Rockefeller Center, New York City

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Dive into New York City’s rich history with a tour of landmark Rockefeller Center. Sprawling over 9 hectares (22 acres) of midtown Manhattan, the 19-building complex is home to some of the city’s most important financial and commercial headquarters. Take a guided tour of the complex to learn about the Rockefeller family and the center's remarkable architecture, or get a behind-the-scenes look at NBC Studios, where the Today Show and other programs are filmed. Head 70 floors up to the Top of the Rock observation deck to enjoy panoramic views of the city. Make Rockefeller Center part of your personalized New York City itinerary using our New York City vacation builder tool .
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  • A center with various shops, restaurants and entertainments. Even skating in Oktober ! But don't forget to take your entrance ticket for 'The top of the Rock" in advance. It is worth the price. Reduct...  more »
  • A wide array of shops, bars and restaurants. Ice rink was there but quite small compared to the one in Bryant Park (just down the road). Went to the Top of the Rock - unfortunately not a good viewing ...  more »
  • Best to go in the evening, pre book ur tickets, the views from top are fantastic, gives a different than during the day, well recommended.  more »
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  • An employee told us to skip the ticket line and buy or tickets at a kiosk. Excellent tip! We got our tickets and walked through Central Park until it was time. The elevator lines went pretty quickly, it wasn't very crowded at the top. Climb the stairs to the top level to get the best views. The view is awesome! Much better than the Empire State Building.
  • Recent visits with relatives from abroad were quite pleasant. There is always something new to see here from art exhibits to music concerts. Of course it is also the home of the annual holiday tree. The area is also quite safe and clean. Head underground for an eclectic selection of dining and shopping options.
  • Top Of The Rock has the best rooftop view in NYC! Three outdoor rooftop levels with built in high power binoculars. A stunning view of Central Park and the Empire State Building. Informative film about 30 Rock while waiting for the elevator and the elevator has a glass ceiling. For a little extra they will take your group picture on the roof with all four views behind you and the pictures are available online and printed on the spot. Plus a restaurant on top floor and in the plaza. Great stores in the art deco lobby and they offer a tour of the NBC/MSNBC headquarter studios and the Today Show set. And it's all in the best part of town!
  • Best skyscraper experience in New York! The staff were so friendly and funny plus the elevators are an experience in their own right, there is also a bizarre 'light room' to experience... not forgetting the amazing views! Worth going at night! Preferred this over Empire State for overall enjoyment!
  • View was spectacular as from any higher vantage point in the city. That said, the process to 1) obtain tickets could be streamlined. Took us 50 minutes until our citypass vouchers were redeemed, and 2) the additional hour wait before provided entry made the venture less desirable than the experience we had at the Empire State Building. TOR could take a few lessons from their sister site on how to provide a better experience

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