Grand Central Terminal
Grand Central Terminal is a commuter rail terminal servicing the 4,5,6,7, and S subway lines.
Opening Hours: Open daily from 5:15 AM to 2:00 AM
Opened in 1913
A historic transportation hub, renowned for its Beaux-Arts architecture and elegant design (celestial ceiling composed by zodiac constellations).
A symbol of New York City’s grandeur.
Grand Central is a famous example of a whispering gallery (alongside Paul’s Cathedral in London). The domed geometry of the gallery amplifies a whisper to listeners well outside of earshot (acoustic oddity)
Must-Do Activity: Try out acoustic oddity at the whispering gallery
Best Times to Visit: Avoid rush hours, Weekday mornings.
Nightlife, Dining & Shopping:
The oldest restaurant in Grand Central, Grand Central Oyster Bar & Restaurant has one of the largest and freshest seafood menus.
Cipriani Dolci is a perfect dinner spot to overlook the beautiful Main Concourse and enjoy Northern Italian cuisine.
For last minute shopping during your transport transfers, stop by at the Apple Store, Diptyque, L’Occitane, Paper Source, and more.
Tips for Visiting: Guided tour