The Grand Central Terminal is more than just a busy railroad terminal. The historic building, opened in 1871 and located on 42nd Street, does not only strike with an incredible architecture, but also offers many hidden gems, which we are going to explore during this Grand Central Station Tour. Be prepared for awesome views and learn fascinating details about the historic landmark from our English speaking expert!
Our Grand Central Terminal Tour starts in front of our central headquarters on 46th Street. From there, our tour guide will walk with you to Grand Central Station, which is a short walk of only eight minutes. While discovering the terminal, we first come across the Main Concourse: Find out more about the background and history of the old fashioned ticket windows, the famous brass clock in the center on top of the information booth, and discover the purpose of the green celestial ceiling, which was painted in 1912. Did you know that there is also a Shopping Gallery and Dining Concourse inside the terminal? Well, now you know - and during our tour, we’ll show you all the little surprises you can find there! Before leaving the building, your tour guide will also take a stroll with you through Grand Central Market: A massive food market offering the finest specialties from all over the world. Different kinds of meat, bread, cakes and more - A must-see while you are in New York City! These and many more highlights are waiting for you inside of Grand Central Terminal. But that’s still not all! As soon as we are leaving the building, you can take more pictures from outside of the sculptural group towering upon the entrance before we are heading towards the East River on 42nd Street. During this short walk, we will come across some famous Art Deco skyscrapers, such as the Chrysler Building and the massive Daily News Building. Make sure you take some photos of these stunning landmarks! Upon arrival at the East River, you will have the chance to take a closer look at the United Nations Headquarters complex. Our tour finishes back in Midtown, in front of the New York Public Library from where you can either continue your trip or take the Subway to your next destination! You see - This popular Grand Central Station Tour should definitely be on your bucket list while you are in New York City, so make sure you book your tickets for you and your loved ones today before they are gone!
If you have any questions regarding our Grand Central Walking Tour or in general, don’t hesitate to call us at +1 212-557-1654, drop us an email or try our FAQ. Our friendly and knowledgeable multilingual customer care team is happy to help.
Departure point/Punto di partenza: VOLATOUR, 33 West 46th Street, New York, NY 10036
Departure time/Orario di partenza: 3 PM - Meeting time is 15 minutes prior departure (2:45 PM)
Duration/Durata: 2.5 H
Commentary/Guida: English OR Italian
Voucher Regulation(s)/Regolazione(i) voucher: 1. Voucher must be addressed to VOLATOUR Inc. 33 West 46th Street - New York, NY 10036. 2. Voucher must state that in case minimum amount of people is not reached, VOLATOUR reserve the right to book passengers with other supplier or on another day.