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Grand Central Terminal

Open today: 5:30 am - 2:00 am
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“main hall”(637 reviews)
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Grand Central Terminal is the most extraordinary public space in New York City. Opened to the public in 1913, this historic train terminal is a world-famous landmark in Midtown. Its rich history is a story of immense wealth and great engineering...more
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Hours Today: 5:30 am - 2:00 am
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
89 E 42nd Street, New York City, NY 10017-5503
Midtown East
(212) 340-2583
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Reviewed today via mobile

I could not resist the opportunity to visit grand central station and I was not disappointed. The place is amazing the building left me in awe there’s plenty to do inside without even thinking of getting on a train or subway, there’s shops and food...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank scottw166
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Grand central was high up on the list of place to visit for our first trip to NYC. We’d read on another view about the ‘whispering corner’ and once located we enjoyed being able to whisper to one another in an otherwise busy station! This...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 876zaral
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a great place for photos. It is like being on a movie set. There is also a pretty good food court here too.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank elmstaylor
Reviewed yesterday

Without doubt a visit to the City has to comprise of GCS. Lived up to its promise as being a beautiful piece of Railroad History..hustling and bustling, with its own grandeur..the food hall puts all uk stations to shame..

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Blaineybush
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful architecture. Make sure to visit the whispering wall. Loads of places to stop for food and a coffee

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sarah D
Reviewed yesterday

So many ethnic and amazing food choices in the food court. Can't go wrong. Take time walking through the station and admiring the architecture and art.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank girlinvalpo
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It is a beautiful place and one of the old place at the New York that all need to visit it. Inside you can find a different bakeries and make sure you try it. Just remember they will only accept the credit card. Grand Central...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank nazyc4
Reviewed 2 days ago

My first visit and WOW. The ticket hall, ceiling, stairs and clock have been seen in countless films but the size was unexpected as was the fact that there is a food hall and market. Whispering into the arches outside the oyster bar is a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Brian E
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a fantastic place to visit with alot of history. It is definetly worth a visit when in NYC however you wont need to spend to long at this attraction.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 728mattp
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went to see the terminal, not because we arrived in it. We had breakfast in the food court which offers a variety of food options. There are also restaurants in the building and shopping. Be sure to look up tat the zodiac on the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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5 January 2019|
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Response from 792ajais | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There is free wifi.
5 January 2019|
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Response from Karen G | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if they have WiFi.
Nicole M
27 November 2018|
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Response from alexf676 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry unable to answer as we visited as tourists and did not use or needed to use elevators.