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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 856 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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London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
46 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 NEW

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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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

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
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

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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25 reviews 25 reviews
23 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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103 reviews 103 reviews
71 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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16 reviews 16 reviews
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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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Olomouc, Czech Republic
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41 reviews 41 reviews
36 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Another New York legend. Flatiron Building, a beautiful piece of architecture. I could just sit and stare at it for hours I would like it even more. One of New York's 5 best buildings, do not miss that.

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

It's like no other building I've seen in the city- Unique, stands out and makes a person look twice. Side view pictures look weird, best to take the picture in the center across the street to get all sides - Glad I got a chance to see it in person.

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Wollongong, Australia
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I know it is some crazy architectural feat or whatever, but unless you are super into that sort of thing, it's really not that exciting.

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