Central Park Tour: Legendary Landmarks

  • Belvedere Castle

Built as a folly and completed in 1872, Belvedere Castle offers grand views of the landscape it dominates just west of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour of the area's best-loved highlights, including Belvedere Castle, Shakespeare Garden, the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, and the 3,500-year-old Obelisk, commonly known as Cleopatra's Needle.

The tour route involves moderate inclines and a few stairs. Tourstarts and ends at Belvedere Castle (mid-Park at 79th Street)

For weather cancellation and other ticket policies, please review the Central Park Conservancy policiescarefully. Groups of seven or more must schedule a custom tour three weeks in advance attours@centralparknyc.org. For more information, please review our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)