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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
Upper West Side
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"john lennon"
in 59 reviews
"strawberry fields"
in 30 reviews
"central park west"
in 7 reviews
"upper west side"
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"beatles fan"
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"ono"
in 9 reviews
"beautiful building"
in 10 reviews
"modern history"
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"his life"
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"imagine memorial"
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"apartment building"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was something of a pilgrimage for a Beatles fan but be warned you will be frog marched off the curb if you try to get close to the gateway where the dastardly event took place forty years ago. Yoko has made no attempt to...More

1  Thank Dennis A
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Reviewed 9 June 2018

There is a certain notoriety of being the location where a celebrity was shot. Such it is here at The Dakota where John Lennon was shot December 8, 1980 -- almost 40 years ago! After visiting Strawberry Fields and the IMAGINE memorial in Central Park,...More

Thank StuartGustafson
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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

This is a must visit for Beatles fans.This is John Lennons place.if you like Beatles and John Lennon come here.

Thank SE s
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Reviewed 25 May 2018

Its a beautiful building opposite central park, now informas for the murder of john lennon and a must see for his fans

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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

It’s a must for those who are concerned with the fait of John Lennon. Those who don’t better skip this visit.

Thank RdGTheNetherlands
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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Took a look as we where passing by. I get it if J.L. Is one of your hero’s. Otherwise don’t waste any of your time in this fabulous city visiting this building.

1  Thank Lambretta101
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

The historic Dakota is located in the Upper West Side directly across the street from Central Park. Amazing architecture and a creepy ambiance makes this building a must see. Jolly Chriss

Thank LUCKY J
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Don’t miss if you are in Central Park, more historic for Beatles or John Lennon fans. It is near the American Museum of Natural History. See the nearby Strawberry Fields Memorial in Central Park.

Thank Gerald H
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

We stay near here while in NYC so we walk past it a lot. It was where John Lennon lived and Strawberry fields and the Imagine spot are just across the street in Central Park, so it's worth a quick look if you want to...More

1  Thank Sara I
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

This iconic building is where John Lennon was shot dead in Dec 1980 By a deranged fan Mark Chapman. This building is still home to Johns widow Yoko Ono, other famous people that live there is Bono from the band U2

Thank Ian M
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Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the
Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a
quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of
downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the
city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the
American Museum of Natural History, which has been
welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for
over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center,
...More
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