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Description: Visitors can learn about the UN's peacekeeping and humanitarian efforts by...
Visitors can learn about the UN's peacekeeping and humanitarian efforts by touring the complex, even when it is in session. Important notice: Because of the new public access regulations and limitations starting June 2013, please also note that tour tickets will NOT be sold on premises and a guided tour ticket for visitors is required to enter the UN Headquarters.
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just one word...: IMPRESSIVE!!! Great to see the "Headquarter" of the World and all the Embassys of several Nationa around

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

just one word...: IMPRESSIVE!!! Great to see the "Headquarter" of the World and all the Embassys of several Nationa around

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Norman, OK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed our tour of the United Nations. While you can get tickets online, they show being sold out often. If you go to the UN in the morning soon after they open, you can get your ID pass to get in and go through security. Pick up your tickets at the tour counter and then return for your afternoon... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Highly interesting! This is were 'the world' comes together and what one has seen on television very often becomes real life. Strictly speaking it is not American soil you're on. If no meetings are going on you can visit the rooms of the Security Council and the General Assembly. The building and art inside and outside is worth a look... More 

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Landskrona, Sweden
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Due to high security one is not allowed to enter without signing up for the daily tours. Actually you are not even allowed to step beyond the security gates (which is some ditance from the main building) without a guide, and this makes it, in my opppion, a less turist friendly attraction. There is a reason for the security, for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Free Calm and informative. It was nice to visit somewhere in NY that isn't to commercial. Meant a lot to us as our son is a keen MUN participant and is keen to try and visit all the UN site around the world. It was free so can not complain but no tours available so just left to roam.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

I tried for a month ahead of my trip to NY to get tour tickets on-line but they were all booked up. We arrived @ 9:30am and we were able to get tour tickets for that day we just had to wait about 1 1/2 hrs. We really enjoyed the tour, our guide was very friendly and knowledgeable and we... More 

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Wattersdorf, Bayern, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We came by to see the building and the security man said we can go in. We must do a security check and get a special pass. we did that in 15 minutes and went in to see the building and inside. It was nice. But when we came out, the same security man said, you guys are so lucky,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We went on a guided tour in the United Nations buildings. Very impressive tour, lots of information and of course you can see the general assembly hall. Before you enter, you need to go to a security, like at the airport. ID is needed and proper clothes. You are allowed to visit in your shorts and slippers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

I read some of the other reviews here, but I have to disagree. You need to plan your visit and book early but we did the guided tour. It started on time and was both informative but also inspirational. My teenage son is at that age when he is beginning to think about the world around him and his place... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We queued outside on a very hot day for 1.25 hours after the guard out the front told us that English speaking tours ran every 15 minutes. After queueing out the front, it then took about 20 minutes to go through the security check because they continually let other groups of people in through another door, i presume with special... More 

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