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Madison Square Garden

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Address: 4 Penn Plaza, New York City, NY 10121-0078
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Tours run daily beginning at 9:30 AM.

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$109.00*
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Billy Joel concert this evening

Visited Madison Square Garden for first time this evening to see Billy Joel and his fabulous band. What a night ! 2.5 hours of high intensity music with humour and exceptional... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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Cartersville, GA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went for the Westminster dog show. I am only average height, but my legs are quite long. After less than an hour, I was quite uncomfortable because the seats are packed closely and my knees hit the seat in front of me. Navigating the venue is quite easy, though.

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited Madison Square Garden for first time this evening to see Billy Joel and his fabulous band. What a night ! 2.5 hours of high intensity music with humour and exceptional musicianship thrown in. The venue was easy to reach off 8th Avenue and we entered very easily following a security screening process. We were sitting in block 221 so... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We did the tour and the logistic behind such a place must be crazy... We saw pretty much everything, and it just made us want to go there for some game/show. Our guide was passionate for his workplace, and it definitely one of the most interesting places we visited. (Part of the NY Pass)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Being a sports fan, this is a place that you must at least visit as it is steeped in history. As a hockey fan, there was no way I was going to miss the opportunity to see the Rangers at home and boy we were not disappointed. I hate to say it but the Rangers fans are more into the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We came here for an awesome Prime Time matchup of Knicks vs Cavs. The view was good, the in game scoreboard showed all of the celebs in attendance and the food, drink, shop were all excellent. There is a special feel being in "The Garden". Entrance was cool because they quickly get you through the metal detectors and in the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was a great Arena. lots going on, nice and modern and perfect location. Staff were very helpful.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I attended NBA - New York Knicks and Los Angeles Lakers- it was absolutely amazing experience and made me hungry for more! the atmosphere is phenomenal and although money for tickets were pricy - they paid for a good seats and unforgettable time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Been at an NBA event and there is nothing in the world more exciting that this game played at Madison Square Garden. A little bit expensive and if possible try to manage the booking in advance online.

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Don't come see the knicks, the crowds have gotten watered down from a combination of price increases and poor performance. But this is still a historic arena and you feel the special atmosphere here.

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Mahwah, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great experience from beginning to end- Easy to get to (Penn Station is right there), clean and well designed building, and notably friendly and helpful ushers and staff. Very attentive security personnel as well. Good food and drink choices, and high definition monitors are mounted in the upper sections so you don't miss any details. Great venue.

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