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Grand Central Terminal

89 E 42nd Street, New York City, NY 10017-5503
(212) 340-2583
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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.
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“oyster bar” (1,114 reviews)
“beautiful building” (1,240 reviews)
“main hall” (526 reviews)
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Hours Today: 5:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
89 E 42nd Street, New York City, NY 10017-5503
(212) 340-2583
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Reviewed today via mobile

A very historic building, that is magnificent to see. The architecture is stunning and it’s so grand. Worth coming here for a look around, even if not using the station to travel anywhere.

Thank Andy C
Reviewed today

a very beautiful Terminal, a spot for photographers, but becareful tripod are forbidden.... :-( a place to visit imperatively

Thank Terrenimages K
Reviewed today

Even if you are not catching a train you need to visit the station. It is very ornate and stunning inside. Worth a visit.

Thank Eastender6410
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

One of the best ways to travel from Grand Central Station to Penn Station to catch an Acela, NE Regional, Long Island Railroad or New Jersey Regional train is to take the subway Perhaps you would like to plan this. First go to the Vanderbilt...More

Thank chinesesun
Reviewed yesterday

I was a solo business traveler to New York, and my lodgings were in Connecticut, so I decided that the most cost-effective way to get there was by train. Grand Central is overwhelming - not particularly large, but "grand". It's a beautiful place. If you've...More

Thank chagebak
Reviewed yesterday

We went in may and spent a couple of hours in this station having a bite to eat and a few beers and was very impressed by the quality of the decorations and sheer size of it and all the while thousands of passengers are...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed yesterday

Evocative of an earlier time. Beautiful building and an oasis of calm even when busy. Oyster bar and food court. Must see in new york

Thank Linda P
Reviewed yesterday

What a beautiful station. The walls and ceilings were stunning! The lighting was subdued which gave it a special ambiance. I wish we had had the time to visit during the day too.

Thank Candicemarie
Reviewed yesterday

We had dinner at a fabulous restaurant inside of Grand Central Terminal. In addition to good places to eat, there are so many shops it's like a mall! The building is historic and worth visiting.

Thank Jackie W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I don't recall ever going through here, so I decided to visit. Took a tour of the station which is offered at 1230 daily. Beautiful station with ornate marble artwork incorporated into it's design. Nice to walk around, shop, get coffee and people watch.

Thank MIZT13
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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6 December 2017|
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Response from eldon pwwka c | Reviewed this property |
if you are just passing through, not looking to eat or shop. Plan on about an hour. Don't forget the Apple Store in the mezz! Have fun!
25 September 2017|
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Response from GrandCentralNYC | Property representative |
Sarahnewcombe – There are two restaurants in Grand Central that overlook the Main Concourse! Cipriani Dolci and Michael Jordan's The Steak House N.Y.C. You can find more information about these restaurants on Grand Central's... More
31 August 2017|
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