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Address: 45 Rockefeller Plaza, New York City, NY 10111-0100
Phone Number:
+1 212-332-6868
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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Rockefeller Center is a national historic landmark in the heart of Midtown...

Rockefeller Center is a national historic landmark in the heart of Midtown Manhattan. Home to Top of the Rock Observation Deck, NBC Studios, Radio City Music Hall and much more. Shop, dine and explore at one of New York's most inspiring locations.

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It was so beautiful to see decorated for christmas. New York becomes magical this time of year. I highly recommend it!

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It was so beautiful to see decorated for christmas. New York becomes magical this time of year. I highly recommend it!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were told this was a must see/do thing in NYC, so we did fight through the crowds to make our way to see the beautiful christmas tree. Its nice, nothing you cannot do without. Be warned, the crowds were crazy!

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited during the Christmas holiday and our VIP skate was the best part of our trip. We didn't have to battle the crowds to see the Christmas tree because we skated right under it! Tickets are expensive but in my opinion so worth the price.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you want to experience Christmas in New York, then stop by the Rockefeller Center! With the HUGE Christmas tree, Christmas carol light show, and ice skating rink this is the place to be! The best place to get into the Christmas spirit! Don't forget to stop by the window displays at SAKS 5th Avenue while you're there. It's good... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A real warm feeling of Christmas. The majestic tree, the kids on skates bundled up, the couples holding hands, so nice just to stand there and take it all in! Enjoy!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was crazy - packed the Sunday before Christmas, but we went back on a week day (and evening) and it was much better. The decorations were so festive and it was a great photo op.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is worth spending some time wandering around the shops and arcades. There is a lot of modern history in this building.

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Must see!!!!...,,,but a definite "tourist trap". Be sure to check out their website for rates for skating and of course ice skating rentals. They offer "themed" skating times (check out website) or just regular. We can say we have skated at Rockafeller Plaza....be mindful that it is always crowded. Not enough space to skate and not budget friendly. I know... More 

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What a stunning place! We liked the spectacular setting, the ice skating area, shops and restaurants.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

On xmas eve went there, must if you are in NYC to ice skate, bit expensive but ice skate with your partner must. Many restaurant/cafe there in the basement of the rock feller plaza. Food/drink bit expensive but worthy on a special day.

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This is the iconic New York that so many visitors imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building, iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the affordable to the ultra-fancy. Visit the Rockefeller Center to experience towering Art Deco grandeur, and foodies will love the busy restaurants that stay open late in Koreatown. After dark, Midtown calms down a bit, but at any time of day or night it still feels 100% New York.
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