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Top of the Rock Observation Deck

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Address: 30 Rockefeller Center, New York City, NY
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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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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Great views, not much space indoors!

We enjoyed our experience at Top of the Rock, however it was quite cramped indoors when it was a cold day. The views were crystal clear though! Not much of a wait to get inside as... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We enjoyed our experience at Top of the Rock, however it was quite cramped indoors when it was a cold day. The views were crystal clear though! Not much of a wait to get inside as the line moved quickly and we were able to hang out until sunset for great photos.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited the top of the rock on a clear warm December morning. The ticketing process was straight forward. Very well run. Kids really got a good sense of the size and layout of Manhattan.

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Thank Santoho
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went early in morning so line was manageable. All the views were beautiful. Wish we had come at night. But I am a traditionalist I prefer history and architecture of the Empire State, even though views are equal.

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Thank Bess N Ray S
Colwyn Bay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What can I say absolutely amazing views, we went and no lines to wait you have got to put this on your list to visit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

All I can say is that the best way to see Top of the Rock is with a Sun and Stars ticket. This allows you 2 trips to the top within 24 hours. You get to see 1 city looking amazing and totally different with doing this. Try to make sure you have a clear day and a clear night... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited this attraction in the evening, which I would highly recommend over the day as you get to see the city skyline all sparkled up and it's also more romantic! You get amazing views from the Observation deck which you will see views of a lifetime. Friendly staff and lifts to the top are very quick too. Will definitely be... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went there around Aug 2015. Was so surprised that during the day weather was perfect. Sunny but not too hot either but once we got to the top around 7pm..gosh it was so cold. Very windy but I didnt mind as i was too busy enjoyng the view and taking photos as well. Really love New York!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you want a view of the Empire State Building then this is the one you want to choose. If you buy a "sun and stars" ticket you can go back to see the same view with the city lights.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We pre booked tickets for 10.30am on a Friday. There was no queue for tickets or for pre booked when we arrived. Staff throughout were friendly. There is a security check which is expected. There is an optional photo opportunity which is fun to partake in but you dont have to buy the photos. The lift is about 43 seconds... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wow! l would suggest getting tickets the day before for your time slot but don't bother turning up early as they don't let you in. The views are amazing and well worth all the queuing.

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