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The Grand Central Terminal or Grand Central is the largest train station across the globe with 44 platforms and 67 railroads with a total land area of 48 acres. The Grand Central does not only serve thousands of commuters in New York, it is also a bustling venue where people converge for purposes other than travelling.

Grand Central?s nucleus is called the Main Concourse where ticket boots are located. This is also where the famous four-faced clock can be found. Made of opal, this iconic fixture is definitely more than a huge timepiece, but a work of art valued between $10 million to $20 million. Another clock found in front of the station?s facade hold?s the world?s biggest piece of Tiffany glass and planked by ornate sculptures of Mercury, Minerva and Hercules which was the largest sculptural when it was completed in 1914.

Just under the Main Course in Grand Central?s Dining Concourse which hosts the globally acclaimed Oyster Bar. There are other epicurean destinations found within the confines of the Grand Central including delis, fresh food market and bakeries. An extension of the New York Transit Museum can also be found here which showcases artifacts which illustrate the evolution of New York City?s subway and buses.

It is referred to as one of the quintessential New York locations which has been a favorite setting for films.
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