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Belvedere Castle - Things to Know Before Visiting

New York, NY 10024, USA

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About Belvedere Castle

Belvedere Castle is a folly in Central Park in Manhattan. It contains exhibit rooms and an observation deck, and since 1919, it has also housed the official Central Park weather station. Its name comes from belvedere, which means "beautiful view" in Italian.

Attractions Near Belvedere Castle

American Museum of Natural History
American Museum of Natural History0.46km from Belvedere Castle

This is the largest natural history museum in the world. The complex comprises 26 interconnected buildings housing 45 permanent exhibition halls, in addition to a planetarium and a library and the collections contain over 34 million specimens of plants, animals, fossils, minerals, rocks, meteorites, human remains, and human cultural artifacts and more.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Metropolitan Museum of Art0.49km from Belvedere Castle

This is the largest museum in the United State and it was the third most visited art museum in the world. Its permanent collection contains over two million works, divided among 17 curatorial departments.

Central Park
Central Park0.49km from Belvedere Castle

Central Park is an urban park in Manhattan, New York City. It is the fifth-largest park in City. The park contains lakes, a castle, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Central Park Zoo. This Park has about 35,000,000 visitors every year. It is the most visited city park in the United States.

The Jewish Museum
The Jewish Museum1.2km from Belvedere Castle

The Jewish Museum is an art museum and repository of cultural artifacts. This is the first Jewish museum in the United States, as well as the oldest existing Jewish museum in the world, it contains the largest collection of art and Jewish culture excluding Israeli museums, more than 30,000 objects.

Central Park Zoo
Central Park Zoo1.32km from Belvedere Castle

The Central Park Zoo is a 6.5-acre zoo located at the southeast corner of Central Park in New York City. It is part of an integrated system of four zoos and one aquarium managed by the Wildlife Conservation Society.

The Museum of Modern Art
The Museum of Modern Art2.13km from Belvedere Castle

This is an art museum located in midtown Manhattan. It plays a major role in developing and collecting modern art and is often identified as one of the largest and most influential museums of modern art in the world.

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This is the most populous city in the United states and the largest metropolitan area in the world by urban landmass and is also home to the headquarters of United Nations.