"Empire State Building" Empire State Building Tip by Custodyspice

Empire State Building, New York City: 373 reviews and 609 photos

 
 

Well, here I am, member 372'621 to advise you to go and visit the Empire State Building. My tip for this place is avoid it at the weekend or Saturday night, as it is raaather busy. Go during the week, if you can. The last lift goes up at 11pm. And what a lift it is too. 45 secs to the 86th floor - thats faster than my car.

Although you can obviously see more during the day, it's nice to go up at night and see all the lights of Fifth avenue, Broadway, and the Chrysler Building. It was about $10 when I went. You can pre-book tickets on the website. There is also a web-cam on the official web-site which is worth a look, I managed to zoom in on my hotel!

Address: 350 5th Avenue
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
Website: http://www.esbnyc.com/

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Apr 14, 2004
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