A new 3-story observatory is opening atop Boston’s Prudential Tower. Check out the stunning view

BOSTON — A new three-story observatory deck atop Boston’s Prudential Tower opens next month.

Boston 25 on Tuesday got a look inside the sprawling space known as “View Boston,” which begins on the 52nd floor of the building and offers stunning panoramic views of the city.

Visitors will be able to get an even better look at the spectacular skyline when they step up on an elevated viewing platform called “The Lookout.” Guests will have the ability to zoom in on neighborhoods across the city and learn more about the landmarks and attractions that make them special.

The city landmarks jump right out at you. Fenway, Citgo, Hancock, Trinity, MIT, the Charles, the golden dome on Beacon Hill.

The 51st floor of the observatory is called “The Cloud Terrace.”

The Cloud Terrace features a 360-degree open-air roof deck and is filled with plenty of photo opportunities. This floor offers a selfie station known as “The Big Picture,” which gives people the opportunity to take a photo with Boston as the backdrop. The photo is taken from the perspective of a camera mounted on the nearby 200 Clarendon Street skyscraper.

Before heading down to the last floor, visitors can dine or get a drink at “Stratus,” an indoor-outdoor cocktail lounge. Stratus features seasonal craft cocktails as well as sharable plates inspired by locals.

The final and 50th floor of the observatory is known as “The City.”

While visiting The City, people are able to interact with exhibits, including “Boston 365,” a three-dimensional model of the city; “Explore Boston,” an interactive neighborhood discovery tool that lets guests find things to do in Boston based on their interests; an immersive theater with a 270-degree screen that plays a short film showing the city, and “The Finale,” where guests will receive a personalized itinerary for the remainder of their visit.

The City level also includes “The Beacon,” a bistro with family-friendly menu options and a private dining space called “Studio 50.”

View Boston opens on June 15. Tickets can be purchased here.

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