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  • New York's Central Park is a network of meadows, gardens and lakes

  • which spans more than 50 city blocks.

  • Central Park was America's first great urban park,

  • created as a place where people from all walks of life could mingle and meditate.

  • 150 years on, and surrounded by wall-to-wall skyscrapers of Manhattan,

  • Central Park now attracts over 30 million visitors a year.

  • From wild, rambling paths to manicured avenues and lawns,

  • Central Park is a place of many moods. It offers generous open spaces,

  • like the Great Lawn, and smaller treasures too,

  • like the many sculptures and bridges which dot the park.

  • Follow The Mall to the park's elegant centerpiece,

  • the Bethesda Fountain and Terrace, a location made famous by countless movies.

  • Nearby at the Loeb Boathouse, hire a boat and take a romantic row around the lake,

  • or rent a remote control sailboat and cruise the Conservatory Waters

  • with New York's model boat enthusiasts.

  • Rising over the woodlands, Belvedere Castle offers great views of the park.

  • While right next door is the Shakespeare Garden,

  • where many of the plants and flowers from the playwright's works spring to life.

  • Join Beatles fans in the Strawberry Fields Memorial Garden

  • which celebrates the life of one of New York's most famous residents, John Lennon.

  • Before you leave, say a little thank you to New York's city fathers

  • for their enduring vision - a vision which has made this dynamic metropolis so livable.

  • Central Park, a place where New Yorkers and visitors alike can breathe, and simply be.

New York's Central Park is a network of meadows, gardens and lakes

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