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“Great place to get too and a must in NYC ”

Grand Central Terminal
Ranked #11 of 1 137 things to do in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Grand Central Terminal is the most extraordinary public space in New York City. Opened to the public in 1913, this historic train terminal is a world-famous landmark in Midtown. Its rich history is a story of immense wealth and great engineering. Grand Central is one of the busiest train stations in the world, with approximately 750,000 visitors every day. It is the home of Metro-North Railroad, a subway station, iconic restaurants, shops, and the world's most alluring Apple Store. Some of the highlights to see along your tour of Grand Central include the opal-faced clock, valued at $20 million, above the Information Booth, the Largest Tiffany Glass Clock in the World below the 48-foot, 1500-ton Transportation statue overlooking 42nd Street at Park Avenue, and the mystifying acoustics of the Whispering Gallery in front of the Oyster Bar and Restaurant. Audio and guided tours are available for those with a passion for history. More information regarding tours and ways to plan your visit can be found on the Grand Central Terminal website.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase, Stairs / lift, Wheelchair access
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Great way to spend a hour or so People watching, crazy busy place but all sorts going on, a wedding, people going places, people watching people. It just goes on we sat in one of the bars having cocktails watching the world go by !

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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

That’s a very beautiful place. We had breakfast here while watching the New Yorkers going to work and after that we jumped on the subway. Nice experience

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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

What a great place to tour. Take the tour and look behing the scene, tremendous.
Investigate the food court, oyster bar i wad told is good (i dont like sea food) but i take their eotd for it.
In the main part, look for the dark patch left for you to see what the age and smoke did to it.
Fantastic old building for me it had the wow factor.

Thank walterslaptop
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Reviewed 28 June 2018

Grand Central Terminal isn't merely an important subway station in New York City. Grand Central is a reflection of the transportation hub's glorious history. That history is reflected in every artistic detail.

Thank MottTheHoop
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

This place is just an architectural must see when visiting NYC. Beautiful! I love seeing the busy travelers and the shopping is a bonus.

Thank shogsed
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