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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I recently visited NYC and decided to check out The Vessel. I have to admit that I was a bit disappointed. The structure itself is impressive and unique but climbing to the top was not worth the effort. Tickets are required for the timed entry....More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank marjorie712
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I’d u like modern and shopping malls then this area is for u.... I think this is just an obnoxious large staircase tourist trap that may be interesting to look at while passing by but not worth the climb. If you need more exercise then...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Davidgoodkarma
Reviewed 3 days ago

I'll start by saying it is free of charge but you need to book several days in advance. If you don't, you can buy a ticket for $10 and get instant entrance. That's what we did. It was worth it! The structure is gorgeous and...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Tomer_where_to_next
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A total useless building with stairs up and down, but a genius design. What a landmark this is becoming. My kids loved to run the stairs and chase each other, while we could explore and photograph it from multiple angles. We booked the free tickets...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Sander_Yoho
Reviewed 3 days ago

We walked the High Line and ended up in Hudson Yards. The centerpiece of that area is The Vessel, an open-air structure of interconnecting flights of stairs and landings. I'm a fan of M. C. Escher drawings and The Vessel looks like one of those...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank AldebaranFlorida
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Worth the walk from the hotel to see the vessel, what an impressive piece of architecture and engineering. I didn’t pay to go up but you can enjoy it without going on it, there are plenty of great angles to photograph it. It’s shiny and...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 552NathanG
Reviewed 4 days ago

Located by Hudson Yards, The Vessel is not only a work of Art but offers great views of the High Line and the Hudson Yards and waterways. Get you tickets early is does book up, the tickets are free. Climb your way up.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank BATMANCATWOMAN
Reviewed 5 days ago

I say this is a "must do". We paid for the "any time pass" ($10) but you can get free tickets if you're willing to take the time assigned. The views are really interesting, not just out to the Hudson river but even over the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank cantravnut
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very cool architecture, well designed. Yes, this is the new New York City. You can get free tickets by showing up, you may just not get the time you want. We got there at 10:30 on a Sunday and got free tickets but for 11:40....More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank HBerke
Reviewed 1 week ago

I swallowed my fear of heights to ascend the stairs on the Vessel. It's really cool to look at from all angles, from close and far distances. Each offers a different perspective. There's a great view of it from the High Line too. It's free...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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donnariccio
September 4, 2019|
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Response from Patricia S | Reviewed this property |
You can check the Hudson Yards website for free reservations. I recommend that you try to book it in advance if you have a particular time/day you'd like go. Otherwise, it can be hit or miss as to how crowded it is and... More
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Alexandra C
July 29, 2019|
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Response from Francesca J | Reviewed this property |
Given that you'll be arriving within this week, you will have to obtain your tickets there at the kiosk. Expect to enjoy other activities after you've gotten your tickets since more likely than not; your time slot will be... More
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