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“Stores and more...” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Prudential Center

Prudential Center
800 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02199 (Back Bay)
617-236-3100
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$49*
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Ranked #42 of 420 things to do in Boston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Reading, United Kingdom
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“Stores and more...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

The selection of stores was actually less appealing than the dining options. For dining there is the choice of the food mall with a large group of diverse options, or you can opt for some of the restaurants which are housed within or adjacent to this mall ... and you can reach the Copley Place mall by covered walkway - so maybe shop there and eat here?...

Visited October 2012
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“Prudential Skywalk”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

Take the time to walk around the 360 degree view of Boston and its surroundings. Beautiful and orienting. Lots of photo ops too. You can see the view without hanging over a glass edge so it is enjoyable even if you don't adore heights.

Prudential Center has a huge selection of stores, but I am not a shopper so that aspect was wasted on me.

Enjoyed Legals Seafood and quirkedly enough the store Athleta had a live fitness dancer in their front window working out during our meal. She was doing all these snappy coordinated moves oddly timed well to the restaurant's background music.. Rhythms of life moment.

Do whatever else appeals to you in the Prudential Center but definitely take the skywalk.

Visited November 2012
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Framingham, Massachusetts
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“Shopping, shopping, shopping”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

If you're looking for brand-name high end shopping, the largest collection of shops in downtown Boston is here. There's also a convention center and hotel attached, so if you're staying there for business its a great way to kill some time.

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N. Easton, MA
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“The Glass is Now Safe”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

The glass windows that used to fall out to the streets below have been fixed, and it is a good place to visit. The view from the restaurant is worth the trip. Have a cocktail and relax.

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Sydney, Australia
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“"Short on time the Observation Deck is a must do."”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

Before arriving in Boston I read a ' 24 hours in Boston' article in a local paper . This attraction in Boston was NOT mentioned in the article.I learned about it from someone staying in our accommodation.My husband and I only had a short time in Boston and I am so glad we went up to the Observation Deck. We only had time to see the city centre so it was great to see the greater Boston area from up high.A free recorded audio guide is available and short films can be viewed at your leisure.

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