A must do! We visited at 11pm and it was still very busy. What a view of NYC at night time. Well worth the wait.
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Worth the ticket price and long lines for admission - this is a historic sight loaded with history and fun facts about architecture and the development of the Big Apple as a global metropolis. You can't beat the wraparound views from the observation deck!
We had prebooked with our city pass, but still had huge queues as every stage. Just had to shuffle along with everyone. It is amazing at the top, one of the "must do " things in NY. We walked from the 85th to the outside...More
Arrive at the Empire State Building without any tickets. Saw the signs about their VIP Experience, asked and we were told we could have a pre-fix dinner at their restaurant. This gave us access to the observatory as well for less than the VIP tickets...More
Spectacular views on the outside observation deck, but we had to wait 90 minutes to get in! Understandably there is tight security but the queues to get in are like something from a Disney attraction, without the same thrill! Yes, the views are great but...More
This was a great experience to see both lower & uper manhattan, we went right up to observatory deck, good experience.
After visiting NY many times but not going to Empire State building, I must say the wait is worth it. Just the building architecture and the incredible story of how quickly and efficiently it was built is enough to warrant a visit.
It's really quite simple folks, if you want to beat the queues you make the effort and get out of bed early and get there for when the ESB opens at 8am. Trust me, it's worth it! Yes it's pricey but it's an icon of...More