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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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Reviewed today

Many options to see this view for me the best view is from Hoboken. Get the water taxi from pier 78/79 for $9

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Rob B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There are many locations across the river to get awesome views of the skyline of Manhattan. One of the best views I have found very inspiring is from a vantage point before entering either of the tunnels to enter Manhattan. Also, the view from ferry...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank YatriForever
Reviewed yesterday

I think coming to NY is a little strange as before you have even been you feel like you have seen most of it (due to TV) The view does not disappoint and is fantastic, some iconic views and photos that will give you memories...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank deanbain1982
Reviewed 2 days ago

Subway is a great way to get around to see a wide variety of events, sights, etc. Just pay attention to directions as you get further away from the core city or you may need to exit and pay again on the other side of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AmyPinMN
Reviewed 3 days ago

The skyline of Manhattan is iconic and the vibe of the city is unique! Yes, it can be hectic and even intimidating at times but there really is nowhere else like NYC!!!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 175AllanM175
Reviewed 3 days ago

The view of Manhattan Skyline is at night from the back of the Free Ferry. Yes you can line up through security twice or just go past at night the Statue of Liberty for FREE! We took option B = FREE & avoid the ques...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ceowarren
Reviewed 3 days ago

Walked the High Line last year. It's a must see for any visitor to NYC.Most interesting! Lots of art and sculptures along the way and places to sit and watch the city below. There were even people sunbathing on wooden recliners!

Date of experience: June 2018
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The view was stunning, our entire stay in New York was absolutely amazing, walking everywhere, taking the train, the view was amazing no matter where you were standing at in New York , Had been my dream as long as I can remember.... My whole...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Frenchkiss444
Reviewed 4 days ago

NYC is my fave city in earth and I love that beautiful skyline. I'd probably recommend seeing it from Hoboken, NJ. or Brooklyn bridge zone but each one has to choose their own favorite spot too see it, always perfect to me tbh

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

Must see unforgettable sight. It is same as climbing a mountain and standing on the peak and looking at the expanse - same sort of feeling -- just being there to see the skyline. You can see from the circle line boat ride or entering...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JJJ0seph
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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 Jon S | Reviewed this property |
I can only talk of the Top of the Rock from which we took a viewing at the sunset hour (more expensive but worth it) this past March. We got up before sunset so saw the city in daylight, then as the sun set and finally in... More