Castles, Palaces & Historic Buildings in New York City

It's hard to believe that in the midst of skyscrapers and giant apartment complexes lie castles of centuries past, but believe it or not - there are several of these architectural masterpieces that still stand today. In Central Park you'll find the beloved Belvedere Castle overlooking Turtle Pond and the Great Lawn, while even further Uptown tucked away are the Cloisters, home to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In Brooklyn, locals tour the spooky grounds of Greenwood Cemetery below Prospect Park. Follow your curiosity to these wondrous locations where you'll stumble upon some of the most fascinating castles, palaces, and other historical buildings in the city.

Belvedere Castle

79th Street
Mid Park

Park's peak... read more

The Cloisters

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Fort Tyron Park
(at Riverside Drive and 192nd Street)

Medieval monasteries... read more

Green-Wood Cemetery

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500 - 25th street

Pastorial gardens... read more

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Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

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1071 Fifth Avenue at 89th Street
At 89th St

Modern art in Manhattan... read more

Flatiron Building

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175 Fifth Ave
(at 23rd Street)

Jewel of the Flatiron District... read more

Trinity Church Cemetry and Mausoleum (The)

770 Riverside Drive

Deep in Holy Ground... read more

Morris-Jumel Mansion

65 Jumel Terrace
(between 160th and 162nd streets)

18th century mansion... read more

Castle Clinton

1 Bowling Green
Battery Park

Castle in the City... read more

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Grand Central Terminal

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87 East 42nd Street
42nd St. at Park Ave

Historic transportation hub... read more

IAC / InterActiveCorp

555 West 18th Street

High Line backdrop... read more
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