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If you were a fan of John Lennon, this has to be in you list. see the building were he lived and were he was killed. Still can't figure it why.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 September 2016
luis g
Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Convenient subway station located in front of the building. Home of John and Yoko Lennon. Also featured in movies. Recently renovated exterior, most of the scaffolding has been removed as of 11-18-2016.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

You will only be able to view the exterior of the Dakota, so it's not worth a special visit unless you are a fan of John Lennon and want to see where he lived and died. That said, it's just outside the perimeter of Central Park, and the Strawberry Fields area so it's worth checking out the two together. The... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Only worth a few photos and the place where John Lenon was assassinated most folks will never get to see the inside let alone live here.The apartment go for millions of dollars. So not really a must see when there are so many museums down the block.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

If you were a fan of John Lennon, this has to be in you list. see the building were he lived and were he was killed. Still can't figure it why.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

This is where he lived and died, just outside Central Park. Take a moment to remember what a senseless tragedy his murder was.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

The Dakota building was a quick visit in transit. The architecture was detailed and amazing to see. This place is a monument my fiancé wanted to see and I was glad I went too. The building is guarded and you can't see inside as it is a private residence but if you want more about John Lennon, go to Stawberry... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

The death of John Lennon in 1980 had a profound impact on me as a 13 year old so the Dakota building has always held a place in my mind. I saw it from a tour bus in 2001 but this time I actually stood outside. I stared at the iconic archway entrance and pictured that dreadful night from all... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

I grew up in the 60/70s' & I wasn't necessarily a Beatles fan, but more so a "John" fan! Anyway, I went there a year ago and was totally disappointed! It was undergoing resurrfing of the outside of the building and you couldn't get close; however, I was glad I went, as Central Park & Strawberry Fields were right across... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

I missed this place last time I was here. This time I knew I wanted to drop by. The place is a monument, mostly for the John Lennon. I'd love to visit the building itself one day

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

My wife and I walked past this iconic and venerable apartment building yesterday afternoon where John and Yoko Lennon lived and where John was shot and killed. The architectural and historic details of this building warrant a visit (only the exterior--the public cannot visit the interior), but at the moment the structure is undergoing some renovations on the eastern side,... More 

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