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The United Nations

Map & Directions 46th & 1st Ave.
New York, NY 10017
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212-963-4475
  • Mon-Fri 9:30am-4pm

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While the U.N. does get to boast some of the ugliest buildings ever seen, it also gets to boast the most fascinating tour. Tours are in 17 languages, there's great artwork, and technically, if you are on U.N. soil you are on international soil, which is really cool, for some reason. Of course, visits cannot be conducted when the General Assembly is in session, but since that ever useful body only tends to meet once a year for a month, or something like that, scheduling around it is safe.

Hours: March-December Daily 9am-5pm; January & February Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.

 
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  • luz moreno wrote a review for The United Nations
    on 07/22/10
    4

    The building is in constuction now, is dificul the visit becase not appreciate totality the UN building for these reason.

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Tips from foursquare

  • HISTORY on 03/29/10

    The United Nations relocated here from its first headquarters in Flushing Meadows Park, Queens, in 1951.

  • The White House on 11/22/11

    President Obama delivered an address to the United Nations General Assembly on overcoming the numerous challenges that stand in the way of a lasting peace.

  • National Post on 09/24/10

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper was like the Slap-Chop guy... shedding his 'reticence' while making Canada’s pitch for a Security Council seat. http://natpo.st/cOFn3R

  • Contigo! on 08/20/12

    Beyoncé passou por aqui e gravou um clipe lindíssimo e emocionante da música I Was Here, para a campanha World Humanitarian Day. Já viu? Conhece o projeto? Então, corre lá no nosso site!

  • EPIX HD on 07/07/11

    The covert organization S.H.I.E.L.D., which includes members suchas Iron Man and Thor, was founded by Nick Fury and is under thejurisdiction of the United Nations.

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