Grand Central Terminal, New York City

Experience the bustling feel of the city at its transportation center, Grand Central Terminal. With old-world charm and impressive turn-of-the-century architecture, the two-story station covers an area of 19 hectares (48 acres), making it one of the largest terminals in the world. Wander the buzzing main concourse to admire the high-vaulted ceilings adorned with constellations, or the four-face clock that serves as the station’s icon. Head into the station's concourses for a wide array of restaurants and shops, including a market where you can pick up local produce and meat. Plan to visit Grand Central Terminal during your New York City vacation using our convenient New York City trip maker .
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  • We had an audio tour that offered us very great insight in the construction and the history in this stunning building, we explored places not found as 'normal' visitors. Can I fully recommend anyone.
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  • This was an amazing experience, not just beautiful but, huge and busy and so special to actually be here, toilet lines are very long but plenty of places to shop and eat  more »
  • Great building with an amazing interior. Really enjoyed reading the backstory to the development of this building. I wish our civic leaders of today had such vision and determination to do things for ...  more »
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  • Two big station to Marine Lines and too much crowd always you can see from the hair station start add entry of the gate and the place is too busy always cloudy well maintained cleaned staff clean a platform as you can see .... Nice place to visit with your family friends and loved ones and job holidays and pick new station
  • It's well preserved and maintained public facilities, despite of the age. Great architecture, love it.
  • Grand Central Terminal and Grand Central Station are one and the same and Maps order merge the into one keeping the name of Grand Central Terminal because that is what it is a terminal. I have a more detailed review about the terminal on the Grand Central Station entry.
  • Cool place. Really busy, esp during peak hours (obviously). Not much to do or see there if you're just checking the place out as a tourist
  • One of the must sees in NYC. Lots of shops and places to eat. But the real star is the architecture. There are lots of people standing around taking pictures so be careful not to run into them.

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