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Manhattan Skyline

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Empire State Building Tickets - Observatory and Optional Skip the Line Tickets
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Empire State Building Tickets - Observatory and Optional Skip the Line Tickets
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Reviewed today

It can be very mesmerising to just find a vantage point and just enjoy the view from a distance...knowing all the hustle and bustle of the city that never sleeps

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Stressman101
Reviewed today

I highly recommend taking a tour via Grayline for the city sights and learning many things about New York.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Linda B
Reviewed 2 days ago

The skyline was everything that we expected of New York. Soon to change with more and bigger skyscrapers being built.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank hospitalman
Reviewed 2 days ago

I've been looking at the NY skyline all my life, and it still looks like The Land of Oz to me. The Empire State Building (our mascot) with its light shows to celebrate different occasions (my favorite is Valentine's Day, when its red lights thump...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank AlreadyBeenTaken711
Reviewed 3 days ago

At the end of a long day, we used a walk on the Brooklyn Bridge as an opportunity to check two items off of our New York "to do list". NYC skyline at night is outstanding. You have seen innumerable pictures in magazines and movies,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Larry C
Reviewed 3 days ago

A must see from the rivers edge at Brooklyn Bridge. best seen in bright light with no clouds, we were lucky with the blue sky, but it was freezing.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank juneywoo
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The skyline is just iconic. It is like being in a movie at every corner. So lovely and the night lights make the city sparkle and beam!!!

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Baybug2012
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is just so iconic, and so familiar - such a thrill to see it for real. I would definitely recommend that you try to see it.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Sandra M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

There's nothing that quite compares to the New York skyline. You'll find some of the oldest and most iconic buildings in the world. The Empire State Building is a beacon in blue. The Chrysler Building shimmers in the winter sunshine. It'll not disappoint you whether...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CambridgeJo
Reviewed 4 days ago

Had a lovely view from the Brooklyn side from the base of the Brooklyn Bridge at night, it's exactly what you'd expect given it seems so familiar from the TV!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank smh1302
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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
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August 6, 2018|
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Response from janban2016 | Reviewed this property |
We went in April. It was cold but lovely and sunny. I can imagine any part would be good in early October. We hired bikes and explored all over. Wish we were going again.
July 26, 2018|
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Response from Ann N | Reviewed this property |
Growing up in NYC as we both did we have always taken pubic transit( subway/bus) or walked .Your best bet is to do as the"natives" do: walk or use public transportation. I've never taken a tour bus anyplace I've been to... More
July 24, 2018|
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Response from sonjap376 | Reviewed this property |
Top of the rocks gives best view however we have visited in May and a skyscraper under construction close to top of the rocks limited the view. Two years ago we have been at Empire State Building and liked it a lot. Also... More