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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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A really beautiful view, I really recommend going there when the sun goes down. I was there in February and then it was not a very long que.

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Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed today via mobile

A must. Did the double trip day and night. Views spectacular went when first opened,no queuing. Then evening about 10.30 freezing. And I'm scared of heights.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Dorothy S
Reviewed today via mobile

An absolute must for anyone visiting NY Find your way around to the observation entrance in 34th street and your in. Go straight forward and around the edge of the room we got stuck at a barrier that must be for more prominent visitors. Unless...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank scottw166
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited after a long transatlantic flight and longer day. Feeling very tired we walked from our hotel to ESB hoping for a huge and spectacular Vista and boy, we weren't disappointed. Lift to 86th floor and 360° views of New York at night. Highly...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We decided to go up the Empire State Building at night as we wanted to see the city all lit up. The building was fairly quiet at around 11pm and we got to the top pretty quickly. The views were spectacular!!! Used the New York...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 876zaral
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Totally enjoyed this experience. Defiantly worth doing. There was no queue but we got there early (about 10:30) Not much else to say really; it dose exactly what it says on the tin and what you would expect from a high building. I have been...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very nice, but very crowded and cold in the winter. Worth it, can visit twice with same ticket in the same day, day and night.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank hermannalex
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

As you would expect the views are great. There are 360 degree views of the city. If you want to avoid the queues go early we were there well before 9am and there was no wait.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank elmstaylor
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Done the Empire State (which we had great view of for our Hotel) at 10pm at night. Busy and amazing to see all the lights and landmarks.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sharon61
Reviewed yesterday

I have travelled to NYC well over 30 times in my life, with the latest time being the Family Day Weekend 2019. My partner had never been up the Empire State Building so we decided to visit this iconic building. (This was my third time...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Catans
10 February 2019|
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Response from Empire_State_Bldg | Property representative |
Hi Catans, Thank you for planning a visit to our Observatories. We strongly recommend visiting during our off peak times hours between 8AM-9:30AM or after 11PM, but please note that peak visiting times vary by season. We... More
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Jacqueline M
5 February 2019|
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Response from Empire_State_Bldg | Property representative |
Hi Jacquelin, Thank you for reaching out to us. When upgrading AM/PM experience tickets to VIP Express passes, please note that each ticket will need to be upgraded separately for an additional $31 per ticket for each... More
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Jacqueline M
4 February 2019|
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Response from Empire_State_Bldg | Property representative |
Hi Jacquelin, Thank you for planning a visit to our Observatories. Yes, you can purchase our AM/PM experience either online or on-site during your visit. During your visit, please head over to one of our kiosk stations to... More
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