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Empire State Building Tickets - Observatory and Optional Skip the Line Tickets
from US$37.00*
Empire State Building Tickets - Observatory and Optional Skip the Line Tickets
from US$37.00*
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The world-famous Empire State Building offers unobstructed panoramic views of New York City and beyond from 8 a.m. until 2 a.m. daily. Our 86th and 102nd floor Observation Decks offer the two highest vantage points in New York City. Soaring 1,454...more
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20 West 34th Street, New York City, NY 10118-0114
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Reviewed today

My visit to the Empire State Building was exiting. It is an experience that you must experience.You cannot describe this emotion.

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Reviewed today

We visited on a sunny day in October 2018 and the waiting time to get in the lift was minimal, the staff were personable and happy to help. They are all dressed in smart uniform. A female member of staff with dreadlocks on the 86th...More

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We went at night on a Sunday and it very crowded. It was hard to walk around and find a good place to take pictures. The line for the elevator was very long and the flight of stairs were faster but exhausting.

Thank Diana T
Reviewed today

A must do if you've never been up. Some good history on the way up and worth paying the extra just once to go up to the 102nd floor.

Reviewed yesterday

Great visit to Empire State Building with af fantastic view overlooking New York and a friendly staff.

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Reviewed yesterday

The Empire State Building is a must see for everyone who visits NYC. Just the elevator ride is a must see. The history displays are awesome and the view at the top - brings back memories of movies shot here and the view is spectacular.

Thank Albert Y
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We came here on our 2nd full day in New York as it was a must do on our list of things to do! We pre-booked tickets meaning we didn’t have to queue for tickets and could head straight for the elevator queue. After 20-25...More

Thank Max P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Got there early in the morning staff were very helpful the building itself is amazing the size and the opulent marbles and fixings and built in eighteen months in the depression. The views are amazing but on the day we were there very windy but...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We enjoyed our visit. We purchased the VIP tickets and the staff made sure that we did not wait in any line. The view is awesome. Recommend a trip to ESB and VIP tickets.

Thank Deborah S
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Well worth the money and great views!!! We took our time on the outdoor observatory and had fantastic views. Much less expensive than another observation location with now viewing obstructions we paid the extra $$$ for the top which was fun.

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This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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21 October 2018|
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Response from LeaF202 | Reviewed this property |
If it is a clear and sunny day, go to the 102nd floor - it is worth it!
sinan e
20 October 2018|
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Response from Empire_State_Bldg | Property representative |
Hi sinan e, Thank you for your inquiry! Children under the age of 6 are free. Tickets for children under 6 can be picked up at the ticket desk upon arrival or added to your order if you choose to purchase your tickets... More
Arthur T
11 October 2018|
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Response from Peter H | Reviewed this property |
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