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Experience the height of New York City at the iconic Empire State Building, undoubtedly a cornerstone of the city’s rich history and architectural landscape. This brief guide will help you navigate your visit.

History: Completed in 1931, the Empire State Building, encompassing 102 floors, held the title of the world’s tallest building for four decades. It has since been an enduring symbol of human endeavor and innovation.

How to Get There: The Empire State Building is conveniently located in Midtown Manhattan. Subway access is available via the 1-2-3, A-C-E, B-D-F-M, N-Q-R, and PATH Trains.


Observation Decks: The 86th and 102nd floor observatories offer breathtaking 360-degree views of the city. Feast your eyes on the cityscape spread below with its bustling streets, sprawling parks, and towering architectures.

Empire State Building Experience: Walk through the building’s history-laden exhibits, learning about its construction and legacy.

Sustainability Exhibit: This exhibit showcases the building’s renovations for sustainability, appealing to eco-conscience visitors.

King Kong: Get a shot with the famous King Kong peering into the window at the 80th floor exhibit.

Hours: Open seven days a week, 365 days a year, rain or shine from 8 AM to 2 AM. The last elevator to the observatories departs at 1:15 AM.

Tickets: General admission tickets grant access to the 86th-floor observatory. You can buy premium tickets for a visit to the 102nd floor. Purchase tickets online for a discounted price and to bypass the long queues.

Tips for Visiting:
• Try to plan your visit early in the morning or after 10 PM for fewer crowds.
• Sunset viewing is popular, so there might be a wait during this time.
• Night viewing offers beautiful city lights and often fewer crowds.

End your visit with a shopping session in the building’s lobby for souvenirs and mementos of your sky-high adventure. The Empire State Building promises an unmatched experience towering high above New York City!

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