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Carnegie Hall

881 7th Ave., Second Floor, New York City, NY 10019-3210
+1 212-247-7800
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This landmark performance center features everything from intimate solo artists to grand-scale musicals. Superb restaurants, a museum and gift shop make for a memorable visit.
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“box seats” (13 reviews)
881 7th Ave., Second Floor, New York City, NY 10019-3210
+1 212-247-7800
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Finally made it to Carnegie hall. Saw and listened to Israeli philharmonic conducted by Zubin Mehta. Gil,Shaham performed. Could not get over the tone coming at you. Seats are very uncomfortable but just a minor inconvenience

Thank yysuzanne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On Monday of last week my wife and I went to Carnegie Hall in the afternoon to watch rehearsals for the Chinese National Philharmonic Orchestra. It was a very impressive experience. The audience was seated on the orchestra (ground) level of the hall. The lighting...More

Thank Bryce S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came here and took the 1 hour guided tour. Our tour guide, Genny was very knowledgeable and gave us much insight into the many famous entertainers that performed here over the 100 + years of CH’s existence. I took the Lincoln Center tour right...More

Thank LavaLegs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Carnegie Hall is a great place for a concert. It's a beautiful building and the acoustics are grand. Upper levels are a bit steep. So, if you are afraid of heights or suffer vertigo, you will want to purchase tickets at the lower levels. Virtually...More

Thank Warren F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wouldn’t characterize the boxy bland exterior and the typical baroque theatrical concert hall attractive. But more importantly, the towering five level balcony Stern Auditorium and all 2804 seats come with Carnegie’s breathtaking signature acoustics. In a class of it’s own, it has been called...More

Thank HnossDesign
Reviewed 10 October 2017

It's an old classic theater hall, Certainly one of the staples of tourist heaven around town. Some of the seating is a bit tight for sure, and definitely watch your limited view seats. The sound is decent, and the place is fairly due for some...More

Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed 10 October 2017

I'va passed Carnegie Hall with awe numerous times, but never ever set foot inside. On a recent trip to New York, however, I checked out what was playing, and lo and behold, the night before flying back to Europe the Philadelphia Symphonic Orchestra was giving...More

Thank Lars B H
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Nothing beautiful here. Very common. Acoustics actually poor. Some very rude staff. These are people with their noses in the air and heads in the air . Clueless!

Thank JadeScreen
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

In April, I got to achieve my lifelong dream. I got to perform on stage at Carnegie Hall. I could feel the presence of all the great people who have performed on the stage before me. It was such an emotional, indescribable experience. The staff...More

Thank Michele Ann Z
Reviewed 5 September 2017

It was a cold day in NY and we were looking for something fun and interesting to do while staying warm. This was a very interesting tour, only wish they would have brought us back stage.

Thank Thriftymom67
CarnegieHallNYC, Manager at Carnegie Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

We're glad that you enjoyed the tour and were able to stay warm!

This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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Response from Linda E | Reviewed this property |
I’m sorry, I don’t know. I bought tickets at the site.
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Response from evelocity | Reviewed this property |
The sound is going to be awesome wherever you sit so unless you just enjoy watching people play instruments I'd go for the side balcony. It is somewhat more roomy in the front row and the chairs are much more comfortable.