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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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“main hall” (543 reviews)
“beautiful building” (1,272 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
89 E 42nd Street, New York City, NY 10017-5503
(212) 340-2583
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Reviewed yesterday

Have been here several time to just stand in the Grand Hall and look at the artwork on the walls and ceiling. Its neat to just watch the crowds. Have come in by subway and by train from Poughkeepsie just like in the past. Lots...More

Thank 97ozhappy
Reviewed yesterday

We usually have a couple hours between checkout at our hotel and the bus back to Maine -- and fortunately, the subway stop nearest the bus to Portland is Grand Central. The main concourse with its bustle, iconic clock, and starry ceiling always fills me...More

Thank mainetraveler2018
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Entering central station brings me in the first scene of Gossip Girl!!! It's just exactly like you see in your favourite movies or Tv series. When you enter the big hall, you feel the protagonist of a movie. Everyone around you is running but you...More

Thank Alekita94
Reviewed yesterday

Even if not taking the train, stop in and look up at the gorgeous ceiling. Lots of food places to choose from.

Thank Quest50States
Reviewed yesterday

We just went for a walk about, lovely place to take fotos, apple shop all upstair floor....lots of nice shops as well. Gorgeous train shop with workable trains. Definately a place to visit even though u dont necessarily have to get a train

Thank Isobel W
Reviewed yesterday

I make a point of visiting here at some point during any trip to NYC. it's a fabulous building and full of a really special buzz. I love to stand and watch the flow of people travelling through. Tourists have a food hall to entice...More

Thank Alison R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It’s amazing how a place you watched in movies is even better in person. There are restaurants and bar so relax and enjoy the journey

Thank Jessenia S
Reviewed yesterday

Grand Central Station is a magnet for tourists, with its numerous tracks, shops and features the great hall is worth a quick visit whist you're in NYC

Thank Jules1962
Reviewed 2 days ago

Passed through Grand Central every day I was in New York. he architecture and the character of the building is quite special.

Thank Joe M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I've only been here a few times and it's massive. Very impressive architecture. If you enjoy architecture or maybe train stations, this is an interesting spot to hang out for a few minutes.

Thank GingerGinny
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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