The 67 tracks are numbered according to their geographic location in the terminal building rather than the trains' destinations, because all of the trains terminate at Grand Central.
Have time to kill? The closest thing to a mall in NYC, the shops at Grand Central Station run the gamut from high-end lingerie to French pastries.
Spot someone that looks good and then don't talk to them because that's what you were going to do anyway!
Grand Central is one of the oldest US train stations still standing. Unequivocal beauty and amazing architecture. Even if you're not going anywhere go inside and just look around!
Go to the grand hall and look up!
Wash your hands or use hand sanitizer after using public transportation. Especially during flu season. There’s a way to stay well.
visit the whispering gallery with a friend.
Look at the ceiling in the Main Concourse. A single dark patch remains above the Michael Jordan Steakhouse, left untouched by renovators to remind visitors of the grime that once covered the ceiling.
Best place to just people watch.
GCTs Whispering Gallery (in front of the Oyster Bar). Take someone cute so she can hear your sweet nothings
Always arrange to meet friends at The Clock.
Did you know? Famed tight rope walker, Philippe Petit walked the length of a wire stretched high above Grand Central’s Main Concourse in 1987.
Wide open spaces, sweeping high ceilings with beautiful artwork, and incredible architecture. Find and test out the whispering gallery in front of the Oyster Bar, a fascinating architectural oddity.
See you if you can find the one piece of ceiling they left uncleaned as a reminder
Ask her out as you step on the train. If she turns you down, you’ve already secured a quick getaway. #DontBlowIt
Go to the GC Market. You will be amazed at the selection.
The world's largest Tiffany clock, measuring 14 feet in diameter, resides at the center of the sculptural group at Grand Central's 42nd Street entrance.
Got time before your train? Get moving by walking up the stairs on both sides of the terminal. Then head downstairs and pick-up a healthy snack from the market. Then sit back and enjoy your ride.
Welcoming over 750 thousand people a day, this station was once the largest indoor space in America. Today, get some shopping done for your trip while you wait!
Often called "Grand Central Station," which is technically the nearby Post Office, there are 44 platforms, 67 tracks and it covers 48 acres.
Be one of the 750,000 people passing through Grand Central Terminal daily.
Learn the difference between Grand Central Terminal and Grand Central Station. Impress your friends!
We got to jam out in the subway of Grand Central Station while filming this video!! The acoustics in there were CRAZY! ;-)
In inclement weather, use the passageway on the west side of the station to walk undergroud and emerge at 45th & Madison...or use the Northeast or Northwest Passages to get all the way to 47th St
The NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission designated Grand Central as a historical landmark on August 2, 1967.
You have to check out the secret speakeasy called the Campbell Apartment--very cool hidden jem.
Look up! The beautiful astronomical mural on the Main Concourse’s ceiling depicts the Mediterranean sky during the October to March zodiac and features 2,500 stars.
Always arrive early. Always be prepared. Don't stand and stare at the constellations like a tourist.
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Even lifelong New Yorkers are unaware of one of the city’s best kept secrets — the tennis courts above Grand Central Terminal. 3rd Floor (take the elevator!)
In 1947, over 65 million people - the equivalent of 40% of the US population had traveled the rails via Grand Central Terminal.
For the city’s freshest selection of oysters, head downstairs to the beloved Oyster Bar, which has been serving up briny shellfish (and chowders and fresh fish) under a vaulted tiled roof for decades.
Want to take the train downtown... would you also like a seat??? Then take the 6 train...it's not as fast as the 4 or 5 but it will get you there.
Gaze up at the magical ceiling and guess which stars Santa passes on his sleigh.
Station, shopping, market, food, transit museum annex; what's not to love? Plus, future plans include an Apple Store and Shake Shack. Then, it's your one-stop (get it?) destination for everything NY!
Stop being in my way.
The constellations on the ceiling are depicted backwards. Although a mistake, the Vanderbilts claimed this was to provide God's view of the stars.
Over 150,000 commuters race through this century-old hall daily. Don’t follow them: Take time to see the Beaux-Arts architecture inside and out. - Green Guide Editor
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Loop up at the northwest corner of the ceiling in the grand concourse and find the strip of grime the cleaners left to remind us how dirty gct once was.
Best oysters in the city are at Oyster Bar