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Skywalk Observatory

Boylston Street, Boston, MA
617 859 0648
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Ranked #47 of 212 Attractions in Boston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Observation Decks/ Towers
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London, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Beautiful view of Boston in 360 degrees . If it wasn't park of City Pass I don't think I would pay for the experience given the expense.

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Milan, Lombardia, Italy
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

I was recommended by a friend who lives in Boston to check out the Skywalk Observatory, located on the 52nd floor of the Prudential Tower. I am glad I did- it was an educational and easy way to learn about the different Boston neighborhoods and landmarks. The ticket price includes an audio tour. I think it is a great way... More

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florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

We went at the end of our trip at Sunset and it was worth it. It was a nice conculsion of what we did

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Long Island
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I thought this was absolutely breathtaking while the sun was setting. Also the plaques on the walls made it super easy to be able to read about the history instead of using the audio tour. I would definitely come back here

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Providence, Rhode Island, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
26 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

My boyfriend and I "accidentally" showed up just as the sun was setting and wow, what a beautiful way to end the night. The view is amazing, you can see every building in Boston and the water! I felt like we were looking the sun right in the face. As far as the building itself goes, it's very nice. The... More

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Montreal, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The place is easy to get too and not too crowded on a weekday. It was too expensive, though. The exhibits were forgettable.

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Top Contributor
130 reviews 130 reviews
49 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We could see fenway and the game going in that night in the walk around the observatory! Lights and cars and bridges over water is pretty romantic! Buy the city pass!

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Greenland, New Hampshire
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111 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Not only does the Skywalk Observatory have great views of Boston and the harbor, it offers informative displays on the inner walls about the city, its citizens, the history and a bit about the immigrants. If it is your first trip to Boston, this seems to be an ideal place to get your bearings. It is also an ideal second... More

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denver
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66 reviews 66 reviews
8 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

You don't have to start a Boston visit here. In fact, it's a nice place to wrap up a visit, looking down on the places you already saw on foot (and on a map), seeing how the town is laid out and how the different areas are connected. Coming from a smaller, newer city, I was also fascinated by the... More

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Pittsburgh
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91 reviews 91 reviews
15 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Great audio tour from 50th floor of Prudential Center lets you see and hear important sites in Boston that you can visit later.

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