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The Gateway Arch, Saint Louis

Categories: Observation Decks, Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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Take in spectacular views of the city from 192 m (630 ft ) in the air atop The Gateway Arch. This "Gateway to the West" is the city's most iconic landmark--and the largest manmade monument in the Western Hemisphere. Examine the structure's stainless-steel architecture and impressive engineering from the banks of the Mississippi River before riding a tram to the top. Don't miss the Museum of Westward Expansion directly under the arch at the visitor center. See The Gateway Arch and all Saint Louis has to offer by arranging your trip with our Saint Louis trip builder.
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  • Spectacular view of the city and river from a beautiful height. Fascinating technology of the arch with a very good video of the construction and a good gift shop. Renovation of the park this summer (...  read more »
  • Great history, great views! We loved the views from the top. We enjoyed the riverboat tour, which you can buy separately. It was a bit chilly on deck but great to see the barges and learn about the hi...  read more »
  • Considering I am afraid of heights and enclosed spaces, I am thrilled to say I did this and recommend it to everyone! This is a must do if in St. Louis. It takes four minutes to get to the top and thr...  read more »
  • Was afraid. Conquered it. Would probably do it again. Very cool. We ran into some nice people going up which made it a little less stressful. It's beautiful up there, check it out!
  • Great experience, with a great view. The construction outside made the walk to get in a little long but well worth the wait. Make sure you have nothing on you going in, just like airport security. Ride up to the top was awesome, and the information displayed was helpful. Gift shop was a bit expensive unfortunately but the view was the best!
  • The staff was amazing! I loved the view it was breath taking. They have information all over the place teaching you why the arch was made and how they made it happen. absolutely beautiful inside and from the view of the arch!
  • I've been to other monuments in the USA, but something about the St. Louis arch is amazing. I love going to the top and seeing the view below. Its awesome and I've been there 5 times in the last 6 years and its never been a let down. Right now they are going through a huge renovation that should be done next year I believe. It will be even better then it was before. I would until its done make sure that you give plenty of time to get down there and find parking, go to the court house get tickets or have your mobile tickets ready on your phone. Cell phone reception is horrible once you get down there so take screen shots to ensure you have access to them. Other then that enjoy the view!
  • Enjoyed this monument. Sad we missed museum hour because it's in another location with short hours.price is reasonable. Staff is helpful
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