We definitely didn't expect to come across Cleopatra's Needle in the middle of Central Park 😂 A beautiful piece of history.
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We weren’t on any particular mission—just strolling through Central Park. I must admit I had no idea there was an obelisk even in New York. Learning more about her made the find that more meaningful. The ancient obelisk is lumped collectively with three others in...More
Most people don't realize the obelisk even exists. It was installed to great fanfare and then forgotten. If you have never seen an obelisk this is a great one to see. The easiest way to find it is to walk around the Met on the...More
The only Egyptian Obelisk in the United States is located in New York’s Central Park behind (or in the front depending on how you look at it) the Metropolitan Museum of Art. This is a fantastic example of an ancient Egyptian obelisk. An obelisk is...More
Compared to most of Central Park this was a really quiet spot that didn't seen to attract too many tourists. A fascinating story and great to see such an old relic. Well worth a visit