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Address: 800 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02199
Phone Number: 617-236-3100
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Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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Great Night Time Views

Went at night paid $17 per person. Like others stated the displays were very boring. We did not get the hand held tour devices so can't comment on them. The views were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Commanding view of Boston. Headsets allow one to walk the perimeter and view the city through the large windows at the top of the building. Great history

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Visited the Hynes for Anime Boston. Went to the shops at the Pru and walked around outside. The area is clean and staff made for a wonderful visit.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Went at night paid $17 per person. Like others stated the displays were very boring. We did not get the hand held tour devices so can't comment on them. The views were great, it was a clear night. There was a lot of people up there. The elevators were quick just a few minutes to reach the top. We only... More 

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Winslow, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Our first visit. The parking garage is so confusing. The entry to the Prudential Center is confusing. The lack of bathrooms was a bit much. The building is very nice and clean. The stores are extremely expensive. It's nice to walk around and have lunch.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The Prudential Center, or Pru for short, is a great place to eat dinner! With good restaurants like Five napkin burger, and famous ones, like California pizza kitchen, you can always have a diverse meal.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Though I feel this was a little overpriced, the walk around view of Boston was terrific. You can get a handheld device, with which you can type in a three digit code at certain points, in order to get a description of what is in view. What is neat is that there is a separate three-digit code for a kids... More 

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

It took a small adventure to find exactly where you needed to be, but feel free to ask around. Once we were up there, the views were great, but that feeling disappated away. The historic displays were somewhat boring and we left probably after 15 minutes. It's not up to par with John Hancock Observatory in Chicago.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

A great way to see the city. You can see where the Boston Pops performs, Fenway Park, Logan Airport, Boston Common, etc. Be sure to go up on a clear day.

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The view of Boston form this point is really awesome but there's no more things to do and becomes boring. Me as a red sox fan i was pleased to see the stadium from there, but i think this should be less expensive.

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Dortmund, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

It's a little bit the "World Trade Center" of Boston: From top of Prudential Center you have a great view all over the city. Some small exhibitions are on top also so the visit it's worth it!

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Additional Information about Prudential Center

Address: 800 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02199
Phone Number: 617-236-3100
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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