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"The Empire State Building" Empire State Building Tip by roamer61

Empire State Building, New York City: 371 reviews and 605 photos


Built in 1931, it was the tallest structure in the world until the construction of the WTC in 1970. Though several other building have gone up in the decades since that are taller, none is as famous or beautiful as the Empire State Building. The building obtained ever-lasting fame when it played a key role in the film, King Kong. Visitors get a sweeping panarama by heading up to the observation deck on th 83rd floor.

Address: Fifth Avenue and 33rd Street.
Directions: Between W 33rd St. & W 34th St.
Phone: (212) 947-1360

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  • Updated Aug 24, 2002
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