Bethesda Fountain Tours

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Located in Central Park on the lower level of Bethesda Terrace, Bethesda Fountain, or “Angel of the Waters,” features a neoclassical eight-foot-bronze angel holding a lily on top of a tiered fountain. Bethesda Fountain is considered not only one of the most beautiful fountains in New York, but also in the world. It is one of the city’s largest fountains, at twenty-six feet high by ninety-six feet wide. The angel, designed by Emma Stebbins, was the only sculpture commissioned as park of Central Park’s original design. During the initial stages of Central Park’s planning, the idea was to create a welcoming “open-air hall of reception” where visitors could enjoy views from a terrace overlooking the lake. They also wanted something that blended in with the surrounding nature, which was to be the focus of the park. Bethesda Fountain was a fitting choice then, and still is today. Additionally, when the Croton Aqueduct was opened in 1842 to bring fresh water to New York City, Bethesda Fountain was used to commemorate this purification, which is why the angel carries in her outstretched hand a lily, the symbol of purity. She also stands about four small cherubim, which symbolize peace, health, purity and temperance.

You can view Bethesda Fountain from 6am to 1am. To get to Bethesda Fountain by subway on the West Side take the A, B, C, D lines to 72nd Street. If traveling on the East Side, take the 4, 5, 6 lines to 68th Street.
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Central Park Pedicab Tours

Get to know Central Park, the most visited urban park in the United States, on a private, 1 or 2-hour pedicab tour tour. Take a leisurely ride around this iconic New York City landmark, exploring its many bridges, fountains and statues while learning about its history and design from the experienced driver/guide. See the spots featured in more than 300 different films since 1908 and discover interesting details and anecdotes about the park.
  • Duration: 1 hour
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Pedicab Guided Tour of Central Park

Explore Central Park by pedicab during a 1- or 2-hour tour with a guide who shares informative commentary about New York City's expansive green jewel. You'll pass landmarks such as Strawberry Fields, Bethesda Fountain and Belvedere Castle, and receive a personalized photo book to take home.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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New York Holiday Lights and Movie Sites Tour

Enjoy the spectacular Christmas lights and holiday movie sites in New York City on this guided bus tour. See some of the best of the Big Apple’s brilliant holiday lights and decorations in all their holiday splendor while visiting one iconic landmark after another, as well as some of the city’s hidden gems. See the exact locations where many holiday movies were filmed, and match them to their on-screen movie clips along the way. This tour is a fun and festive way for the entire family to celebrate the season.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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Central Park Pedicab Tours

Explore scenic Central Park in the back of a pedicab with this popular tour option that showcases the best of this top destination. Ride along with your licensed pedicab driver and see the park's major landmarks and attractions. You'll see the spots where Home Alone 2 and Serendipity were filmed, learn about the celebrity homes that line the park, and get an up close look at the Dakota Building where John Lennon used to live. Your guide will stop along the way, so be sure to bring your camera!
  • Duration: 45 to 180 mins
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  • Duration: 45 to 180 mins
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Private Full Day Iconic Tour of New York

With so many sights to see in New York City, make sure you get to see the ones that matter most to you. This private 8-hour tour of the city is tailored to your wants and needs. Your customized itinerary takes you to the places you request, and your private guide's commentary is based on your interests. See famous places such as Grand Central Station, Central Park, the Empire State Building, Fifth Avenue, the National September 11 Memorial and Museum, Wall Street, and the Brooklyn Bridge.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Central Park TV and Movie Sites Walking Tour

Central Park has been featured in over 300 movies since 1908 — from ‘Romeo and Juliet’ to ‘The Avengers’ and many more. Visit more than 30 film locations inside the park on this 2-hour walking tour for movie aficionados. There’s the Boathouse Café from ‘Sex and the City’ and ‘When Harry Met Sally,’ the Mall in ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ and ‘Kramer vs. Kramer’ and the bridge from ‘Home Alone 2.’ Take a leisurely stroll around this iconic New York City landmark, exploring its many film locations along the way.
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Private Central Park Walking Tour with a Personal Photographer

Discover Central Park and Times Square with your own private photographer on a 2-hour walking tour in New York City. Your photographer-guide conducts a professional photo shoot of your party as you visit Times Square, Central Park highlights like Strawberry Fields and Bethesda Fountain, and the Plaza Hotel. Includes tour, tips on navigating the Big Apple, and a zip drive with your photos delivered by email within 48 hours.
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Small-Group Central Park Bike Tour

Pedal the shady paths and boulevards of Central Park on a guided, 2-hour bike tour with a small group of cyclists. Enjoy a leisurely pace as you trace the 6-mile (9.6-km) route to landmarks and hidden gems, from the Bethesda Fountain to the memorial at Strawberry Fields. See the Dakota apartment building where John Lennon lived, then loop around Cleopatra’s Needle and visit Jackie Kennedy Onassis Reservoir. Take in the natural side of life in New York City with an experience that’s suitable for all fitness levels and experience.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Guided Bike Tour of Central Park

