Grand Central Station

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Walking into Grand Central Station in New York City is like stepping back into the glamorous golden age of travel. Opened in 1871, Grand Central was and still is the largest train station in the world. Spread across 49 acres, the station has 44 platforms and 67 tracks, a food court, and even a tennis court. The clocks of Grand Central are arguably the most iconic features, as well as the most expensive. Outside of the building, looking south on Park Avenue is the world’s largest Tiffany & Co. glass clock, measuring 13 feet in diameter. Did you know that all the clocks in the station are one minute fast? This gives passengers an extra 60 seconds to make their train.