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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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Reviewed today

Visited in January, no queues. Got the ticket through using the NY Pass which is included. Fantastic views, not to be missed if visiting NY.

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed today

The best is during sunset and after sunset, during the nightfallen. In my opinion, you will have to climb to the top around 4 p.m or 4:30 p.m.

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed today

The inside is a amazing from start to finish, what I do recommend tho is take your pics before you go out to the top, ( there is many opportunities )as when you exit you leave by another part of the building we had to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed today

The building itself is an architectural delight and the views from the top are spectacular . Worth the visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sandy22121958
Reviewed yesterday

They should have a priority for families with children! If you have a baby 2 years old and you carry with your a baby trolley.... you can understand the meaning of what i say.

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

We went to the top of the Empire State Building on a cold evening in December. It was a lot of fun and the views were great! It is a little expensive, but it is something you will be glad you did on your visit...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jjbrady2017
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A must see, I went at night and the views were spectacular. We used the explorer pass which was ideal to get into various attractions such as this.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lahughes76
Reviewed yesterday

Visited Oct 2018 Went at 7pm and no queues, and New York was all lit up at this point so excellent photo shots We didn't pay to go right up to the top and just went to the middle floor viewing (86th floor) It was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ManchesterChristine
Reviewed yesterday

I loved this place before i go from movies, and when i went there i loved it more, it is historical and with nice view for newyork city, but take care it is so cold at night.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mina S
Reviewed yesterday

Had the best vacation in New York. The Empire State Building is wonders. Definitely coming back to visit again!!

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Susan L
9 January 2019|
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Response from Empire_State_Bldg | Property representative |
Hi Susan L., Thank you for your interest in visiting our Observatories. We have a thorough security process to ensure the safety of our guests. We hope to welcome you soon! -Empire State Building
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Bromologist1
28 December 2018|
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Response from markmR7266AA | Reviewed this property |
It wasn’ t a nuclear power plant, just a transformer that turned the low cloudy sky blue when a fire started and caused the arc of electricity across two terminals. Did see it and not too bothered!
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photomatty1353
27 December 2018|
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Response from Empire_State_Bldg | Property representative |
Hi Matt B., Thank you for your interest in visiting our Observatories! Yes, our 86th floor Observatory is open to the public in the rain. However, poor weather can impair visibility. We recommending calling ahead of time... More
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