In the middle of Manhattan lies the city’s green heart: Central Park. This gigantic park offers picnic areas, playgrounds, ponds and sports fields. This is the place, in the middle of the busy city, where New Yorkers come to blow off steam. On Sunday, the roads in the park are closed and skaters, cyclists and joggers have the place to themselves.
Between 1821 and 1855, the number of inhabitants in New York quadrupled and there became a need for a large public park. It took another 16 years before Central Park was inaugurated 1871, but today this is one of the most pleasant areas in the city. Throughout all 4 seasons of the year, Central Park is a popular attraction for tourists and locals.