Pedal to Central Park’s most iconic destinations on a 2-hour bike tour with an experienced guide. Set a leisurely pace as you cruise alongside your guide to spot the angel atop the Bethesda Fountain, the hieroglyphs of Cleopatra’s Needle, and the moving Lennon Memorial at Strawberry Fields. Learn the history of the park while exploring, spot the filming locations of beloved movies and TV shows, and discover the tranquil park at the heart of New York City.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Sunset Tour of Central Park

Enjoy a leisurely stroll through Central Park at sunset during this 2.5-hour walking tour. Visit over 20 famous landmarks in the park including Bethesda Fountain, the Central Park Zoo, Bow Bridge, and Strawberry Fields. Learn about the history of New York City and Central Park from your informative guide and have fun with a number of trivia questions and factoids.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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Central Park Photography Tour

Explore New York City's most famous park through the camera lens on this memorable photography tour led by a professional photographer. Learn how best to capture some of Central Park's most iconic landmarks, like Bow Bridge and Bethesda's Fountain, as you snap pics with your own camera. This popular tour is ideal for first-time visitors, photography enthusiasts and outdoor lovers.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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Private Central Park Pedicab Tour

See Central Park in fun, New York City style with a private pedicab tour that accommodates up to two adults and one child. Choose a 1- or 2-hour tour, then explore the sites that interest you most as your guide pedals you down tree-lined paths towards manicured gardens, historic fountains and a turret-topped castle. Stretch your legs at Bethesda Terrace, take in the scenery from Cherry Hill and visit the Lennon memorial in Strawberry Fields. Longer tours continue to Belvedere Castle for sweeping views of the city.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Electric Bike Tour of Central Park & Waterfront Greenway

New York City—especially the Central Park area—has a lot of ground to cover. This Central Park electric bike tour allows you to see more than you would on a walking tour and in less time. Plus, it takes you to top highlights throughout the park, and lets you cruise along the bike-friendly Hudson River Park Greenway for fantastic river views. Bike rental, helmet, and bottled water all included for convenience.
  • Duration: 3.5 to 4 hrs
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  • Duration: 3.5 to 4 hrs
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Central Park Walking Tour and Photoshoot

Stroll through Central Park’s most picturesque highlights on a 2-hour walking tour with a professional photographer. Remember your New York City adventure with unforgettable images of you with family or friends as you circle the turrets at Belvedere Castle, walk through blooming paths in the Conservatory Garden, or feed the swans by the iconic Loeb Boathouse. Continue through the park to the Central Park Carousel and the Strawberry Fields Lennon memorial, then finish your tour on elegant 5th avenue, in a neighborhood filled with beloved NYC destinations. 
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Gossip Girl Tour

Bring one of your favorite shows into real life during this guided, ‘Gossip Girl’ tour to top New York City sights featured on the show. Follow in the path of the show’s characters snapping selfies as you visit key landmarks that played a role in the ‘Gossip Girl’ story. Explore Bethesda Terrace and Fountain where Blair and Chuck were married, see Nate’s townhouse, and more. 
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Private Walking Tour of Central Park

With over 800 acres to explore, it can be hard to know where to start on your walk through Central Park. Get a different perspective of New York City when you tour Central Park with a private guide. Your guide makes sure you learn the surprising facts about the park’s history while taking you to the 15 best spots within this unparalleled park.
  • Duration: 1 hour
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Private Walking Tour of Central Park

Experience New York City’s Central Park on a private half-day walking tour. Explore the park’s major landmarks—including the zoo and Bethesda Fountain, Belvedere Castle and Strawberry Fields—with an informative guide. Learn the history of this urban oasis and visit famous places like the building from ‘Ghostbusters’ and John Lennon’s apartment house. Enjoy a leisurely stroll through Manhattan’s expansive green space while people-watching in its most beloved park.   
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Private Central Park Pedicab Tour

Get to know Central Park, the most-visited urban park in the United States, on this private pedicab tour. Choose from one of six different tours, from 25 minutes to 2.5 hours long. Then take a leisurely ride around this iconic New York City landmark, exploring its many bridges, fountains, and statues while learning about its history and design from the experienced driver/guide. See the spots featured in more than 300 different films since 1908, and discover interesting details and anecdotes about the park.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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Central Park Fall Foliage Private Tour

Visit Central Park during the fall to see the colorful autumn leaves in one of the world's most famous urban parks. Your private 3-hour walking tour includes famous sights like Columbus Circle, the 'Ghostbusters' building, The Dakota building (where John Lennon lived), Strawberry Fields, Bethesda Fountain and The Mall in Central Park.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Central Park Core Tour: A Sight Running Experience

Take a casual run through Central Park and engage your core during this 1-hour excursion. Jog past landmarks such as the Bow Bridge, Belvedere Castle, Bethesda Fountain, and more. Stop for core-focused exercises along the way and listen to the history of Central Park and New York City from your informative guide. This is a fun sightseeing and workout adventure accessible for everyone who wants to sweat and learn.
  • Duration: 1 hour
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Central Park and Upper West Side Walking Tour in Portuguese

Visit Central Park. Walk along the lakes. See the Bethesda Fountain as seen in many movies. Remember Jonh Lennon at Strawberry Fields and in front of Dakota House. Walk along the streets of the Upper East Side.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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