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NYC Central Park Television And Movie Walking Tour

The Central Park TV & Movie Sites Walking Tour is a fun and leisurely journey that takes in all the natural and man-made beauty of Manhattan's leafy centrepiece and adds a twist from the world of film and television. Led by local actors and actresses you will explore over 30 shooting locations that featured in such TV shows and movies as Taxi Driver, Glee!, Home Alone 2, Independence Day, Vanilla Sky and Kramer vs. Kramer.

Central Park Movie Walking Tour
Central Park Lake
Strawberry Fields, Central Park
Bethesda Fountain, Central Park

Movie & TV Tours Available Weekly.

Explore NYC's Central Park through the lens of film and television.

Pricing conditions

Child tickets aged 6-9 years. Children 5 years and under go free.

Commentary

Live English-speaking tour guide.

Season

March 11, 2017 - January 3, 2018.

Tour Duration

Approx. 2 hours,

Tour Departure Point

NR subway station on 59th Street between 5th Avenue & 6th Avenue.

Click here for a map of the departure location.

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Highlights

  • Central Park Walking Tour
  • Over 30 Movie & TV Locations
  • Photos At The Skating Rink
  • The Bandshell
  • Boathouse Cafe
  • Bethesda Terrace
  • Central Park Lake
  • Bow Bridge

Important Information

Please print off the voucher which will be emailed to you immediately after purchase and take it to the departure location on the stated date. This voucher will serve as your pass to join the tour. Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the exact tour departure time, which in the case of this tour is 12:00.

Central Park TV & Movie Tour | Dates Of Operation (2017):

  • March 11, 2017 - January 3, 2018 (Daily at 12:00).

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OLT - Central Park TV & Movie Tour | What You'll See:

The tour begins in front of the NR subway station on 59th Street between 5th Avenue & 6th Avenue. Here you will meet your tour guide who will proceed to walk you and your group around 40 locations in total. The locations are vast and varied, including Bow Bridge, Wollman Rink, Gapstow Bridge, The Dairy, Sheep’s Meadow and Cherry Hill; all the while taking in the skyline of Upper West Side.

Stroll through the Promenade, famous as a spot of socialization and relaxation, and also featured in the likes of Serendipity, Vanilla Sky, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, and Big Daddy. Skirt the banks of Central Park's 22-acre lake, chosen as the location for scenes in the Manchurian Candidate. You can come back to this location at the end of the tour and enjoy a bite to eat in the Boathouse Restaurant.

Stand in the bandshell before moving onto the Strawberry Fields, featured in the movie Little Manhattan and currently dedicated to John Lennon in 1985 after his assassination in 1980.

On the final leg of the tour, which ends at 66th St & Central Park West, visit the Tavern on the Green restaurant and Columbus Circle, where Taxi Driver, Keeping the Faith, Ghostbusters, Borat, Enchanted and Crocodile Dundee were shot.

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