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Skywalk Observatory

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800 Boylston Street, Prudential Center, Boston, MA 02199
+1 617-859-0648
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800 Boylston Street, Prudential Center, Boston, MA 02199
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+1 617-859-0648
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Reviewed November 22, 2016

I enjoyed taking in the sights across Boston as it is a very nice looking city, with a mix of old and new.

Thank oatenj
Reviewed November 21, 2016

You can look out across Boston on a clear day but at $18 it's not worth the money to walk around the observatory which can be done in 5-10 minutes.

Thank Scott G
Reviewed November 19, 2016

If you have a friend in town who has never been to Boston this is a good place to get some history with the audio tour thing. BUT, go up to the restaurant one floor above for a drink, then you get the view without...More

2  Thank Dave R
Reviewed November 16, 2016

Take the super fast elevator up to this 50th floor garret and you'll get to see all of Boston laid out before you. Fascinating roofscapes and the scale of the city await plus an interactive history of Boston which extols the virtues of immigration when...More

Thank James B
Reviewed November 14, 2016

Some in the group didn't want to go up to the observatory, but we talked them into it - then we couldn't drag them out! Pick up one of those headsets and learn all about Boston.

Thank Al V
Reviewed November 14, 2016

Chose to visit on a beautiful and clear day. You could see for many many miles and it was so clear you could easily pick out major landmarks

Thank Alison M
Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

We couldn't go all the way around the observatory because of section was closed for a special event . We did get discounted prices due to that fact. What we saw was awesome!!! You can see all the way to New Hampshire -mountains are seen...More

Thank Angela_bedford
Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

This was so awesome.. loved the views. We had a beautiful day and we could see soooo far! Watched the sunset and it was gorgeous. I highly recommend!

Thank Christy B
Reviewed November 6, 2016

One of the first things i always do in a new place is finding a high viewpoint. This one is not cheep, but worth it! We went up before sunset, left for dinner nearby and came again at night- a very enjoyable experience! Inside you'll...More

Thank Tallule
Reviewed November 6, 2016

An interesting panoramic view of the city (provided that it is a clear day), but expensive for what it is. Some interesting, educational exhibition boards about the immigrant experience although after a while my interest levels in these did wane. Perhaps you would need to...More

Thank JoMac110
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
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August 10, 2017|
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Response from ccollins51 | Reviewed this property |
Very walkable city. We found lots of parking options.
Kim W
January 19, 2017|
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Response from foxydub21 | Reviewed this property |
I would try get there before it gets dark and see the view in daylight and then see some of the movies. You can come in and out of the movies as much as you like so you can come back out afterwards and see the view in the... More
Bryan J
November 12, 2016|
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Response from Jeffrey L | Reviewed this property |
a little less than an hour