"Top of Mnahattan-from Empire State Bldg!" Empire State Building Tip by machomikemd
Empire State Building, New York City: 373 reviews and 609 photos
It was one of the last skyscrapers built before the Great Depression hit the real estate market. Its height of 381 meter (1253 ft) wouldn't be topped until 1972, when the twin World Trade Towers eclipsed the Empire State Building.
It is a 102-story Art Deco skyscraper in New York, NY on the intersection of 5th Ave and W 34th Street. Its name is derived from the nickname for the state of New York. It stood as the world's tallest building for more than forty years, from its completion in 1931 until the construction of the World Trade Center North Tower topped out on December 23, 1970. It is now once again the tallest building in New York, after the destruction of the World Trade Center in the September 11, 2001 attacks.
You can visit the Empire State Building's observatory on the 86th floor from where you have a magnificent view over the city of New York. The Empire State Building is situated south of Midtown, away from the skyscraper clusters in midtown and in the financial district downtown, so this is one of the few places in Manhattan where you have an open 360 degrees view.
Adults (18-61) $16.61 (+$1.39Tx)
Youth (12-17) $14.76 (+$1.24Tx)
Child (6-11) $11.07 (+$.93Tx)
Seniors (62+) $14.76 (+$1.24Tx)
Military w/ID $14.76 (+$1.24Tx)
*A $2.00 surcharge will be added to the price of each ticket at the time of purchase.
Observatory is open 8:00 am to 2:00 am the following day everyday!
Address: 350 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10118
Directions: 1, 2, 3 or 9 (Seventh Avenue Lines), A, C or E (Eighth Avenue Subway) to 34th Street/Penn Station.
Phone: (212) 947-1360
More Reviews (70)
- See All Souvenir Stores
- See All East River Drive (FDR Drive)
- See All Huge TKTS Booth in Father Duffy Square
- Strip Clubs
- Lots of Odd Characters Posing for a Buck
- See All New York City Fridge Magnets
- See All Rubber Shoes or Leather Walking Shoes
- See All Filipino Restaurant cum Bakeshop
- See All Carriage Ride
- See All The Donald's Premium Bar Part 2
- Nice Location in Midtown at Times Square
Been to New York City?Share your travels with the world!
machomikemd's Related Pages
Have you been to New York City?Share Your Travels