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This striking I.M. Pei edifice, famous for its beauty and infamous for falling glass panes, is Boston's tallest building. After terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, the popular 60th-floor observatory was permanently closed...more
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Largest skyscraper in the Boston but no observation deck. Good point for direction but not much else you can do at this tower. Some posters seem to be confusing this Hancock tower in Boston with the Chicago one which does have an observation deck for...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed August 11, 2019 via mobile

we had a few extra hours on a Sunday and decided to go. the views were terrific! we did the"tilt" and while it was very exciting, it was incredibly quick.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 29, 2019

While the view is absolutely amazing and the audio tour very informative and interesting, along with the other interactive parts of the exhibit (game show & dramatic actors video), the cost is quite high. I paid around $72 for entry for 4 people. I don't...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank BeeVale
Reviewed July 15, 2019

Although the drinks are expensive it's worth a visit and avoid the cost of the observation deck. You might have to queue, so go after lunch and before early evening.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Michael C
Reviewed April 21, 2019

The view in John Hancock Tower is magnificent. My husband & I enjoyed the delicious food in the penthouse restaurant. The waiters were all accommodating & kind. My husband & I had a great time watching the sunset & the sea bay area. Its truly...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed April 13, 2019

A must see attraction on your visit to Chicago. Marvelous panoramic views in the entire 360-degree circle.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed March 4, 2019

The John Hancock Tower is a sleek and shiny 60-story, 790-foot skyscraper in Boston. You can see it across the sky line.

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank LollysLook
Reviewed September 3, 2018

Its a stunning building wrt its mirrored walls, last time we visited you could go to the observation deck but that ended after 09/11; made famous with its reflection of Trinity Church and also as the base of Fringe, well worth a visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 28, 2018

An iconic tower dominating the skyline of Boston for a significant distance in all directions. Regretably it's no longer possible for those without genuine business reason to pop to the viewing area upon high and have a look out over the city.

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Steve T
Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed the reflections of Trinity church located across the street. The building itself is ok, but the buildings reflecting on it make it pretty cool.

Date of experience: November 2017
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