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Columbus Circle, New York

Columbus Circle - New York, New York
Columbus Circle
1849 Broadway, New York, NY 10023Map
+1 212 484 1200(Tourist Information)
Neighborhood: Central Park
Overview

Columbus Circle, named after Christopher Columbus, is one of Big Apple's most famous landmarks. Built in 1905 and renovated in 2005, this is a traffic circle between Broadway, Central Park and Eighth Avenue. The importance of the landmark lies in the fact that the monument at the center is used to measure distances within New York city. The beautiful fountains, the marble statue and wooden benches surrounding the monument have appeared in a number of Hollywood movies.

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  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks
  • Nearest Train: 59 Street - Columbus Circle
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