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Grand Central Terminal

89 E 42nd Street, New York City, NY 10017-5503
(212) 340-2583
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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. Grand Central is one of the busiest train stations in the world, with approximately 750,000 visitors every day. It is the home of Metro-North Railroad, a subway station, iconic restaurants, shops, and the world's most alluring Apple Store. Some of the highlights to see along your tour of Grand Central include the opal-faced clock, valued at $20 million, above the Information Booth, the Largest Tiffany Glass Clock in the World below the 48-foot, 1500-ton Transportation statue overlooking 42nd Street at Park Avenue, and the mystifying acoustics of the Whispering Gallery in front of the Oyster Bar and Restaurant. Audio and guided tours are available for those with a passion for history. More information regarding tours and ways to plan your visit can be found on the Grand Central Terminal website.
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“oyster bar” (1,056 reviews)
“beautiful building” (1,174 reviews)
“main hall” (494 reviews)
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Hours Today: 05:30 - 02:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
89 E 42nd Street, New York City, NY 10017-5503
Midtown
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(212) 340-2583
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Clean, safe and friendly Amazing elements to view A must for train enthusiasts Good places to people watch over a coffee

Thank Natalie J
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Grand Central Station truly is amazing to see. We took a trip here to see it as it was on our list of things to see. It is a huge station that was built beautifully. Definitely makes for good photography if your in to that....More

1  Thank CourtneyJKerr
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Just have a quick look when you pass by. No need to visit deliberately. With no offense, this is a huge central station but the architecture is... not so decorative when you compare it to central stations at Prague or Budapest. It has got a...More

Thank Andy K
Reviewed 2 days ago

The most beautiful railway station I have ever seen. It is awesome! It is fantastic to explore. Such a beautiful building

Thank MaryG47
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Breathtaking very tranquil. Fabulous site to see. It's a must see on your list of things to do. Fabulous architecture.

Thank Angela B
Reviewed 2 days ago

It is a terminal. Building itself is OK, but nothing special. Huge marble interior brings the cold and unfriendly feeling.

Thank martin_mickey
Reviewed 3 days ago

We grabbed cafe style breakfast here and walked around, make sure you go to the whispering corner too!

Thank Ruth W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Grand Central is a major transit hub and as it was very close to our hotel, my wife and I used it frequently. Initially it can be quite intimidating as the location of the subway, ticket machines and other areas can be hard to find....More

Thank MisterCheeky
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Thank you Jackie Kennedy for saving this Beautiful piece of American History Loved walking inside here. Just beautiful

Thank Carla H
Reviewed 3 days ago

In amongst all the tall buildings in NYC lies Grand Central Station on 42nd St. Its beauty lies in its antiquity which I have to say has been well maintained. Its elegance and charm is very appealing. GCS is a very busy, bustling high traffic...More

Thank RAJ P
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Midtown
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
...More
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rwm1976
1 September 2017|
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Response from 100Sharone | Reviewed this property |
Yes- 30 minutes is great. Suggest you chose your favorite spots in advance of your visit. Enjoy!
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Mojiepojie1
15 April 2017|
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Response from GrandCentralNYC | Property representative |
Hi Maureen P - Grand Central Terminal is home to 60 shops and 35 places to eat! Some of these shops include the Apple Store, Banana Republic, M.A.C. Cosmetics, TUMI, Swatch and vineyard vines. You can find a full list of our... More
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judala420
27 March 2017|
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Response from GrandCentralNYC | Property representative |
Hi judala420 - Unfortunately, there are no free tours available on Sundays. However, the Audio Tour is available daily at the "GCT Tours" window in the Main Concourse and Guided Tours depart daily at 12:30pm. For more... More
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