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Rockefeller Center

45 Rockefeller Plaza, New York City, NY 10111 (Manhattan)
212-232-6868
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As featured in 3 days in New York City
Ranked #38 of 859 attractions in New York City
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: Ice skating
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Traveler Description: Rockefeller Center, home to the Top of the Rock Observation Deck, offers shopping, dining and attractions. The attractions include the NBC Studio... more »
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Creve Coeur, MO
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43 reviews 43 reviews
21 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Beautiful gathering spot to enjoy a Starbucks. Great spot to take pics, relax, rest your feet before you head into LegoWorld or Nintendo World... Hint!! A hidden elevator (well i say its hidden, you'd miss it if you didn't know it was there, in a glass house looking thing) will take you straight to a great set of bathrooms. And... More

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Sunnyvale, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

It's always nice seeing the tree at Christmas, but beware of the crowds especially if you have a stroller. I went on a Saturday in early December 2013 and it was beyond crowded. My friend and I had to grab on to each other to get through the crowds and not be separated. Be ready for a lot of pushing... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

For only $30 you can get in my opinion the best views of the city. It's 360 degree views from the top and you can see all the main buildings, though bring binoculars

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Manchester, UK
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84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Whilst Rockefeller might not be as high as Empire State Building, the view is arguably better because not only can you see the ESB, but the view of Central Park is superb. I'd also say that the pre viewing platform tour is better than ESB, or certainly was until ESB introduced the new exhibits. Rockefeller is usually much less busy... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

I'm sure this a great tour normally, but I probably wouldn't have bothered to review it if C. Patrick hadn't given us the tour. He was entertaining from beginning to end. Each and every part had a story. He was very funny and had a joke with everyone. The way he guided us through busy crowds was a miracle. The... More

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

the rockefeller centre is really good. it has 360 degrees viewing platform of the whole of new york. you get a lovely view of the central park. i would recommend join up the rockefeller centre as you can see the empire state building which most people go up to see new york but you can go up and get some... More

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW

C Patrick was great. The tour was very instresting and shows you the rockafeller area very well. C Patrick was full of life and helped us enjoy the tour. Thank you from Lady England and Mr Australia :)

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Hudson, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW

Imagine your life inside a special Christmas snow-globe or a Currier and Ives card come to life, or a picture perfect Summer postcard. Christmastime is a fabulous adventure for young and old. Summer time is a great time to explore the area and relax. Take the tours to learn about the complex, the architecture, art pieces, sculptures and history of... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 NEW via mobile

We did this tour with C Patrick on Monday. C Patrick was a great guide, entertaining. Interesting and very informative. Telling our group all about the people and personalities and history of the development and history. He also remembered where the members of out group were from. Highly recommend this tour

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 NEW

It has some sculptures and iconic shop. In winter you can go skating threre. It's between 5th and 6th avenue and close to attractions.

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