Bethesda Fountain

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  • Designed by Emma Stebbins and dedicated in 1873, this fountain was the only sculpture commissioned as part of Central Parks original design. Its official name is Angel of the Waters.
  • Put your back to the fountain and shoot through the arches. This is a beautiful shot day or night.
  • Go to the underpass and check out the tile on the ceiling. It's beautiful.
  • visit the Bethesda Fountain in Central Park, if you are first time here
  • Nice place to take a picture. Beautiful!!!
  • Propose your girlfriend
  • Well worth the walk into the park.
  • it is a marvelous place, especially the ceiling tile
  • Come here on Saturday to here the whole Cosby gang sing in glorious harmony.
  • Enjoy the beauty of the Angel fountain
  • Nice place to just sit and enjoy the scenery. Some soak in the sun, I just prefer the shade.
  • Don't blink!
  • DON'T BLINK.
  • Great for people watching and listening to street performers.
  • Frederick Law Olmsted commissioned a memorial to the union naval dead in 1865. The angel of the waters, from the gospel of Saint John, rises from the top -- a symbol of the healing power of nature.
  • Bridal parties getting their photos taken, outdoor fitness bootcamps and street performers all gather in one place its one of our favorite places to people watch.
  • My favorite part of Central Park.
  • Great place to people watch. Occasionally there are live performers.
  • a beautiful fountain. great photo spot too ;) make sure to walk under the arches n look up! check out the beautiful ceiling
  • Best spot in Central, seek street performers