Bethesda Terrace

Bethesda Terrace is known as the heart of Central Park, and offers breathtaking views of both the Lake and the Ramble.  It is on two levels, united by two grand staircases and a lesser one that passes under Terrace Drive and is connected to the famous Mall.  Bethesda Fountain is the central feature on the lower level of the Terrace, also known as “The Angel of Water”, and one of the most photographed fountains in the world. Nearby locations: Ramble, Bow Bridge, Gill, Cherry Hill, The Mall, Lake, and the Loeb Boathouse.

Bethesda Terrace is the heart of Central Park.

Bethesda Fountain is the central feature on the lower level of the terrace, also known as “The Angel of Water”.

The pool is centered by a fountain sculpture designed by Emma Stebbins in 1868 and unveiled in 1873 – a great
place for bird watching.


Bethesda Terrace overlooks the Lake and Ramble in New York City’s Central Park.

The view of the Bethesda Terrace from the Ramble woods.


It is on two levels, united by two grand staircases and a lesser one that passes under Terrace Drive

The other staircase passes under the Terrace Drive to provide passage the
Mall.
Location: 72nd Street Cross Drive between the East and West side.

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