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Tower City Center

a/k/a Terminal Tower, 230 W. Huron Road, Cleveland, OH 44113
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Ranked #66 of 83 Attractions in Cleveland
Type: Architectural Buildings, Malls, Observation Decks/ Towers
Activities: Shopping
Description: Large complex with offices, shopping and entertainment.
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Toronto, Canada
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98 reviews 98 reviews
54 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

There are few stores,the hard rock cafe plus a food court here. The fountain is pretty nice and the decorated guitars are good photo ops. There's a balcony area that has nice view of the river.

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Massapequa, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We were there on Saturday evening and nothing was open. Most of the stores are empty. We walked through the food court and There were only a couple places open and it was deserted down there. The fountain is nice and the decorated guitars are nice. We ate at Hard Rock and that was good. Its located right in the... More

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Hamilton, Canada
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134 reviews 134 reviews
36 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Tower City connects the tourist to shopping, restaurants, and transportation. Outside of Tower City is the Trolley bus line where you Smile and Ride for free! The security staff is extremely helpful with respect to directions or their opinion about certain shopping locations.

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Vancleave, Mississippi, United States
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Loved being able to purchase souvenirs, have lunch, and visit a casino all in the same place! We shopped, had a nice lunch at Charlie's Subs, and gambled a few dollars in the casino before venturing out to see the city. This is another must see when visiting Cleveland!

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Ajax, Canada
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44 reviews 44 reviews
7 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My hubby and I were in Cleveland for the Memorial Day long weekend and we were looking for something to do on our last day. The Terminal Tower was an inexpensive way to get a 360 degree view of Cleveland. The observation deck is opened only on the weekends starting in April. You can purchase your tickets online and print... More

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Litchfield, New Hampshire
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

It was great to be able to walk inside from the hotel to Tower City!! And access the mall, Casino and just meet such nice people!

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Cleveland, Ohio
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Tower City has long been a missed opportunity for development and retail Downtown. While occasionally hosting some interesting events (like the Cleveland International Film Festival), it is mostly a ghost town with little to no compelling shopping or dining opportunities. The fountain's little show is worth a watch, though.

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Top Contributor
168 reviews 168 reviews
41 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

I used to enjoy taking my kids to explore this grand venue. But, then it became yuk! We walked thru all of the concourses at Christmas Time, and it was very appealling. Security had been greatly increased and you could feel safe. I used to marvel at the Blimp decorations, and they were not there, such a loss. Sometimes maintaining... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
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76 reviews 76 reviews
22 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Now it's just sad. Mainly cheap junk stores and kiosks, selling bling and the like. Everyone has to be somewhere, I suppose, and they all congregate here. The casino is bringing people in but can't think of any reason why anyone would come here. Hard to believe that Fendi, Disney, Barneys, Bally, etc used to be here. At the rate... More

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San Diego, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

I read a bunch of reviews before coming here so my expectations were fairly low. It is kind of sad to read reviews from the locals about what this place used to be and what it is now. The Tower City Center looks amazing at first glance, nice fountains and historic architecture then it starts to sink in that your... More

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