • Lafayette 148 New York
    Bridal parties getting their photos taken, outdoor fitness bootcamps and street performers all gather in one place – it’s one of our favorite places to people watch.
    Lafayette 148 New York · November 29, 2011
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  • Dayron A.
    It's beautiful
    Dayron Arias™ · November 21, 2011
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  • Jennifer W.
    Early morning is my favorite time here ~ not as crowded as afternoon. Don't forget to stop by the boathouse for a coffee!
    Jennifer Walsh · October 16, 2011
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  • Zachary S.
    Come here on Saturday to here the whole Cosby gang sing in glorious harmony.
    Zachary Schmahl · October 15, 2011
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  • Jeff W.
    A beautiful fountain near a beautiful underpass, a lake with rowboats & street performers! A great central meeting place as it's close to everything else in Central Park.
    Jeff Woo · September 23, 2011
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  • David E.
    Top 5 BEST spots in NYC
    David E. · August 18, 2011
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  • Will J.
    this is such a historic landmark and this is where the musician 'Thoth' was discovered and his story went on to win an Academy Award.
    Will Johnson · August 6, 2011
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  • Jenny S.
    Great place for photo ops and people watching :)
    Jenny S. · July 31, 2011
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  • Sylvia A.
    Enjoy the beauty of the Angel fountain
    Sylvia Anna · July 21, 2011
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  • MetroFocus
    Celebrate the longest day of the year - every June 21st with free music concerts in parks & streets throughout the five boroughs. Visit makemusicny.org for a complete list of events. Read more
    MetroFocus · June 20, 2011
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  • Karin R.
    My fav place in the whole park<3
    Karin Rendelman · June 12, 2011
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  • Lenny G.
    Well worth the walk into the park.
    Lenny Gallo · April 24, 2011
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  • David D.
    choose the golden hours of light to shot, 7pm- or 7am
    David DePhillips · April 16, 2011
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  • Kristy L.
    Be sure to walk under the arches and look up at the beautiful ceiling
    Kristy Ladner · April 7, 2011
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  • Diego R.
    get on the bridge beside it and take a look from there: you’ll see the fountain, the lake, the trees, the city in the background and the boathouse. Read more
    Diego Rufo · March 31, 2011
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  • Saswata B.
    I love the photos
    Saswata Bandy · February 22, 2011
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  •  ℋumorous
    As featured in countless films, the Bethesda Fountain is a must see while visiting the park. However, when you feel like you need to pee, don't go in the fountain....
     ℋumorous · January 11, 2011
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  • reza setiawan
    A nice spot for photo opp! The magical spot of Central Park!
    reza setiawan · November 2, 2010
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  • Will
    Watch the Afrobats!
    Will · October 30, 2010
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  • Windows Live Photo Gallery
    Put your back to the fountain and shoot through the arches. This is a beautiful shot day or night.
    Windows Live Photo Gallery · October 29, 2010
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  • Kimberly L.
    If you like people watching this is the place to go!
    Kimberly Lucia · October 17, 2010
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  • Ruben M.
    it is a marvelous place, especially the ceiling tile
    Ruben Marquez · October 7, 2010
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  • Netba S.
    The Angel Of The Waters .. February!
    Netba Sirisantana · August 17, 2010
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  • David S.
    Nice place to take a picture. Beautiful!!!
    David Sequeira · June 24, 2010
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  • David C.
    Avoid at all costs.
    David Chaid · June 6, 2010
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  • Furkan A.
    visit the Bethesda Fountain in Central Park, if you are first time here
    Furkan Akbayrak · March 15, 2010
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  • Dana B.
    If you are a fitness junkie, run the stairs!
    Dana B · March 10, 2010
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  • Carol M.
    Go to the underpass and check out the tile on the ceiling. It's beautiful.
    Carol Martzinek · November 29, 2009
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  • Felipe C.
    Sitio precioso y emblemático de Central Park. Esta fuente ha servido de locación para varias películas, entre ellas, obviamente algunas de Woody Allen.
    Felipe Cucalón · December 10, 2015
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  • Luis S.
    Um dos cartões postais do Central Park!
    Luis Shimabukuro · September 29, 2015
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  • Vicente M.
    Muy bonita fuente y escultura en Central Park. Mucho ambiente en los alrededores.
    Vicente Martinez · August 26, 2015
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  • Volponi L.
    Num dia de sol, que lugar agradável. Aproveite!
    Volponi Leal, Rodrigo · July 18, 2015
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  • Luciana C.
    Lugar belíssimo e ótimo local para fotos!
    Luciana C. · July 1, 2015
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  • Julia G.
    Красиво очень!
    Julia Grebniova · December 18, 2014
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  • Nino d.
    Um dos lugares mais lindos do Central Park. Impossível não lembrar de inúmeros filmes gravados aqui. Perfeito!
    Nino de Melo · November 17, 2014
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  • Agus C.
    hermoso lugar, solo que en invierno no hay nada y el lago esta congelado
    Agus Castello · October 5, 2013
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  • José Bonifácio F.
    Vale o passeio! Entupida de estrangeiros e de noivos que chegam para recriar passagens de filmes e seriados aqui gravados.
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