Central Park explored in all its glory
Exploring New York City's famous green space
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Created in 1876, Central Park is the most visited urban park in the United States, and one of the most visited in the world, drawing nearly 40 million people annually. A beautiful and diverse environment, the verdant park is a National Historic Landmark and an important habitat for an amazing variety of flora and fauna. It's also culturally significant: it's one of the most filmed locations in the world, and serves as a stage for performing arts and other large-scale events. But how much do you know about this extraordinary green space that's hemmed in by some of the most dramatic urban architecture on the planet?
Click through the following gallery and explore Central Park.
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