=

Empire State Building

98
TripExpert Score based on reviews in 10 publications
  • 47583
  • 47585
  • 47586
  • 47587
Badge 98

Outstanding

say expert reviewers

#1 in New York City About the TripExpert Score

10 expert recommendations

68

Atlas Obscura

A little known disaster that tested the Empire State Building's structural integrity.  Full review →

14

Concierge

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.

8

Condé Nast Traveler

Remains one of the city's most beautiful—and popular—attractions, with thousands of people visiting every day. Full review →

6

Fodor's Tick Choice

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 →

1

Frommer's 34

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 →

2

Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

The Empire State Building – actually a very glorified office building – is the most famous member of the New York skyline. Full review →

Getting here very early or very late will help you avoid delays.
11

Michelin Guide 55

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,
57

Not For Tourists

View unlike any other (except maybe Top of the Rock). Full review →

61

The Telegraph

Get your bearings, and an idea of the sheer size of the city, from the 86th- or 102nd-floor observatory decks of the most recognisable building in the United States. Full review →

59

Where

Magnificent 360-degree views of New York from the 86th- and 102nd-floor observatories Full review →

or use your email address:

Register Login

Already have an account?

Log in →
Forgot password?

Don't have an account yet?

Register →