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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. By using our New York City itinerary builder, you can arrange your visit to Grand central terminal and other attractions in New York City.
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  • Such a beautiful and iconic place to visit, highly recommended. Also, a must visit is the whispering arches near the oyster bar  more »
  • Great architect for a public building ,large space ,beautiful ceiling. Well laid out plans and lovely shops around make it a place for must visit when you are at NYC.  more »
  • So much fun going to Central Station. Seeing where they filmed so many great movies and shows. The food hall is fantastic!  more »
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  • Served as Bookkeeper for O Henry's Film works. Office situated within terminal. 🌺❤️🌺
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  • Often seen in films this station shines for its cleanliness and quality of its marbled walls. It feels really within a film. Don't forget to find the Oster bar inside the station, behind you will find a place called "The whispering wall" where if one stops in a corner and speaking to the wall (well nearly), in the opposite corner a person can listen to it.
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  • A place that you can not miss, iconic NY
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