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Top of the Rock Observation Deck

30 Rockefeller Center, Enter on West 50th Street, between 5th & 6th Avenues, New York City, NY 10112-0015
+1 212-698-2000
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US$ 34.00*
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Top of the Rock Observation Deck, New York
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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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30 Rockefeller Center, Enter on West 50th Street, between 5th & 6th Avenues, New York City, NY 10112-0015
+1 212-698-2000
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Last time we visited we went up the Empire State, but we missed a trick so this time we booked to visit top of the rock and what a great experience! It was a bright sunny day so we were able to see far out,...More

Thank Tina P
Reviewed yesterday

We had a pretty bad experience when visiting, we had to wait ages to buy tickets as there was only 1 person issuing tickets when there was a massive queue of people so had to wait ages. They weren't using all the lifts available to...More

Thank SamAndJayde8893
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Top of the Rick holds a special place for me. Have been up both in the day time and evening. It always seems less busy than Empire State Building which is nice (although just as popular). Deals can be found throughout the city to get...More

Thank Cat H
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a must if you're visiting NYC. We went up to the top during the day - great to experience snow at the top. You actually get to go outside, so make sure you've got plenty of warm clothes in winter. Great 360 views....More

Thank Erkimi
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you're debating coming here or the Empire State Building, come here! 1. You can see the ESB from here 2. They aren't so strict 3. View is panoramic

Thank paulamspinx
Reviewed 2 days ago

Choose one skyscraper to ascend as you get the same views. "The Rock" in my opinion is the best because you get great views of Central Park, Empire State Building, The Hudson river and the whole of Manhattan from top to bottom on a clear...More

Thank No1FairyGodMother
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I've been up the ESB so many times I wanted to try out the Top of the Rock! Wow it didn't disappoint at all... the views were amazing my 14 year old daughter loved every minute of the experience! Queue times were great, definitely worth...More

Thank katiekate78
Reviewed 2 days ago

Fantastic views of Manhattan in all directions, including Empire State and Chrysler Buildings, Central Park, Statue of Liberty and 1 World Trade Center.

Reviewed 2 days ago

Don't worry about queuing here-it is really well organised. We booked our tickets in the UK before visiting & turned up at our allotted time, made our way straight up to security & then the lift to the top. Amazing views of the Empire State...More

Thank pinkskiddly
Reviewed 2 days ago

You can see the whole city mainly at a daytime but the view is amazing at night too. Its very safety glass walls all around but You can also see everything. I'm sure i will come back as soon as possible

Thank jucjucc
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
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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5 February 2018|
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Response from jemarano | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I'm not sure if its cheaper online or same price purchasing at the location. I remember I bought once online and once at the location. To save you the inconvinience of waiting in line and waiting for a time available to... More
30 January 2018|
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Response from brenda e | Reviewed this property |
The magic is at night ad long as it is a clear night the views over new york all lit up are fabulous you can buy your tickets on the day
21 January 2018|
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Response from chamica | Reviewed this property |
I want to add that during the day you can do the Empire State Building. That is higher than the Rock.