Architectural Buildings in New York City

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  • Dave H
    6 contributions
    The whole experience was fantastic, the views were great. We also did Top of the Rock, if you are only going to do one observation tower, then Empire State building is the one to do.
    Written February 24, 2024
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  • Jennifer F
    82 contributions
    When visiting the city I aways try to stop at Grand Central Terminal. It is a must see architectural gem. The terminal is a testimony to building preservation. There are several restaurants and shops in the terminal.
    Written February 17, 2024
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  • John S
    289 contributions
    This observatory is great for cold clear winter days. The view is above other buildings and separated from the Midtown buildings which gives you a clear view of lower Manhattan, New Jersey, Statue of Liberty, and even JFK. No wait to go up on a mid morning Monday. Enclosed so no effects from the weather.
    Written January 28, 2024
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  • Rebecca W
    Baltimore, MD12 contributions
    I had to see the Christmas tree when I was here in December because I grew up seeing the tree in different movies.
    Written February 9, 2024
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  • Scott
    San Francisco, CA5,296 contributions
    An absolutely amazing structure. Beautiful inside and out. This is a must-see for anyone visiting New York or for any local that does not spend enough time in the financial district. The Oculus provides access to the subway system and to the Westfield World trade Center shopping mall. But most of all, it's just a shockingly awesome place to be.
    Written February 13, 2024
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  • Steve
    London, UK962 contributions
    Fantastic piece of architecture, situated on a narrow crossroads in midtown Manhattan. Easyto get some nice photos from the small park across the road
    Written February 10, 2024
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  • Lorna W
    Houghton-le-Spring, UK95 contributions
    We came here as we had the city pass. The inside of the building was beautiful. The views were great from it too. Would recommend it as an attraction
    Written January 5, 2024
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  • Steve
    London, UK962 contributions
    It’s a shame the vessel is closed but it’s still worth a look and you can still get some great pictures. Good place to start your high line walk too
    Written February 10, 2024
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  • Ladyyy2013
    Grantham, UK223 contributions
    Close to the Twin Towers memorial. Historic church amongst the modern city buildings. Striking and historical. The cherub gate will please east Enders.
    Written December 7, 2023
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  • Where2nextgang
    Atlanta, GA7 contributions
    The view and experience overall are awesome, once you get past the line troll at the entrance. I understand that preferred entrance should get a shorter line, but they should not be moved into the standard line. If you cant staff enough to run 2 lines (premium and standard) then offer one standard option. When i questioned the little short man running the line he threatened to have me kicked out stating he was the manager. What a jerk and typical of an insecure person with a little authority being a tool...it was an awesome visit but this little short person needs some better way to pump themselves up other than be mean to tourists paying his salary.
    Written January 5, 2024
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  • karenlig
    Yasuni National Park, Ecuador16 contributions
    My friend heard about this, and it was never on my radar as someone who grew up in the area. The tour was amazing! Tommy was the best guide… Ever! Learned so much. My uncle was an altar boy here in the 40s and never knew about this history.great tour to kick off other sites and little Italy
    Written January 23, 2024
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  • Thomas V
    Oakland, CA16,734 contributions
    An extremely practical transfer point where you can easily move among subway lines and to the PATH train. This is new and part of the transformed area around the World Trade Center. There is food here and a little bit of shopping
    Written July 15, 2023
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  • Leonhkny
    Hong Kong, China14,433 contributions
    Decades after completion, Woolworth Building is still an encompassing presence in Manhattan. The iconic skyscraper has long been one of the most recognizable buildings in New York. Unfortunately it is not open to public.
    Written September 14, 2023
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  • ArmyguySGM2019
    4 contributions
    Blast from the past , GW speech and many of America's founders visited this old tavern . Good place for military buffs and historians right of the the Sl ferry terminal
    Written June 12, 2023
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  • sfuhere
    uk788 contributions
    Visited here to see the spot where John Lennon’s life was so tragically ended. Perhaps surprisingly, there is no plaque or memorial so you will have to use your imagination. Be careful to stay on the public path - the doormen will zealously guard the private property beyond. As far as I know, Yoko Ono still owns the apartment here.
    Written November 21, 2023
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