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Top of the Rock Observation Deck

30 Rockefeller Center, New York City, NY 10112-0015
+1 212-698-2000
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Top of the Rock Observation Deck, the newly opened, 3-tiered observation deck on the 67th, 69th and 70th floors of 30 Rockefeller Plaza, is New York City's most amazing attraction! The unforgettable experience includes a panoramic 360-degree, unobstructed view from the 70th floor observatory, 850 feet in the sky! Hours of Operation: 8:00 AM - Midnight, last elevator goes up at 11:00 PM.Main entrance is located on 50th Street between 5th & 6th Avenues.
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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30 Rockefeller Center, New York City, NY 10112-0015
+1 212-698-2000
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If your looking for the views over Manhatten and want to avoid the wait and crush at Empire State then this is the place. Virtually no queues, relatively quick access to 3 levels of viewing and stunning aspects across the whole of Manhatten including the...More

Thank Daren B
Reviewed yesterday

Went up this attraction on a beautiful Sunday morning and wasn't disappointed. The staff was friendly and efficient and the views were simply breathtaking seeing Central Park on one side and the Empire States on the other. I thought this was better than Empire States...More

Thank Trex74
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great views of Central Park and Empire State Building. This is original building you see the black and white pictures of the guys sat on the beams resting during construction. Great imposing view of the high rise city. Bit difficult navigating ticket booth and then...More

Thank chrisbutler2016
Reviewed yesterday

Love this attraction. Took my three sons, 18, 16 and 12. They couldn't stop taking photo's of the view. Different levels of 360 views. Inside they take a photo of you sitting on the beam, then they sell them at ridiculous price!!

Thank EnricaFHertfordshire
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We timed out visit so we went up in daylight and saw sunset and the city light up! It was a fantastic sight and probably my favourite sight! Packed solid with people and a long wait to go down in the lift afterwards but worth...More

Thank holidaygirlNewbury
Reviewed yesterday

its best to make a booking in advance as night time is rather crowded and you may have to wait for hours to get in. The wait is worth it as you get to see NY city all lit up.

Thank Chithalka_Ambrose
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went up to the top of the rock later on in the day. We got a city pass so managed to cut most of the queueing. When you get to the top, you are able to see the fantastic New York skyline with the...More

Thank Janet c
Reviewed yesterday

We visited Top of the Rock on a very clear afternoon.....what a view! We ordered tickets online the previous day; it's great to have your tickets in advance. Staff is friendly and helpful. The view is truly amazing. A great experience.

Thank Dawn R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Brought tickets in advance and presumed we could just exchange them and head up. But on Friday night turned up at 7.30pm and was told it was a 2 hour wait .... our mistake! So rebooked for Sunday morning at 10am and we weren't disappointed....More

Thank HarryHarris1000
Reviewed yesterday

Yes, it's touristy, but well worth it for one of the most monumental views of a metropolis you will ever see. My daughter and I went to the top of the rock at night and I'm glad we did as the glittering lights made for...More

Thank dj_daddy_b
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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22 August 2017|
Response from Sh1nyT0p | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, we didnt catch the sun set. Arrive on Top about 15 mins before the forecasted sunset for the day and you'll be good. HTH
12 August 2017|
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Response from RockefellerCenter | Property representative |
Hello! The Sky Shuttle elevators features a transparent roof only. The ride up is approximately 43 seconds, making for a very brief experience. Best of luck!
11 August 2017|
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Response from RockefellerCenter | Property representative |
Hello! We strongly suggest purchasing timed tickets in advance directly through our website to ensure immediate entry at your desired date and time. Once entering with that ticket, you will be on the deck within 10-20... More