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Skywalk Observatory

800 Boylston Street, Prudential Center, Boston, MA 02199
+1 617-859-0648
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  • Excellent51%
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  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
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800 Boylston Street, Prudential Center, Boston, MA 02199
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+1 617-859-0648
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stumbled upon this as I was exploring the mall in the prudential center. I got on the elevator, not knowing it would take me to the 50th floor. When I got off the elevator, all I could see was a beautiful view of the...More

1  Thank Allyson F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed getting to see the 360 view of Boston. I do not think we would have bothered without the City Pass though. As nice as it was, I would not pay $20 for it.

Thank Eiramanna2885
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

$19 Pera adult, and to be honest you'd be better off putting your money towards a meal / drink on the 52nd floor (Top of the Hub) and get the same view. Part of the walkway was shut to the public, with no offer of...More

2  Thank kingscrosshotel15
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Prudential Tower is something you must do if you come to Boston. The best time to go is between dusk and night. You can see the whole of Boston from the top. There is also an American quiz and a shop. The skywalk is...More

Thank Jeremy W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great experience, with fun interactive options. Gives you a great feel for the surrounding areas and a better idea, how to find places

1  Thank spottypudding
Reviewed 15 August 2017

My day started cloudy and I was travelling the next day so thought I'd miss out, luckily the cloud cleared so I visited. Easy to get to, just a walk through the mall. I thought there would be more up there but it's just a...More

1  Thank ennjaydub
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

What a great way to start a Boston trip if you have a clear day. The audio commentary is informative and helps you get your bearings for the rest of your stay. Boston is a great walking city. Highly recommend and watch out for the...More

Thank Wyrtaj
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

I would've seen something almost identical at Top of the Rock or the Empire State Building. Very expensive admissions fee too. Average-quality restaurant. The only thing I liked was the heights.

1  Thank laelaeunicornpower
Reviewed 8 August 2017

It usually takes me a day or two to really acclimate to the layout of a new city, but this skywalk definitely helped speed things along. It is more than 50 stories up, so take the elevator in Prudential Center. Once there, make sure you...More

1  Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We were lucky that the weather was nice when we visited this place, so that we have clear view of the Boston city. The place is not too big, 2-hours should be enough. The walkway is wide enough - we don't feel crowded. There are...More

Thank lz8
Back Bay
Wander around this quintessential neighborhood in the
heart of Boston for high-end shops, restaurants, and
the feeling of city bustle. Its most identifiable
skyscrapers, the Prudential Center and John Hancock
Tower, are highlights of the city skyline. Visit
Newbury street to explore unique and trendy boutiques
– as well as every other kind of store imaginable –
all housed in beautiful brownstone buildings. In nice
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10 August 2017|
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Response from ccollins51 | Reviewed this property |
Very walkable city. We found lots of parking options.
Kim W
19 January 2017|
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Response from foxydub21 | Reviewed this property |
I would try get there before it gets dark and see the view in daylight and then see some of the movies. You can come in and out of the movies as much as you like so you can come back out afterwards and see the view in the... More
Bryan J
12 November 2016|
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Response from Jeffrey L | Reviewed this property |
a little less than an hour