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Cleopatra's Needle is an Egyptian monument (obelisk) located in Central Park.

It was presented to America by Egypt, and was set up in Central Park in 1881.

It is made from red granite and was originally erected at Heliopolis (c.1475 B.C.)

I especially wanted to see it as I am interested in Egyptian monuments, and it seemed so out of place in Central Park!!

Address: The Obelisk, Centeral Park, New York, NY, 10022
Directions: Central Park, near 82nd Street East side
Phone: (212) 310-6600
Website: http://www.centralparknyc.org/things-to-see-and-do/attractions/obelisk.html

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  • Updated Sep 25, 2004
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