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Top of the Rock Observation Deck
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Top of the Rock Observation Deck, New York
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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.
Clearwater, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
“Great!”
Reviewed May 8, 2013

The Top of the Rock Observation Deck is fantastic. The visit structure is different from the Empire State Building in that you buy timed tickets (similar to a Fast Pass at a theme park). You arrive during your designated time and therefore, there aren't huge crowds. We purchased our tickets online before arriving in NYC, that seemed to work out just fine for us. The views are awesome, again slightly different than the Empire State Building, but equally as impressive. Even though you aren't as high up as the Empire State Building, you can see it from Top of the Rock as well as Central Park. There are 3 levels of observation decks included in the price of admission as well, which gives you a more bang for your buck feeling!

Visited May 2013
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“So much more than I expected”
Reviewed May 8, 2013

Top of the rock is a must. Even my three yr old loved it. The lift to the top is an experience itself. The roof lights up so you can see the lift shaft above you. The views once you get to the top are outstanding. we were lucky it was a clear sunny day.

Visited May 2013
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Tucker, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Best way to get an overview of Manhattan”
Reviewed May 8, 2013

Smoothest, speediest elevator ride ever! I went with someone who does not like heights or enclosed spaces and they had no problem. Love having 3 options at the top of enclosed space, outdoor / protected space, and outdoor space. What a wonderful way to see the city!

Visited May 2013
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“Good alternative to Empire Building”
Reviewed May 8, 2013

We came smartly soon after opening at 8am. No wating at all. Recently renovated. Good skyline wiev as well as nice panorama of the central park.

Visited May 2013
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“best Performing Arts Library”
Reviewed May 8, 2013

Hidden in the back of the complex: New York City's own performing arts library with most every past performances of Broadway are available. See the exhibition also--it is well prepared and worth your side trip during busy New York City visit.

Visited March 2013
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