Belvedere Castle

Welcome to Belvedere Castle, a historic landmark nestled in the heart of Central Park. Originally built in 1869 as a Victorian Folly, Belvedere Castle has since become an iconic attraction in New York City, drawing visitors from all over the world.

Located atop Vista Rock, one of the highest points in Central Park, Belvedere Castle offers stunning panoramic views of the surrounding park and cityscape. It also serves as a weather station for the National Weather Service, providing valuable data on temperature, precipitation, and more.

Inside the castle, visitors can explore exhibits on the history of Central Park, as well as interactive displays on the flora and fauna of the park. The castle's observation deck offers unparalleled views of the park and is a popular spot for photographers and nature enthusiasts alike.

Belvedere Castle is also a popular destination for weddings and other special events, with its picturesque location and stunning views providing the perfect backdrop for any occasion.

If you're planning a visit to Central Park, be sure to add Belvedere Castle to your itinerary. And if you're looking for a unique way to experience the park, consider our Central Park bike tour or pedicab tour, both of which include a stop at this iconic landmark. Don't miss your chance to explore one of New York's most beloved attractions!

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Central Park Bike Tour
Price from $89 usd

Looking for a unique and unforgettable way to experience Central Park? Look no further than our highly-rated Central Park bike tour! Ranked as one of the top 5 things to do in Central Park by TripAdvisor, our bike ...

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Central Park Pedicab Tour
Price from $89 usd

Explore Central Park in style with our Central Park pedicab tour! TripAdvisor has ranked our tour as one of the top 5 things to do in Central Park. Our tour covers the entire length of Central Park, offering an ama...

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