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Empire State Building

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Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Empire State Building and Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum are both recommended by reviewers writing for major publications. Overall, Empire State Building is the choice of most writers compared to Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. Empire State Building scores 95 with positive reviews from 8 reviews like Michelin Guide, Condé Nast Traveler and concierge.com.

Empire State Building and Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum are both recommended by reviewers writing for major publications. Overall, Empire State Building is the choice of most writers compared to Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. Empire State Building scores 95 with positive reviews from 8 reviews like Michelin Guide, Condé Nast Traveler and concierge.com.

tripexpert score
98
#1 in New York City
location

350 Fifth Avenue, New York City, NY 10118

endorsements
  • 10 endorsements
  • 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

    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 →

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96
#4 in New York City

1071 Fifth Ave. at 89th St., New York City, NY 10128

  • 12 endorsements
  • 14

    Concierge

    The unique spiral building designed by Frank Lloyd Wright——reluctantly, since he thought New York was too overbuilt——tends to overshadow the collections within.

  • 8

    Condé Nast Traveler

    The unique spiral building designed by Frank Lloyd Wright sends visitors to the top floor first and then allows them to wind their way down along a corkscrew ramp. Full Review →

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    Frank Lloyd Wright's landmark nautilus-like museum building is renowned as much for its famous architecture as for its superlative collection of art and its well-curated shows. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 33

    It's been called a bun, a snail, a concrete tornado, and even a giant wedding cake; bring your kids, and they'll probably see it as New York's coolest opportunity for skateboarding. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    A sculpture in its own right, architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s building almost overshadows the collection of 20th century art it houses. Full Review →

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