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“Unable to Go Up” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Travelers Tower

Travelers Tower
1 Tower Square, Hartford, CT 06183
860-277-4208
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Ranked #28 of 40 Attractions in Hartford
Type: Observation Decks/ Towers, Observatories/ Planetariums, Landmarks
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Owner description: The observation deck of this 1919 neo-classical pink granite building offers a panoramic view of the city, the Connecticut River and the surrounding countryside.
Long Branch, New Jersey
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41 reviews 41 reviews
26 attraction reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Unable to Go Up”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

I was stopped at the door and told I had to make an appointment to go up, despite the website saying it was open weekdays to the public during certain hours. I did not have time to spend waiting around to make an appointment so I just left. Would be nice if they let people know this ahead of time in case they have other attractions they are planning to see or places they are planning to go.

Visited July 2012
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English first
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Worked at Travelers and toured this town”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

Amazing 360 views, really windy up there, bring a hat in colder months. Can view the falcon nesting site from there. must be able to climb a lot of stairs.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Great views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

Went there on a field trip with my high school sophmore and his AP History class. This was on one of our stops. One of the mom's husband was an executive there and he met us there and they brought us to the top of the tower. The views were spectacular of Hartford.

Visited May 2012
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Wallingford, Connecticut
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5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Lovely views from the top of this Hartford icon”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2012

Beautiful views from the top. You must be able to climb stairs, because the elevator can only go up to a certain floor, then you get off and have to climb the steps. Free tour up to the top. If it is windy, be sure to bring a jacket (it is COLD up there!)

Visited July 2011
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Hartford, Connecticut
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22 attraction reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“For a boring sunny day”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2012

Nice view, but not much to the experience. Take an elevator up into the tower to look out.

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