Columbus Park
Columbus Park
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8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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The area
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Neighbourhood: Chinatown
Bursting with an amazing array of sights, sounds, and smells on every block, a visit to Chinatown feels like entering a different world. It’s a colorful spectacle that gets even more crowded on weekends, when families stream in to enjoy huge dim sum feasts and to stock up at the markets on Mott Street. To take a break from the buzz, grab something sweet from one of the many bakeries in the area and head to Columbus Park, where many Chinatown residents exercise, play games, and chat the day away.
How to get there
  • Canal St • 4 min walk
  • Canal St • 5 min walk
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4.0 of 5 bubbles97 reviews
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Josh D
New York City, NY846 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Solo
My mom always tells me to shave and cut my nails and she always complains about me missing spots when I do shave!! She wants me to look good and fancy and I think if I get a lot of gains I’d get more attention from them ladies!! I am going on this rant because it has to do with cleaning up and I know this park was once a slum filled with Daniel Day Lewis and Leonardo DiCaprio and Marty Scorsese!! I am a fan of urban renewal and greenery and so this is the OG place for it!! There are a lot of Chinese dudes playing chess and a Chinese statue!!
Written 24 May 2024
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tinaNtravel
San Jose, CA1,977 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
This is not really a park you’d go out of your way to visit. Instead, it is mostly a space for people who live in that area. It has a basketball court and playground and not a lot of greenery. What makes it somewhat interesting is that it is in the area of the infamous Five Points that was a dangerous and very impoverished area in the past.
Written 22 April 2024
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Diego G
New York City, NY9 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
The place is nice but there are a lot of kids around there. Obviously, there is a park but if you want to chill over there it’s up to you.
On the other hand, there are a lot of benches to relax and tables to eat or play some card games or chess. It’s the typical movie place.

Also it is the middle point from china town and little Italy so, If you want to relax and eat something. This is the park.
Written 30 March 2024
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TAMAN1951
Liberty Lake, WA8,240 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Family
I found it to be a bit crowded.

A few street musicians provided pleasant entertainment.

Reasonably clean facility.

Decent grounds.

Not much to see.
Written 30 September 2023
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Hsin-Yi W
Forest Hills, NY930 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2020 • Couples
The Columbus Park is located in Chinatown with plenty of trees, benches and open space. However, It was kind of crowded and the maintenance wasn’t too good.

There was lots of trash and the smell was terrible. We tried to have our take out there since dining in was not allowed during COVID-19, but the environment was too gross to eat. We ended up having our lunch in the car.

It would be good to take a short walk but we won’t recommend to stay long there.
Written 25 June 2020
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sdf66
St. Augustine, FL760 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019 • Solo
I got up early for breakfast at a little restaurant across the street and walked over to watch locals practice tai chi in the park. I’m always interested in how folks in the city spend their time. Nice benches to sit and rest. Plenty of trees to provide shade if the day is hot.
Written 6 October 2019
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mcsc-squared
New York City, NY891 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019 • Family
Columbus park is a nice place to come and relax in the Little Italy / Chinatown area, located a half block off of Canal Street. We visited in the evening and it was great to sit for 30 minutes- people playing board games, some playing music on traditional Chinese musical instruments, a statue of Sun Yat-Sen (founder of of modern China in the center of the park), some older people practicing Tai Chi, basketball courts and a building edifice/ pavilion where some Chinese ladies were practicing a group dance with an instructor.
Written 3 October 2019
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Thomas V
Oakland, CA16,230 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019
This park is set in one of the most densely populated places on Earth, so very necessary for the local folks. Come and enjoy all the activity.
Written 23 September 2019
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Mellie2013
Port Moody, Canada2,936 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2019 • Couples
Columbus Park is the hub of a very vibrant community that's named Chinatown. During our evening stroll, we located the park. Full of people, young and old enjoying the warm spring weather.

We loved the blossoming Cherry Trees, the musical accompaniment and the joy observed at this park. It's truly the cultural hub of the neighbourhood. People chatting, playing games and outside. Surrounded by great Chinese restaurants, stores and bakeries. It's fun to nose around.

Worth a moment to enjoy nature.
Written 18 May 2019
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skyisblu
Montreal, Canada2,516 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2018 • Couples
There is much to be learned of the dark pasts of the surrounding buildings and streets, brothels and opium dens, but this park is the center of life of this transformed neighborhood, fit for families to raise their children. In the heart of the park, we see this in the games of Mahjong between old men, and the daycare playgrounds full of children and laughter. There are basketball courts and tennis nets, pathways and walkways leading from end to end, trees and gardens full of flowers. We took up space on one of the benches and enjoyed a snack from one of the nearby shops, fending off hungry pigeons. If you are walking through Chinatown and are looking for a good place for a break, this is a great spot to come and people-watch, or get out of the sun.
Written 3 March 2019
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