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Skywalk Observatory in Boston

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Breath taking sceneries can be found in Boston, Massachusetts. One of the most popular attractions in Boston is the Skywalk Observatory. Skywalk Observatory is now known as the Shops at Prudential Center. This spectacular landmark in Massachusetts establishment is not just a fancy mall. Skywalk Observatory provides the amazing and magnificent view of Boston with its 50 floors Skywalk. The establishment is fully enclosed with glass and it offers stunning 360 degrees view of Cambridge and Boston. Visitors are accompanied by entertaining audio staffs catered especially for kids. It is located at 808 Boylston St. Massachusetts.

Visitors can buy their tickets at Skywalk Kiosk sited in Prudential Arcade. It is open from ten a.m. to six p.m. seven days a week. You can enjoy the sky with the height of this Skywalk Observatory, but if it still does not suit you, check out the comedy film entitled Wings over Boston. Parents and children can enjoy not only the view, but all the features available. Individuals who love art will be amazed with the art exhibit that shows the role of the immigrants who have played a big role in Boston’s history.

Behind John Hancock Tower, the Skywalk Observatory is the 2nd tallest building in Boston. It is also the 77th tallest building in the United States with its height of 907 feet. Top of the Hub is the famous restaurant located at the 52nd floor of the skyscraper. Construction began in 1960 and Edward Donovan and Roy N. Edwards supervised the construction that ended in 1964. The Skywalk Observatory is illuminated through LED (Light Emitting Diodes). The lights are used for charitable and special events and can support colors yellow, blue, green, red, gold, purple, pink, maroon and orange. You can see the Boylston Street, Massachusetts. Miles away from Skywalk Observatory is the luxurious and elegant Mandarin Oriental Hotel. After enjoying the view from above, you can relax and refresh in this hotel.


Winter Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
March 11 - October 31: 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Address/Map:  800 Boylston St #50, Boston, MA 02199
Phone: (617) 859-0648
Website: Plan your visit to Skywalk Observatory
Admission: Adults $15.00 | Seniors/Students $13.00 | Children under 12 $10.00