Columbus Circle

Plaza
4-6 Columbus Cir
New York, NY 10019
Monday
5:00am - 1:00am
Tuesday
5:00am - 1:00am
Wednesday
5:00am - 1:00am
Thursday
5:00am - 1:00am
Friday
5:00am - 1:00am
Saturday
5:00am - 1:00am
Sunday
5:00am - 1:00am

Tips

  • Did you know that Columbus Circle is the point from which all official distances from New York City are measured?
  • Did you know that you are currently in the center of NYC? Maps measure distances away from New York City from Columbus Circle.
  • In the movie Ghostbusters (1984), Columbus Circle is the site where the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man begins his trip towards 55 Central Park West.
  • So many things to do in one place! Take in world class shopping at the Time Warner Center, swing by Center Bar at night for a drink and a spectacular view, or head over to Central Park.
  • Watch out for the bike rental sales people. They're pretty intense.
  • The point where all distances to NY are measured. Was designed by "The Father of Traffic Safety" William Eno who never drove a car in his life. 70' Columbus statue added 1892. More info in our blog
  • Did you know that Columbus Circle is the point from which all official distances from New York City are measured?
  • A must for any tourist. With the entrance to Central Park, Lincoln Center, the Time Warner Center & plenty of restaurants you will never get bored. Make sure your camera is charged & ready.
  • This is a center point for lots to do. The Time Warner Center, Central Park, and the surrounding shops and avenues all offer great places for a photo opp. Celebrities often frequent the area too.
  • PHOTO: A police officer halts traffic for Little Bo Peep and Little Boy Blue, leading the Parade of Lambs through Columbus Circle in 1956, at the link!
  • It's a circle.
  • Great place to sit and people watch!
  • Bike rental? No. Bike rental? No. Bike rental? NO!
  • You talkin' to me? In 1976's "Taxi Driver" Robert Deniro gives himself a new haircut and sets out to Columbus Circle to assassinate a senator. Spotted by Secret Service, he quickly flees
  • If you get here early enough, you can get a spot near the front to watch the elites finish the NYC Marathon. It gets crowded as the day goes on.
  • Fantastic area for dog-walking
  • Columbus Circle stands in the middle of a roundabout surrounded by posh hotels, Time Warner Center and the southwest entrance to Central Park.Nice spot to get some much needed Vitamin D & people watch
  • Sorry but the massive number of skateboarders completely ruin the tranquility of the fountain here.
  • HomeGoods to open first Manhattan storeSigns on for 26,000-square-foot space at Columbus Square, the big new residential development on the Upper West Side.
  • Interesting area...

Nearby places

59th St to 110th St (5th Ave to Central Park West)
10 Columbus Cir (btwn W 58th & W 60th St)
10 Columbus Circle (at W 58th St)