I only visited the park to take pictures of and with the arch. I was able to snap some great pictures without many people in the background. The park itself looked pretty, but was extremely busy.
About Washington Square Park
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This is a nice park to stop and people watch in. Big variety of people and a nice break from the surrounding buildings.
An interesting and fun afternoon spent strolling around the park with the famous arch. It was a beautiful summer day, people standing around watching the street performers having fun. Yes, the performers are waiting for tips, and what some do seems like hard work to...More
We loved this park each and every day of our stay. Always entertainment. The chess area is fun. People watching at its best. Don't forget to take nuts for the squirrels if you go early in the morning
Great place to hunker down with plenty of eye candy. Lots of history here. Beware drugs often sold here. Be sure to follow on to Bleeker Street before or after.
Washington Square is a quintessential slice of Manhattan, spatially limited yet as colorful and diverse as one would expect from an iconic NYC landmark. On any fine summer afternoon, especially on a weekend, expect to find food, entertainment and relaxation in an environment that exudes...More