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Manhattan Skyline

New York City, NY (Financial District)
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Ranked #4 of 859 attractions in New York City
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: Helicopter rides
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Boston, Massachusetts
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55 reviews 55 reviews
19 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Went to the top of Rockefeller Center. The journey was poorly managed, overpriced, and endlessly uncomfortable. We won't be back.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Stunning views of a lovely city. Brooklyn bridge and Central Park a must too - only did these kind of 'attractions' my third time in NYC as all the other times was too busy with Times Square et al!

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Brooks, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Don't be intimidated by Manhattan. We took a cab from our hotel to the entrance to the Brooklyn Bridge and then walked across. The walk offered many different views of the Manhattan Bridge, the river and of course the skyline. Take a couple hours to walk the water front in Brooklyn and take a lot of pics of the night... More

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Medina
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Beautiful, especially at night. Even during the day with the backdrop of the skyline and the sail boats ... beautiful.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Go over the Brooklyn bridge at night and look at manhattan from across the water. It's free which is fab. Alternatively use the free Staten Island Ferry.

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Brookline, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Like it or not, Shanghai has New York beat on visual grounds alone. When you think of the history of the architecture in New York, of course, it's more intriguing because so much of old Shanghai has been destroyed, whereas that period of history in New York is better preserved.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Went at night, very safe, lots of people. Be prepared its over a mile. Restrooms at one end but tend to get crowded.

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Buenos Aires, Distrito Federal, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

We went on a small cruiser which went to the Statue of Liberty and even though it was a cloudy day, it was a terrific cruise with excellent commentary given by one of the crew. Highly recommended!

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Coronado, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

There is nothing on Earth like the Manhattan skyline. There are so many places from which to appreciate it, in the morning, noon, or at night. The sight never, ever gets old.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

You'll never forget the Manhattan skyline. Other cities are larger, but only Manhattan is Manhattan, and the skyline conveys its grandeur. Approaching a New York airport at night, or by day, from the top of the Empire State Building, or from any other vantage point, the Manhattan Skyline is unforgettable.

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