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“glad we went” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Grand Central Terminal

Grand Central Terminal
42nd Street and Park Avenue, New York City, NY 10017 (Manhattan)
212-340-2583
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The New York Pass
Ranked #16 of 634 Attractions in New York City
Type: Scenic Railroads, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Public Transportation Systems, Landmarks
Activities: Dining, Shopping, Group tours/walking tour
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Owner description: Opened in 1913, and one of America's busiest terminals, Grand Central boasts a wide array of shops and restaurants to serve the more than 500,000 travelers who pass through every day.
Calgary, Canada
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“glad we went”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

it was awesome to see but once is enough. it is beautiful and fun to know I have seen it in real life but shopping was disappointing. not much there for shopping as I had read there was. Little transit museum was good. some finds there.

Visited October 2013
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“busy, crowded”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

Nice marble floors, crowded all the time. A taste of NYC. has everything there. food and shopping places. everyone has a quick step busy going somewhere. worthy of going there just to get a feel of NYC.

Visited November 2013
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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“Iconic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

We walked from our hotel early morning to take some pictures whilst the terminal was quiet - it is certainly someone special and you get to appreciate and see more when it is quieter.

We later caught the subway to the terminal from battery park and got to see it 'in use' so to speak.

Beautiful design, ornate track entrenches and deceptively big. It was the centenary year celebration on our visit.

Recommend a visit for sure!

Visited December 2013
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New York City, New York
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“GC Daily”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

I am at the Grand Central Terminal daily and I must say this is one of NY's gems. The marble floors, the elegant shops, the big clock etc. If you are ever in NY, take the time to admire this grand transportation hub.

Visited December 2013
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“Awesome”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013 via mobile

This is the central station in New York. .. You have to see it, early in the morning when you can get a cheesecake and a real espresso at Zaro's...lovely place with correct service an prices. Take a look at the old platforms, the ticket windows and lights. Shoe cleaning service and an old fashioned newspaper stand, what a lovely Terminal. If you are in NYC you must do it!!!!

Visited December 2013
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