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Top of the Rock Observation Deck

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Address: 30 Rockefeller Center, New York City, NY 10112-0015
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Top of the Rock Observation Deck, the newly opened, 3-tiered observation...

Top of the Rock Observation Deck, the newly opened, 3-tiered observation deck on the 67th, 69th and 70th floors of 30 Rockefeller Plaza, is New York City's most amazing attraction! The unforgettable experience includes a panoramic 360-degree, unobstructed view from the 70th floor observatory, 850 feet in the sky! Hours of Operation: 8:00 AM - Midnight, last elevator goes up at 11:00 PM.Main entrance is located on 50th Street between 5th & 6th Avenues.

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Top of the Rock - Rocks!!

A must see when visiting New York. We prefered to visit the Top of the Rock observatory, because from its rooftop you can see in front of you the amazing Empire State. I suggest... read more

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A must see when visiting New York. We prefered to visit the Top of the Rock observatory, because from its rooftop you can see in front of you the amazing Empire State. I suggest to plan your visit and book your tickets around sunset so you can see the city light up. For people with height fear I am not... More 

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Fribourg, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
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Forget the endless queues from the Empire State Building, forget the dirty windows of One World Observatory, Top of the Rock is the place to be !!. We booked ticket in advance, went there at 9h45 AM and were at the top about 10 minutes later. Security check was really efficient, staff friendly and effective. Then you get to the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

You can go up either day or night time, for different perspective of the city. The view of this city is amazing. Try to go outside of peak times, to avoid long queues.

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Great views, including Empire State & Cemtral Park, on a good clear day across all parts of NYC. Must do!

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Be aware : long lines and long waiting. We reached at 6:30 at 730 once we got to the counter despite a explorers pass were told to get an entrance booking only at 930 . Which was not a bad deal as the night time vies were as great as the Sun set ones we were told.

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Kent, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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Great views of the city. The fast elevator to the top was quite an experience! Try the skating rink too when to get back down to earth.

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No explanation needed, it's a must see on a first trip to New York. We went up at about 9pm and it was perfect. No lines to wait, straight to the top and Incredible view!

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Thank Anna L
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Very good view of Manhattan and central park. Recommend to visit on a day with clear sky for best view. The observation deck offers better view than Empire state building, so if you want to choose one of them, I highly recommend Top Of the Rock.

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impressive building, well organized staff which kept the ques moving well, great views, would recommend this, enjoyed

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We called in at 3.30 to book nighttime tickets. Picked 8pm and with a little queueing were up on to p by 8.20 ish just after sunset. Sunset is a busy time and the queue back down looked very big. By the time we went down over an hour after sunset it was rapid. The views of the manhattan skyline... More 

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