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The Dakota

1 W 72nd St, New York City, NY 10023-3486
+1 212-874-8671
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1 W 72nd St, New York City, NY 10023-3486
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a icon in NYC and if you're visiting Central Park its about 2/3 of the way up on the left if you're entering from the south end of the part. You can see it from a long way down. Most tours will also...More

Thank JamesW-UK-Travel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Directly across from Strawberry Fields, this large building lies in quiet somber state. As if waiting for John Lennon to come home again. The entrance is gated off and due to the guards at the entrance, it’s a little uncomfortable standing there and staring at...More

Thank Christina R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It really is not just another doorman building in New York City. The Dakota, John Lennon's last residence in New York City's Upper West Side, is one of the most beautiful buildings in town and the entrance where John was killed is really spectacular -...More

1  Thank TheMeadowsTravel
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Quite cool to see this place where John Lennon was killed. Worth pooping across to have a look whilst visiting Strawberry Fields/Central Park

Thank HayleyHay5
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Here many famous and wealthy people have lived and lived here. Remember Jonh Lennon's apartment and when I killed him here in front ... a tragedy.

Thank salvatorecandiano
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Immortalised as the building where John Lennon lived and died but it actually has so much more to value - a building of amazing design and architecture and whilst it may be ignored by the sheer mass of surrounding buildings today, it had huge significance...More

Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed 28 October 2017

On our way to Central Park we made a point of calling by this apartment building to see where John Lennon lived and died. Maybe because there was some work going on but we didn't see anything to commemorate his life or the incident itself....More

Thank Alan1Bangor
Reviewed 18 October 2017

A very pretty building to look at, but most people visit the building to see the place where John Lennon was shot. The entrance is where the archway is down the side, its not obvious and there are doorman there to ask. Shames there is...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Beauty and tragedy in one location. So much history is this amazing building. Be sure to take the short walk to Strawberry Fields and see the John Lennon memorial.

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Probably be more interesting to people who were/are John Lennon fans. It’s a nice building to see but I never felt anything when I seen it, just thought, oh so this is where it happened. John Lennon died before I was born so he has...More

Thank TA-Scott83
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