Empire State Building

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350 5th Avenue
(212) 736-3100

Empire State Building

Where:                   5th Avenue & 34th Street

Opening Hours:     Daily from 8:00 am to 2:00 am    or                                  

                                Open 365 year round from 8 am to 2 am

                                The last elevator up is at: 1:15 AM.

Activity:                360 Panoramic Views

Special events:      During the summer months you will find live music being played

       between 9:30 pm and midnight on Thursdays, Fridays, and

       Saturdays.

The Empire State Building is a skyscraper located at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and 34th Street in Manhattan, its name derives from the nickname of New York State. Being in one of its observatories, it is one of the best experiences you can live in your visit to New York City. There are observatories on 86th and 102nd floors which provide unforgettable 360° views of New York City and beyond.

The Empire State Building is the most famous skyscraper of New York. It is located at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and 34th Street in Manhattan, its name derives from the nickname of New York State. To be one of the lucky visitors of its observatories is one of the best experiences you can live on your visit to New York City. On the 86th and 102th floor there are observatories that offer unforgettable 360 degree views of new York city and beyond.

The building is open every day; the last elevator lifts up at 1:15am. Tickets for the 102nd floor must be purchased in person or online purchase (keep in mind if you choose the online purchase, you should pick the tickets up the day of the visit). For sports lovers, each year there's a race to the top that takes place; the record is in 9 minutes 33 seconds, scaling 1,576 stairs. This event is held once a year in February.

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The building remains open all year round. The last elevator to the top will leave at 1:15 am. for those of you who want to see the city at night time. Tickets for the 102nd floor can be purchased online, or in person. Please note that if you choose an online purchase, you have to claim the tickets on the day of the visit. For sport lovers, Each year a race is carried out to the top of the building. The record of 9 minutes 33 seconds was registered by someone climbing up 1,576 stairs. This event is held once a year in February.

Our advice:

  • If you want to avoid the queue, buy your tickets online.
  • Children under the age of five are free.
  • In the corner of the Empire State Express you can buy tickets to avoid waiting in line; However, you'll pay a bit more than usual.
  • Regularly on Thursday, Friday and Saturdays from 9pm you could hear a live saxophonist who accompanies with romantic music.
  • The building was designated a national historic monument, the tower changes color according to the time of year or when commemorating a special event. If you see the tower of a special color during your visit and want to know what event is taking place, visit the building's page at http://audiotour.esbnyc.com/node/390.

Empire State Building

Our advice:

·         If you want to avoid the queue, purchase your tickets online.

·         Kids 5 and under are admitted free of charge

·         You can buy tickets in the corner of the Empire State Express to avoid waiting in long lines.  However, it may be slightly more  

           expensive than usual.

·         For fun, come Thursday through Saturday, from 9:00 pm – 1 am to listen live saxophonist playing pleasant romantic music.

·         The building was designated a National Historic Monument. Its tower changes color at an special event or commemorating a     

          special event. If during your visit you see the tower with a special color and want to know what event is taking place, check the  

          link:

            http://audiotour.esbnyc.com/node/390.

 

 

 

 

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