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Address: 111th St., Queens, NY, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, New York City, NY
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Huge steel sculpture of the world, one of the main attractions in Corona Park. Stopped for pictures on my way to nearby Queens Museum.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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

Thank gboi77
New York City
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank bb_mccaw
Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

Thank Carole P
Hamilton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
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.

Thank 860SusanB860
New Jersey
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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.

Thank arlene38
Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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.

Thank Cassysj
Port Washington, NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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

Thank BigKingDaddy
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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

Thank Tiffany Y
Northampton, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

Easy to find. Especially coming in on the 7 train to the Willets Point stop. You will see it on the other side of the stadium. The park itself is massive and there is much open space. But the Unisphere is the perfect spot for picture taking. Fountains operate in the warmer season.

Thank PFandtheFlyers

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