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Prudential Center

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Address: 800 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02199
Phone Number: 617-236-3100
11:00 am - 6:00 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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Good will be even better when it is completed and all the shops and stalls open. Not open 24/7 . But will have wide range to chose from,

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Leicester, United Kingdom
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Good will be even better when it is completed and all the shops and stalls open. Not open 24/7 . But will have wide range to chose from,

Thank kerrymassey2
Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you like high end malls this is a good one for you, quite novel in its layout that it is all interconnected rather than one big box, the rooftop bar/restaurant on the 52 floor offers great views of the city, didn't dine because we felt that you are paying for the view rather than the quality of food which... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I did the tower at night because it was the only time I could make it, but I wish I could have done it during the day. The city lights were very pretty, but it was impossible to get good pictures through the windows because of the glare. I wish part of the tower was outside. I was a little... More 

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Bunkie, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This tower is great to visit especially in the evening. Thought we would have drinks and see the skylight but the bar views are not great. So we had drinks and appetizers. Cheese plate was great.

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Ocoee, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What a Fantastic way to start a visit to Boston. The day was clear and you could see for miles. Well worth the admission.

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Ashby de la Zouch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There are various different sections to the centre and we didn't see all of it but what we did see was impressive. The centre is light and airy and there is plenty of seating around. We even saw business men sitting having a meeting. There is a good range of shops and a wonderful branxch of Barnes and Noble. We... More 

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Uxbridge, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was very close to our hotel (Midtown Hotel) so we went in pretty well every day. Closest subway station. Went in four times and still didn't see everything they had to offer. Several restaurants, a great Barnes and Nobles, lots of clothing stores. Very clean and modern. Worthwhile to visit if you have nothing serious to do and... More 

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Pensacola, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is actually a huge shopping center. Every store imaginable is located inside here. Upscale shopping as well as typical mall-type stores. Crowded but several nice places to sit and people-watch.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I think the Prudential Center is a great rainy day activity! There's so much to do from shopping to eating, to sightseeing. You can find the Skywalk observatory here, where you can get a great view of Boston! Tickets are $18 for adults and $13 for children under 12. When you get hungry, choose from the many dining choices. Top... More 

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surrey GB
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We are so glad we did this. The views are spectacular. There is also loads of information to read up there. The audio guide included is really informative and you can choose what you listen to

Thank Gary-Michelle

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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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