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Empire State Building Tickets - Observatory and Optional Skip the Line Tickets
from US$38.00*
Empire State Building Tickets - Observatory and Optional Skip the Line Tickets
from US$38.00*
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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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Had a great visit. Views at night were stunning. I can say going here at night is much convenient. No need to wait in lines and you have enough space to take pictures . Personnels are accommodating and friendly.

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Reviewed today

what a fantastic experience it was to go up to the 86th observatory floor,it was cold a windy when we went up,but its well worth a visit

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Great renovation. To the entry. The best views of the city. We could see Macy’s. The Chrysler building and so much more

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Reviewed yesterday

Iconic building.....great photos from a distance, especially in evening when lit . Easy to find , another 'must see' ticked off list!

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Good view, not so high like I have imagined! Good to see the sunset there and take some pictures! Go with jackets

Thank JuRoque
Reviewed yesterday

Thought it was gonna take longer, but fortunately it was a short wait for the lift to the 80th floor and from there we just used the stairs to get to the top (viewing point). with so many things to do in NY, the only...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Well organized, beautiful view over New YorkPity that there's no possibility to visit rooms/offices/spaces in rest of building

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Reviewed yesterday

When it comes to panoramic views of Ny, is very hard to compete with the view you get from the Empire State. It’s just incredible, and it makes for amazing pictures.The only downfall would be that it gets quite pricey, the ticket until the 86th...More

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Great view. Amazing building. Staff were very friendly and informative. The place is definitely a must see place if you’re in New York.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It’s probably not the best city views I ever had but as it’s so iconic he needs to be done once It’s costs $38 dollars to get to the 86th floor and an additional $20 to go to the 102nd floor. I went to the...More

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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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14 November 2018|
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Response from 2332dian | Reviewed this property |
I haven’t been there on Christmas Day but crowds from Thanksgiving through Christmas Eve are huge. I don’t know about Queens. Have fun
20 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
19 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