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Address: 111th St., Queens, NY, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, New York City, NY
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Queens: The World's Borough
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Delightful to walk through this important piece of New York's history

It may have been a cold day, but my daughter and I really enjoyed walking through the remains of the 1939 and 1964-1965 world's fair grounds. The Unisphere sure has staying... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Pamwiltravel
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Arcata, California
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Arcata, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It may have been a cold day, but my daughter and I really enjoyed walking through the remains of the 1939 and 1964-1965 world's fair grounds. The Unisphere sure has staying power. Don't forget your camera. And the nearby NY State Pavilion, now in total disrepair, is another place where you can imagine what the park must have been like... More 

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Thank Pamwiltravel
New York
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441 reviews
291 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Huge steel sculpture of the world, one of the main attractions in Corona Park. Stopped for pictures on my way to nearby Queens Museum.

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New York City
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51 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

A New York City landmark, and a triumph of engineering and metalwork. It is a standout in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, set within a pool and fountain. If you're in the area, sure, stop and spend a few minutes. Or use it as a bike destination.

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Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Any one visiting Queens Tennis center should stop by the Unisphere. it's out of this world!!!! Great experience. Bring Your camera.

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Hamilton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Very nice globe in the Borough of Queens conveniently located right near all the other attractions in Queens. It shoots out water too and there are lots of kids playing in the waterpark so this is a great place to bring your kids as well.

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Rockwall, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Built for the 1964 World's Fair, this is quite a large, impressive sculpture. It is 12 stories tall and looks much bigger in person than it does in photos. It is absolutely gorgeous at night with the fountains and lights. Very peaceful and appealing.

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New Jersey
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

I loved going there. It brought so many memories of the NY World's Fair. 64-65. For the young, who missed it. it was such a amazing fair.

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

I was born after the 1964 World's Fair so I don't have the memories of it but it's beautiful to see and easy to find.

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Port Washington, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

This symbolizes the 1964 World's fair now almost 50 years ago. I love the giant memories it brings back everytime I see it. Flushing Meadow Park wouldn't be the same with it Or the Rockets Or the Science Pavillion Terrace on the Park too Had my Senior HS Prom there

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

Very nice place to go, too bad they didn't turn on the water on the day we went. But because the water was not on, we went right undertake globe

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