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Grand Central Terminal

Open today: 5:30 AM - 2:00 AM
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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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89 E 42nd Street, New York City, NY 10017-5503
(212) 340-2583
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I love the energy of this place, with tens of thousands traveling through every day. It's fun to just sit and watch. Beautiful building.

Thank rocket917
Reviewed 4 days ago

Cannot pass through Manhattan without stopping to stare at the ceiling constellation. We need more beauty and awe in the world - there's a little bit of it here.

Thank Kay S
Reviewed 4 days ago

Wow, this place is steeped in history, with lots of eateries and things to look at. Lots of photo opportunities and indoors when it is raining heavily!

Thank CBirks2014
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went here on the subway in 93 degrees heat. We loved the open areas and the decorative feel of the station.It was cool and easy to negotiate.

Thank Julene M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Don’t call it “Grand Central Station” (that’s the name of the nearby Post Office). You will definitely want to see the ceiling in the Main Concourse with its (inaccurate) constellations & the four-faced clock over the ticket booth. The 13 foot clock outside the Terminal...More

Thank Edward D
Reviewed 5 days ago

Its good to just visit the terminal and walk around inside and admire the building with its great architecture. There are food shops to eat and also the grand central market area as well that offers gourmet shopping. There is also the Brooks Brothers exhibition...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Talk about a grand entrance! It’s definitely worth walking through and there are shops as well! Be sure to look up!

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Although we visited Grand Central some 8 years ago on that occasion we didn’t search out the appropriate diagonal corners where one can have a private conversation regardless of the number of people traveling through the space. Should I say where? No work it out...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went here a few days ago and a great memory place. Clean and safe and the staff was very friendly and helpful

Thank Scott L
Reviewed 5 days ago

Grand Central and Penn Station are the two great train terminals in New York City. It would be a shame for any visitor to not see and step inside Grand Central. You probably have already seen it since it has been featured in so many...More

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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
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Gina G
15 April 2018|
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Response from Margo B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know.
Gina G
15 April 2018|
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Response from GrandCentralNYC | Property representative |
Hi Gina G -- please visit Metro-North Railroad's website to view Train Schedules. You will want to look at the Hudson line for train times to Beacon, NY.
Allen S
18 March 2018|
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Response from KatherineQ | Reviewed this property |
not sure how far the actual store is but Penn Station is likely your best option from BWI to NYC. Once at Penn Station take a cab--faster.