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Chrysler Building

405 Lexington and 42nd St., New York City, NY 10174
+1 212-682-3070
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This Art Deco masterpiece is actually no longer the property of the auto manufacturer.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“art deco” (198 reviews)
“elevator doors” (22 reviews)
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405 Lexington and 42nd St., New York City, NY 10174
Midtown
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Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

This is iconic art deco and a fun very brief trip. Your access is limited to the lobby since the rest of the building is running businesses. But you could definitely spend a few minutes checking out the art in the lobby, especially on the...More

Thank SanDiegoMomma
Reviewed 25 January 2017

This is my personal favourite skyscraper in New York and I just had to go in there. All I could do unfortunately, was admire the art deco entrance hall, since visitors weren't allowed to go any higher. Still, that was enough to get a sense...More

Thank Marinos S
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Although you are only allowed through the entrance the building is unbelievable it has a presence of ore about it, magnificent and stunning

Thank Alison H
Reviewed 24 January 2017

I walked cross-town to see the Chrysler building, even though one can only go into the lobby. Well worth it. Amazing art and art deco architecture -- a phenomenal classic that is extremely worthwhile.

Thank Maryann L
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Obviously an amazing building, but aside from standing in the small lobby open to the public, there isn't much else for tourists to do or see.

Thank brittany z z
Reviewed 21 January 2017

I remember seeing this building in movie when I was young and have always have been fascinated by it. Its shape, the arched crowns at the top, the gargoyles, the way it lights up at night. The Empire State may be taller but the Chrysler...More

Thank retePPeter
Reviewed 21 January 2017

One of the most iconic buildings in New York. we were lucky enough to be able to see it from our hotel too. absolutely stunning building, timeless architecture.

Thank karl_pearson
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I honestly didnt make it inside, but we stood outside of this historical building and felt like wow, we are seeing a bit of history

Thank CasperGraceGGH24
Reviewed 17 January 2017

One of the most beautiful skyscrapers in Manhattan. A unique architecture worth seeing both at night when it is lit up and in daytime.

Thank Osman B
Reviewed 14 January 2017

One of the most beautiful skyscrapers in the city. Walk the streets of Manhattan looking up! A pity that you can't visit.

Thank Nadim M
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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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Rivall
22 March 2017|
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Response from Chuck993723 | Reviewed this property |
no tour but I have the chance to know a company inside and the view is wonderful because they are close to the top.
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W Fredric G
19 February 2017|
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Response from rayallen2 | Reviewed this property |
The viewing deck at the Chrysler Building has been closed for decades, so get your Manhattan views either at 30 Rock or the Empire State, or the magnificent One World Trade observatory downtown. BUT, don't miss the Chrysler... More
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dennisgell
18 February 2017|
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Response from GLWayne | Reviewed this property |
Bear in mind that any building you go up will not have that building in the view, so I would recommend going up the rock or one world, as you'll want the Chrysler or the empire state in your view. And eat somewhere else... More
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