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Address: 800 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02199
Phone Number: 617-236-3100
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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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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Skywalk

Must do skywalk. It should be the first thing before you start exploring Boston. Make sure to avail student discounts. Have fun😊

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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SIDNEY BC, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

This skyscraper is one of the older models, but it is just the best in Boston/MA. The upper floor allows a view into all directions, it has a wide walk-around area, and the views from this building is one you will never forget. YES, it is smaller than the Empire State building we also visited, but in my opinion it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Must do skywalk. It should be the first thing before you start exploring Boston. Make sure to avail student discounts. Have fun😊

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new mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

There can't possibly be any better way to 'meet' Boston than from the 50th floor of the 'Pru' Center. The views are absolutely breathtaking, and each vista is explained as you make your way around the 360 degree deck. Be sure and take the time to see the short videos of Boston, its history and its people.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

On our way to Iceland we visited Boston for several days. I recommend your first stop there is the Prudential Center observatory. It offers 360 degree view of the are and give a great reference of how the city is organized. You can see Fenway, Back Bay, Cambridge, the arts area, and any other area you may be interested in.... More 

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St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

I would recommend taking the tour of the top of the Prudential Centre at night so you can see all of the great lights of Boston. We went just at sunset so we were able to get some great shots of the sun setting over Boston as well as the night life. Absolutely beautiful! There is a booth on the... More 

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Ocala, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We were at the top of the Prudential Center for a high school reunion. The view is awesome.. The food was amazing. This is a wonderful place to visit if you have time in Boston.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

You can go to the observation deck on the 50 th floor of,the prudential building for great views of Boston. They offer an audio guide and have a few displays and a small gift shop on the same level. The views are excellent and as I went just before leaving I was able,to see a lot of sites in Boston... More 

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Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

If you like shopping, you will like this place. There are many stores: Express,Lord & Taylor, Sephora, the body shop, Barnes & Noble. Carts and kiosk all over this place. Old trolley and Boston Duck tours are here. Plenty of people, clean bathrooms, nice glass walls and ceiling. I love walking here and even sit and watch people passing by.... More 

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Reggio Emilia, Italy
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32 reviews 32 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

if you have time you can take a walk inside a little turn-around of shops. the ambience quiete even with a lot of people. Good thing along a poorer shops as a free market. You can buy, look, eat as you prefer. Good spent of time

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India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Lots of things happening at the Prudential centre. The duck tours start from near there, the sky walk observatory is on top of the building, and the completely awesome, friendly, fun Barnes and noble bookstore is there. After a very happy hour on the skywalk, looking at Boston from on high, identifying landmarks, listening to stories, we went down to... More 

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