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The Oculus

33-69 Vesey St, World Trade Center, New York City, NY 10003
+1 212-284-9982
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33-69 Vesey St, World Trade Center, New York City, NY 10003
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Reviewed yesterday

The Oculus is spectacular!!! Its symmetry is almost eerie and the vast space on the main floor is HUGH. A must see when in the city.

Thank Anubus6
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I’ve been a fan of Calatrava’s design aesthetic since my Architecture School days 25 years ago. This is a brilliant example: soaring and inspiring, gravity-defying. Gorgeous inside and outside, beautiful light and shadow. Highly recommended!

Thank msubulldog25
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I had already seen Calatrava’s bridge in Bilbao, so I knew to expect something out of the ordinary. We entered from the subway and walking to the center of this building was amazing. Lots of nice shops around. Then, up some escalators and some steps...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Oculus sits right in the World Trade Center and provides a link with the Subway. It's a deceptively large and spacious space with the Westfield shopping centre inside with lots of shops and places to eat. The building itself is stunning inside and out...More

Thank eyebloke
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I had seen the 911 Memorial and it is an awe inspiring design with the black holes, and I had a chance to tour the 911 Museum today which chronicles the worst terrorist disaster in US history in graphic detail and everyone who visits NYC...More

Thank The5MRanch
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Very special and a wonder to your eyes. I was very surprised that they have commeriaialized this by allowing stores in the bottom floor is very sad to see I just left,

Thank Elaine P
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Even to walk around for 20 minutes and look up or across the immense space contained in the bone like structure is enough to have the incredible forms impress even a seasoned world traveler

Thank jyegleiser
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Great modern architecture but cannot help to think there is a hell of a lot of wasted space and much more could be achieved by way of shops, leisure activities, F&B

Thank Shaun321
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Took a visitor from the UK to see this place. It is awesome. You feel like your in a movie set from the future. The kiosks on the ground floor had a lot of interesting merchandise. Lots of high end stores to browse. Worth a...More

Thank clmorse1951
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A wonderful architectural design with attractive views from the inside and from the outside. Do not miss entering this building when you are in downtown NYC. Actually, the building is novel from the outside that you will not want to miss go inside and check...More

Thank Previa1994
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NJ-Surfcrab
May 28, 2017|
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Response from Alibama1975 | Reviewed this property |
The N,Q and R trains run North to South. Get off at Cortland Street and follow the signs to the World Trade Center. It looks like a giant fish spine. You can't miss it.
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