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Prudential Center

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Address: 800 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02199
Phone Number:
+1 617-236-3100
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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Nice Mall

Nice mall with lots of shops and speciality stores. Eataly is here! Can get crowded, especially around Eataly, but overall a peaceful shopping experience.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Cara C
Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Nice mall with lots of shops and speciality stores. Eataly is here! Can get crowded, especially around Eataly, but overall a peaceful shopping experience.

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Chico, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stop by for sure, go to the top and see some great views of the city. Don't miss this when you visit Boston.

Thank 2golfers2015
Buffalo, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you like to shop at all the brand-name stores, this is a great place to do so. I didn't realize that there was a mall inside the Prudential Center, so I was surprised to see that on our way to the Skywalk.

Thank Amy19705
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There are different shops here that are definitely not for the budget conscious shoppers but it's fun to look around.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It is the place from where you will get a mesmerizing view of the entire City. The place is worth visiting. One can also learn about the history of Boston city along with enjoying the view. A must visit in Boston

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Pinehurst, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a pleasant indoor shopping experience but plan to spend big bucks if you do purchase. With direct access to the T and a crossover to Copley Plaza, however, it is ka pleasant place to go even on a snowy day.

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Toronto, Ontario
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the Prudential Center (50th floor skywalk) on a Sunday at twilight. The view was very nice however I found the admission fee to be quite steep at $18 (and I'm not convinced that the view warranted that price). To be honest, I'm not sure I would visit it again but at least I got some great photos of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm not bothered about shopping, but this is an awesome mall! It's a vast, bigger than you expect, has beautifully laid out shops and restaurants, try the cheesecake factory! The sky deck is the best I've ever visited and much bigger than I expected, Boston is one of if not the USA's best city to see from up high!

Thank Touringmuso8
Norman, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tower provides an amazing view of the city. You get to walk around and also see a film on the history of the city.

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Germantown, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I lucked out on my trip and the skies cleared up on our last day in Boston. My wife, recommended we go to the top of the Prudential Center to get a view of all of Boston. It's not only a great view but the history of the town and entire area is told as you go around the viewing... More 

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Back Bay
Wander around this quintessential neighborhood in the heart of Boston for high-end shops, restaurants, and the feeling of city bustle. Its most identifiable skyscrapers, the Prudential Center and John Hancock Tower, are highlights of the city skyline. Visit Newbury street to explore unique and trendy boutiques – as well as every other kind of store imaginable – all housed in beautiful brownstone buildings. In nice weather, restaurant patio seating is packed with Bostonians and tourists alike soaking up the sunshine and enjoying the food. Commonwealth Ave offers a beautiful stroll down residential tree-lined streets. Keep walking towards the Charles River and enjoy a beautiful view by the water. In warmer months, people run and bike on paths running along the esplanade, and sail and kayak on the Charles River. Boylston street, also full of shops, bars, and restaurants, is the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Head towards Copley Square and check out the Boston Public Library, which is particularly beautiful from the Dartmouth street entrance.
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