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NYC Empire State Observatory Admission; Skip-the-Line Option
from US$37.00*
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ADMISSION TICKETS (2)
NYC Empire State Observatory Admission; Skip-the-Line Option
from US$37.00*
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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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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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20 West 34th Street, New York City, NY 10118-0114
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Reviewed today

Weather was great, so views really good. It was very busy, but managed to get some good photos. The building was fabulous, a must if in nyc

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Reviewed today

An early morning visit is to be recommended, minimal queuing and speedy entry to this great attraction. The staff were very helpful and courteous and made our visit memorable.

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Thank Stephen D
Reviewed today

We booked the private tour first thing in the morning- 5:45am!!! I am not a morning person but soooo happy we did this! Employees were friendly and this is truly a private group. Watched the sun rise at the top of the Empire State Building-what...More

Thank Moormans
Reviewed today

Great views of New York The cost is high but it's super to be in such a wonderful structure and see the entire skyline of the City!

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Thank tabledsoe
Reviewed today

Excellent.First time in New York enjoyed every minute. Empire State Building is a must for anyone. Got there just after opening, so no queuing. Spectacular views of the whole city. Will be returning.

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Thank sandrarowbottom1965
Reviewed today

Amazing view from this iconic building it looks fantastic at night Staff very helpful with disabilities & over all experience good

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Thank Anne A
Reviewed today via mobile

Well organized...while you wait you can follow the changes that Empire State have had in the last year, to become one of leading sustainable building in the world...wow.... Impressive how they build this in, back more than 80 years, in 13 months!!!!

Thank JMA1971
Reviewed today via mobile

Tickets bought on site during the day. You have a few options of floors and night or day. We did the main deck, on 86th floor, is $34 for an adult during the night. We had dinner then went up at around 10: 30pm. Closes...More

Thank Northana
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This is a must see experience. Make sure you purchase the tickets for the two observation areas. The first is outdoors so it's best to go when the weather is good. The highest observation area is inside and a lot smaller. Keep in mind that...More

Thank Donna M
Reviewed today

Fabulous views. Not crowded at all even tho we bought the express pass we didn't need it but I could imagine it could get very crowded. It was a bit overcast on the day we went so that's probably why there weren't as many people....More

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SuperGroverToo
20 September 2018|
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Response from Sharon W | Reviewed this property |
the city pass gets you through the inital entry without queing, but once you're through that, you have to line up with everyone else - all the pass does is enable you to avoid the long queues for entry tickets.
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mariacspi
14 September 2018|
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Response from Empire_State_Bldg | Property representative |
Hi Miriam - Thank you for your inquiry! If the person who bought your tickets will not be present when the tickets are being used, please have them write a note authorizing you to use those tickets, with your full names and... More
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TeeELInc
27 August 2018|
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Response from Empire_State_Bldg | Property representative |
Hi TeeELInc, Thank you for your inquiry. When purchasing tickets via third-party vendors, we do recommend asking them these questions directly as we’re unable to advise on how third-party vendors provide the tickets. With... More
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