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Flatiron Building

175 Fifth Ave., At 23rd St., New York City, NY 10010 (Flatiron District)
212 477 0947
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Ranked #95 of 863 Attractions in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Architectural Buildings
Description: This Daniel Burnham design got its moniker because, as you might guess, it resembles an iron.
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NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

This unusually shaped building has fascinated people for 100 years. I have been inside the "point" and the views up Fifth Ave. are wonderful.

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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

It's hard not to take lots of photos of this building. It looks different from every angle and is just impressive to look at. The park nearby has free wifi which is handy to share photos online.

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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We were staying just beside the Flatiron in an airbnb apartment and I have to say it was a beautiful sight to behold at the end of a long day walking around the city. From the Empire State, it is so clearly visible because of its distinctive shape, design and colour. It's hard to believe it was New York's first... More

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London, United Kingdom
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68 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Up close, from above or below, it is a beautiful building, made iconic in the movies. It is central to all of the other attractions but in my opinion this is one of NYCs gems.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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75 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We've seen it in the movies but in real life it's absolutely beautiful. Wonderfull architecture, little cafe near by to sit outside and people watch.

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Phnom Penh
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52 reviews 52 reviews
37 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

The Flatiron building, by itself, is worth seeing as a rather off building--shaped remarkably like a huge triangular flatiron--so it would fit the space available--in the midst of New York's soaring skyscrapers. Perhaps it's unique shape qualifies it as a "must-see" attraction in New York. Not for me. For me it is worth seeing for quite a different reason: When... More

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Ikast, Denmark
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This is one of the building you have to see when in New York. But there are many other exciting things to see than this building.

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Midlands
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Great to see the building up close, but you have to wonder how and why it was ever allowed to become a reality, iconic New York landmark.

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izmir
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

One of the most interesting place in NY, must have seen, unique piece of architecture, do not miss it, I took a photo and made on canvas for my home, nice NY memories:)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

it is a place that you dont have to mice , the area is very nice , you can eat in eatitaly very new york place

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