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One World Observatory

Open today: 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
NYC One World Trade Center Observatory Skip-the-Line Ticket
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NYC One World Trade Center Observatory Skip-the-Line Ticket
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There are a million things to experience in New York City, but there’s only one way to see them all at once. You can start by hopping a Sky Pod to the top of the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere. There, 102 stories up, find yourself...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
285 Fulton Street, One World Trade Center, New York City, NY 10007-0089
Financial District
+1 844-696-1776
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Reviewed today via mobile

This is a wonderful building and definitely stands tall in the wake of the 9/11 attacks. However the observation deck is a bit dull. The lift to the top is good. Offers a good timelapse of the city skyline and also the first room is...More

Thank jobennett14
Reviewed today via mobile

I was looking forward to this visit since I had not been to the World Trade Center site since 9/11. While the elevator take less time to travel the 100 floors than my hotel's to travel 5, the crowds were rude and the site allows...More

Thank 717perrye
Reviewed today via mobile

Visited with friends and we were impressed. The experience of ascending 100+ floors in under a minute was impressive in itself, but the show when stepping out of the lift really was the highlight. Views as you would expect are great and a real contrast...More

Thank JonnySecrett
Reviewed today

Fantastic views of Manhattan and beyond. A great experience. Pre book to avoid waiting in line, there's a lot of people doing this tour.

Thank DTH22
Reviewed today

Of all the things we did in NYC this was by far the most disappointing. We wanted to avoid the tourist trap, and have a meal at One Dine for the view instead. But being made to buy a Skypod pass meant being herded up...More

1  Thank DaisyDuck301
Reviewed today via mobile

This is an absolute must whether you’re visiting NYC or living there. I highly suggest the VIP tour!! It’s so worthwhile and worth the $70 admission price. Not only do you learn more about 9-11, but you learn about the structures past and present, and...More

Thank Lorinn S
Reviewed today

It will take some time to arrive at the top, but you will like the view. You can have a lunch or drink a beer on the top! Try to book in advance your tickets.

Thank RanG60
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This should be New Yorks # 1. The elevator ride is entertaining. Then a slide show against a wall that opens to the best view ever. Just breathtaking. Do not miss. Probably the best value in NYC and if you want you can have a...More

Thank Roger B
Reviewed yesterday

The staff of this observatory is very well organized and large crowds are handled very professionally and moved along quickly. Nevertheless, it is crowded and it is not always easy to take photos without jostling and inconsiderate tourists, from all over the world. The view...More

Thank r0bertpk
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

As a novice to NYC, had lots of friends and relatives recommendations on places to go and see. This one was the one that blew us away. 102 floors and just under a minute to reach top where views are truly amazing. Bar and restaurant...More

Thank Jasper230
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Financial District
At the southernmost tip of Manhattan, the Financial
District is where New York City began as a center of
commerce. Today, the historic streets and beautiful
setting are complemented by museums, countless
skyscrapers, and the heart of the Financial District,
home to Wall Street and the New York Stock Exchange.
Catch the Staten Island Ferry for an unbeatable view
of the skyline and Statue of Liberty, or sail to Ellis
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19 September 2018|
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Response from Yolande N | Reviewed this property |
Purchase your tickets online and miss the line! We got tickets on our phone mins before we decided to go.
7 September 2018|
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Response from Happy T | Reviewed this property |
We had 4 online tickets for a tour and we weren’t ID’d. We just needed the tickets with the barcode.
26 July 2018|
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Response from beawalker105 | Reviewed this property |
I'd allow 2 hrs. You'll be surprised that even the elevator ride to the top is exciting and educational. We did the "self tour" with the Ipad and loved it. Then, there is a restaurant you may want to consider for your... More