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Interesting spot

This place has great overlooks for the canyon, but as others have said - it is really just a retail... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Brandon K
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Flagstaff, Arizona
Great views...

A great spot for some incredible photos. There is a coin operated telescope look out and a small... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Laura P
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has great overlooks for the canyon, but as others have said - it is really just a retail gift shop. It is a nice spot, but there are better ones all around. It is very convenient from two big lodges - Bright Angel...More

Thank Brandon K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great spot for some incredible photos. There is a coin operated telescope look out and a small platform viewing area out the back of this gift shop. We got some great pictures here and had a look at some lovely souvenirs. This is a...More

Thank Laura P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This spot offers some of the best views along the south rim. It is a quick walk from the Thunderbird and bright angel lodges.

Thank DZ7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is really a gift shop, as a private gift shop you pay tax on all items but if you buy from the NP gift shops you do not pay Tax. I found like all gift shops they were expensive, I did buy a nice...More

Thank terry l
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Visitor Center was closed for renovation when we were in the Park, but we did enjoy the area, even tho it was very crowded with camera obsessed tourists, taking " selfies". We were there in 2014 whicH is NOT ONE OF THE DATES THE...More

Thank Beverly G
Reviewed 13 June 2018

This we very cool to stop at and walk through - be mindful of their closing time though - they will herd you out. But nice things to look at for souveniers and great view!!!

Thank BRBE001
Reviewed 28 May 2018

This building has gift shops as well. Many layers formed as terasses allows you to step on the rim and enjoy the breathtaking view.

Thank gittamm
Reviewed 23 May 2018

The Lookout Studio is a fast detour to get the birds eye view of the Grand Canyon and El Tovar. It is worth a quick stop to take in the views.

Thank lollygal
Reviewed 16 May 2018

This location allows for a tremendous bird's eye view of the canyon. It also allows a great view of the El Tovar Hotel.

Thank Lenne K
Reviewed 8 May 2018

This is another must if you want to see the full history of the area. A house built by Ann Colture, an architect who had a hand in numerous buildings within the Grand Canyon in the first half of the 20th century. This building has...More

Thank Bob J
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Ron9011
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yes, it's free to access the viewing platforms
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