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Address: Carousel center drive, Syracuse, NY
10:00 - 21:30
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Sun 11:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 21:30

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Beautiful carousel in Destiny mall

True, this is no longer the Carousel Mall, but the carousel is still there spinning in the food court of the large mall. It's definitely a wonderful sight to see if you're into... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 August 2016
Bernardo F
New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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4,275 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

True, this is no longer the Carousel Mall, but the carousel is still there spinning in the food court of the large mall. It's definitely a wonderful sight to see if you're into Carousels. Historic.

Thank Bernardo F
Syracuse, New York
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88 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Tripadvisor lists Carousel Center, and mentions DestinyUSA as a similar attraction 0.1 miles away. In truth, Carousel Center is no longer and DestinyUSA is its successor via rebranding. Nothing much has changed -- expansion was only minor and only to allow the owner to negotiate new tax breaks. It's still just another regional shopping mall (with the exception of a... More 

Thank Rick M
New Haven
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306 reviews
125 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

The carousel dates to 1909 and was made by the Philadelphis Toboggan Company. All the horses were carved by Leo Zoller. It took him a year and was paid $1000.00!! The carousel has been beautifully restored and is impeccably maintained. A delight for children of all ages including is at 70 years.

Thank Chuck52310
Kingston, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

So many stores!!! They even have a good outlet section. Got great deals at Coach and Fossil. Easy to get lost.

Thank Jennifer C
Boston, Massachusetts
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62 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015

Pay attention, because this place is so big you could easily get disoriented! Lots of variety in shops and restaurants. Movies and other amusements, too.

Thank uuperiwinkle
Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2014

The "Carousel Center" is still the same as it's always been...but bigger and better. But it is now known as "Destiny Center," so you might want to change the name on this attraction (or else delete it entirely). They are still expanding the restaurants section of this place...bigger and better!

1 Thank Larry W
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2014

Great selection, hundreds of stores for everyone. Great restaurants too, and activities for those who might not want to shop.

1 Thank Amanda B
Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2014

We drove to this Mall from Ontario. We really weren't thinking that we would buy anything as our major plan was to hit the Outlet Mall (Waterloo Outlets-Seneca, NY). What a beautifully presented shopping mall. The hallways are very large and roomy and you can tell that they thought about the "husbands" or the non-shoppers because there are many cozy... More 

1 Thank TammyH222
Toronto, Ontario
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2013

Great combination of Outlet mall, regular upscale mall and family fun place!! My wife and I spent the whole day shopping, took a break for 2 for 1 drinks at TGIF, and then went back the next day!!

Thank gutzopoulos
Ottawa, ON
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37 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2013

So many options so little time! There are lots of shops to choose from here so if you love shopping this is a great place to go. Not much located near the mall though and it doesn't open until 10am.

2 Thank thearcher23

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