Empire State Building
11 expert reviews
“Remains one of the city's most beautiful—and popular—attractions, with thousands of people visiting every day.”
– Condé Nast Traveler
"The Empire State Building is an art deco monument to progress, a symbol for New York City, and a star in some great romantic scenes, on- and off-screen." Full review
"With the tragic demise of the World Trade Center, this symbol of New York is again the city's most recognizable skyscraper and, at 1,050 feet, its tallest."
"There’s no better introduction to New York than a visit to the Empire State Building... the apex of the New York skyline." Full review
Not For Tourists
"View unlike any other (except maybe Top of the Rock)."
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"Strength and grace combine to make the Empire State Building the most famous skyscraper in the world and the quintessential New York landmark." Full review
Views from the 86th-floor observatory (try to go early in the day to avoid long lines) extend 80 miles on a clear day,