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Empire State Building Tickets - Observatory and Optional Skip the Line Tickets
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ADMISSION TICKETS (2)
Empire State Building Tickets - Observatory and Optional Skip the Line Tickets
From US$ 38.00*
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The world-famous Empire State Building offers unobstructed panoramic views of New York City and beyond from 8 a.m. until 2 a.m. daily. Our 86th and 102nd floor Observation Decks offer the two highest vantage points in New York City. Soaring 1,454...more
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20 West 34th Street, New York City, NY 10118-0114
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We visited around 8pm in March so it was dark outside. The views were AMAZING !!! There was no queue and staff were friendly but not very knowledgable about the building's history and facts. They just wanted us in and out swiftly... so do stay...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank AlexMa1981
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We visited this late at night, and the sights were breath taking. The views were spectacular and probably one of the highlights of my New York visit. There were no queues and the staff were helpful and friendly, would highly recommend a trip at night.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank SouthamptonBeats
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So glad we decided to venture up the Empire State Building, even though it was cold. So amazing to see the city from this vantage point. Can only imagine what it looks like at night!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jenniferdN7504PM
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Go to the top of the building - awesome views of the entire city! If you buy tickets in advance the line is nothing..

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Traveler W
Reviewed today

Go up and enjoy the view. Here, you'll see the city closer-up than you will from One World Observatory - really should visit both!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank EPKS
Reviewed today via mobile

On our last trip to NYC we experienced the ESB by day - it’s a must and does not disappoint! This time we thought we would experience after dark. Albeit freezing (March but still zero degrees Celsius and felt like -5!) it was well worth...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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A must in your visit to New York, a safe place to visit, awesome view of the otger decks. Windy deck to visit so be prepared in cold seasons.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ELRACS
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Don’t go up with 24 bags of shopping! Well you are allowed, much to my amazement, but they’re bulky to fit in the lift. Views are great if you know what you’re looking at. It would be helpful to have a map on each side.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank OldCodgers57
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We made it to the Empire State Building just before sunset. It was AMAZING. We saw the city in the light of day, in the beautiful orange and pink tones of sunset and then the city lights came on and we saw it light up...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Kingme14
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My friend and I went at sunset and it was a spactacular view from the top! Great experience especially if it is your first time in New York City.

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Date of experience: March 2019
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the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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Navigate68328812789
15 March 2019|
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Response from Empire_State_Bldg | Property representative |
Hi Navigate68328812789, Thank you for purchasing tickets and for reaching out to us. Please contact order support at orderstatus @ esbnyc. com (without the spaces) directly about this issue. We look forward to your visit... More
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nowicki07
5 March 2019|
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Response from Empire_State_Bldg | Property representative |
Hi nowicki07, Thank you for purchasing tickets! If you will be visiting at the same time as your girlfriend, she will have no issues using the ticket with your name on it. We look forward to your visit!
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Catans
9 February 2019|
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Response from ESSINGTONBEAR | Reviewed this property |
We had express ticket - went around 11.00 and were escorted to lifts etc. ahead of the queues - well worth the extra money, in our view.
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