Top 10 Tourist Attractions in the World 2015

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6. Central Terminal, New York City

Grand Central Terminal is a railroad terminal at 42nd street, Park Avenue, New York.

It spans across 48 acres and has 44 platforms, highest among railroad stations in the world. All the platforms are located below the ground, serving 41 tracks on upper level and 26 tracks on the lower levels. It is a heritage location, featuring both monumental spaces and distinct architecture style. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority hold lease until 2274 for the Grand Central station.

Grand Central also comprises of restaurants, retail stores and a hidden sub-basement. The construction of the place took place around 1920s. It contained huge galleries which extended over 15000 square feet and featured paintings of many renowned artists of that time. Grand central School of Art was inaugurated a year later. These remained until 1958 in the terminal. Various changes have taken place in the terminal since and a number of popular movies such as Around the world in 80 days, Step up 3, Superman,etc. were shot in this location

International tourists: 21.6 million