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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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350 Fifth Avenue, Between 33rd and 34th Streets, New York City, NY 10118-0110
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If you are pressed for time, go early in the morning. We went at 0830 and had to be back to our hotel by 12 noon. The people at the hotel wasn't sure we'd have time but we thought we would try it out. We...More

Thank Amy R
Reviewed today

I always wanted to go to the Empire State Building, it was in King Kong and you've got mail. I was not expecting the views, Great! The lobby brass wall is great too!

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The best time to visit the Empire State Building is when it opens at 10am before the queues get too long. The views from the Empire State Building are breath taking and you do get a 360 degree view of this vibrant city as you...More

Thank LDaws67
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Very efficient operation allowing fairly quick access to the upper reaches and the fantastic views afforded from there. A bit busy at the top to get maximum enjoyment.

1  Thank Billy M
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Everyone says not to do the "touristy" things on your vacation but they draw in so many tourists because they're cool. The Empire State Building, while mildly overpriced, was not something to miss. It's so iconic that any other "tall building" around does not hold...More

Thank erinwilson1996
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Prices in NYC are rediculous and this is typical. Almost $200 for 4 adults and one child is just too expensive. However e did it anyway and started around 5pm. However the skylines looks so much better when the Sun sets and all those lights...More

Thank amohanty90
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Came here a few years ago and the Empire State Building was on the bucket list. Im so glad I went up, the views are breathtaking. The architectural design is superb and the staff were happy to help. A must visit

Thank s0uthw0rthb
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We went on Tuesday to the Empire State Building and the view was exhilarating!! We did the 86th floor view which was so much to see! It’s romantic and beautiful all at once! We were in NY for our anniversary. A must do if you...More

Thank dina0158
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Go on a day with clear skies. The view won’t disappoint and the architecture/history is wonderful too.

Thank Gideon M
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Visited this view point for the first time on our trip. Entry was very fast with no wait time at all. We went to the 80th floor and then to the 86th floor. On the 80th floor you look out of large windows. On 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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Jordyn B
28 June 2018|
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Response from Empire_State_Bldg | Property representative |
Hi Jordyn B., Thank you for your inquiry! Depending on the time, day, or season of your arrival you’ll be treated to a different perspective on the city. Whether or not there is cloud coverage doesn’t tend to depend on the... More
Lizka B
1 June 2018|
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Response from Empire_State_Bldg | Property representative |
Hi Lizka B., Thank you for your inquiry! Please note, you do still need to wait in the ticketing line in order to present your New York Pass to our ticketing booth so they may provide you with a voucher for your visit. We... More
Nero M
21 April 2018|
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Response from traveling_al_916 | Reviewed this property |
It won't allow you to skip the line. I went at night and there was no line really. You will need to convert it to an actual admission ticket. You can bring bags. You'll go through the same you would of them as you would... More