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Top of the Rock Observation Deck

30 Rockefeller Center, New York City, NY (Manhattan)
212 698 2000
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Top of the Rock Observation Deck, New York
95%
Ranked #15 of 872 Attractions in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Observation Decks/ Towers, Lookouts, Landmarks
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Owner description: 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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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

We did the Top of the Rock at night to see the city light up. It was a great experience. Saw Empire State building all lit up. Was a great photo background. Even saw a couple get engaged up there. A great way to see the city from a different view.

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Kiruna, Sverige
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

To save some money I recommend going here 1h-30min before sunset and get some shot of the town in daylight and sunset and then just wait a bit for the nighttime shots. They queue to get up there can be quite long but we went there 40min before sundown and made it by about 15min.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Beats the Empire State hands down. Simply because when you are Top of the Rock, you see what you expect to see in the skyline, the Empire State Building! If you can though, do both. Go up the Rock at dusk, seeing the city change from day to night is spectacular and great for photos!

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Another must see attraction in Manhattan, I recommend visiting top of the rock at night, and the view of the other buildings and their lights is just incredible. Can be a little windy and cold but is something you would not want to miss. You have to go to the top of the rock every time you go to NYC.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

It is a bit expensive to go up, but the view is worth it. This was my second time up. The first time during the day and this time at night. It was amazing both times.

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

This landmark is well deserved for it's esteemed status. However, if you want to go to the to the top of the rock, go early or get tickets to go late. The amount of busses that lines up in front of this place, but for the view, it's beyond worth it!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Definitely recommend this attraction at night time as you get a gorgeous view of the Empire State. However we went the day before thinking we could just go straight up as we had bought 'tickets' online. These are actually just vouchers and you have to book a time slot. So go the day before you plan to go on and... More

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Dublin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

Amazing view from top of the rock! Lift going up is fab cos the lift shaft is lit up. Great views across New York. Cold up there in winter so wrap up warm. Attraction very well organised.

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Ballwin, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Fabulous view of the city of New York. Purchase the map offered as it details most of the area. We were fortunate to be there on a clear day

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Antwerp, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

If you can choose between The Rock and the Empiter State Building, go for The Rock ! We have been on both of them and The Rock is much better organised, the views are better, it's not that crowded. Try to go at night, the views are magnificient !

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