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Grand Central Terminal, New York City

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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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  • I live here and LOVE Grand Central. The architecture, market, shops, restaurants. It is beautiful and welcoming 
    I live here and LOVE Grand Central. The architecture, market, shops, restaurants. It is beautiful and welcoming  more »
  • So glad this iconic structure was saved by a celebrity in the 1990s. She used her status and connections to have a necessary major restoration done. Home to Metro-North Railroad, this is my go-to... 
    So glad this iconic structure was saved by a celebrity in the 1990s. She used her status and connections to have a necessary major restoration done. Home to Metro-North Railroad, this is my go-to...  more »
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  • I will defend the statement that public transportation in the United States pales in comparison to its fellow developed nations, but Grand Central Terminal is one of those places that makes me happy to use NY public transportation. It's an architectural marvel less iconic than the Empire State Building, but so much more aesthetic. The food options within and nearby are tempting. The staff are approachable & know their stuff.
  • Awe inspiring. Every time we visit Grand Central it a treat for the eyes and for the mind. The massiveness of the space is impressive. The cleanliness of the space is beyond impressive, considering the number of people that walk through this building every day. The staff are beyond helpful, and the amenities are vast and unique. A MUST visit when in NYC!

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