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Top of the Rock Observation Deck

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Address: 30 Rockefeller Center, New York City, NY 10112-0015
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Top of the Rock Observation Deck, the newly opened, 3-tiered observation...

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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The best observation deck in NYC?

The usual dilemma : Empire State Building, Top of the Rock or One World Trade Center? We went with the Rock and I think this was the right choice : tickets were very easy to... read more

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Paris, France
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293 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 391 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The usual dilemma : Empire State Building, Top of the Rock or One World Trade Center? We went with the Rock and I think this was the right choice : tickets were very easy to purchase (I ordered them online a couple of hours before), almost no waiting, everything is very well organized. And, more importantly, you get stunning 360... More 

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Norfolk Island, Australia
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fabulous views from all around, supposedly better than the Empire State Building. Fairly smooth process getting up but you do still have to wait a little while got the elevators to take you up or down. Great photo opportunities but the best was the walking tour that rakes you around all the buildings to learn the history of it all.

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Acton, Massachusetts
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Some say visiting the Rock is better than the Empire State Building. It's a better view and shorter lines to wait in. If you want a great view of the New York Skyline, this is the place.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
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It started with elevator, takes you to 102 floor in less than a minute. While going up you take a journey of NY city transformation though centuries. Than couple of minutes overview with 3-d. They offer you to rent iPad to view and recognize buildings for 15$. I was little disappointed with the offer. They should make it part of... More 

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Glad chose Top of Rock as opposed to Empire State Building as recommended by precious visitors. Visited at approx 11.00am no substantial queues. The whole process was without a hitch. The views superb and great viewing area.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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Highly recommend this attraction at night for the views of the city. Incredible experience and a lot easier to access than Empire State Building. Don't fight for pictures as soon as you go outside...there are 2 further levels above with the top being open and no restrictions for pictures.

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Lytham St Annes, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I booked online te night before we visited choosing a 910am slot. There were no queues downstairs, the queues upstairs were very short and the observation decks were not very crowded. We picked this over Empire State as it gives you views beyond the Rockefeller which are blocked from the Empire State - the view of Central Park was amazing.... More 

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Cumbernauld, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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Really the only way to see the Empire State Building! Ostensibly an alternative to the ESB, but this way you get to see the ESB in all is glory, particularly at night. Great views all around and well worth the visit.

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milano
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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We visited early in the morning and offered an amazing view of the city. Appreciated the reservation, so that no long lasting queue like the one we experienced at the Empire State Building. Easy to visit, great view and courtesy

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Canton of Lucerne, Switzerland
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Some years ago I went to the top of the Empire State with business colleagues and we found the experience rather poor value for money. The staff were nothing short of abusive and authoratative and the viewing areas were really poor value for money. A couple of years later I went with my wife and nothing had changed. So this... More 

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