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Empire State Building Tickets - Observatory and Optional Skip the Line Tickets
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Empire State Building Tickets - Observatory and Optional Skip the Line Tickets
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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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Price and time to wait don't give expect result . This visiting is not for pleasure, its only for check-in and good mark.

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited the Empire State building on my first day - my birthday! It was awesome! I hate heights but managed it to the 86 floor, how could you not, the views are awesome 360 degree views of Manhatton - WOW

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Martin-j21
Reviewed yesterday

We visited the Empire State Building during a rainy chilly evening in early Nov 2018. It was beyond wonderful and beyond amazing. Words cannot express the magnificence of it all. After our visit, we had yummy tacos downstairs in the restaurant. Overall, our visit exceeded...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It may no longer be the tallest building in New York but it is still one of the most impressive. From walking in there is a feeling of grandeur and a great sense of history. This 1931 Art Deco building stands 102 floors high took...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Waiting line was long during the day, so I have visited the building during the night and I was really fascinated by the shining city landmark.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank JaroslavNecas
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We did the top of the rock by night and empire state by day to see the city in a different light. Got there as soon as the building opened, no queues and straight to the top, awesome views and incredible sights. The lift ceilings...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Raymondson
Reviewed yesterday

First time visiting the ESB and it was an amazing experience.. Unfortunately it was damp and cloudy that day but we were still able to see pretty far in the distance. Next time I visit NYC will probably be warmer out and I would like...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kim L
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Really an amazing experience! I was waiting for so long to see all the famous beautiful NYC skyscrapers! Thank you for the brilliant opportunity and all services provided!

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Make sure it's a clear day. Staff are extremely friendly and helpful. Still a good experience in rubbish weather.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank joannedW3573JY
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Something we have always wanted to do - it was worth the trip, but likely not something we would pay to do again - worth the extra money to skip the 2 hour line to get to the top

Date of experience: December 2018
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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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