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The High Line

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Empire State Building

The High Line and Empire State Building are both highly recommended by expert reviewers. Overall, Empire State Building is the choice of most professionals compared to The High Line. Empire State Building is ranked #3 in New York City with approval from 8 reviews like Frommer's, Condé Nast Traveler and Fodor's.

The High Line and Empire State Building are both highly recommended by expert reviewers. Overall, Empire State Building is the choice of most professionals compared to The High Line. Empire State Building is ranked #3 in New York City with approval from 8 reviews like Frommer's, Condé Nast Traveler and Fodor's.

tripexpert score
88
#23 in New York City
location

High Line, New York City, NY

endorsements
  • 11 endorsements
  • 68

    Atlas Obscura

    Elevated freight railway turned wildly successful urban park.  Full Review →

  • 14

    Concierge

    The High Line is brilliantly executed, hugely popular, and has become an instant must-see.

  • 8

    Condé Nast Traveler Tick Editor's Pick

    Built atop a former elevated railway, the High Line quickly became one of New York’s most popular parks. Full Review →

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    This elevated space has been transformed into a green retreat in the spirit of Paris's Promenade Plantée and is one of the most visited parks in the city. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    Manhattan’s newest and most inventive park... winds its way through two of Manhattan’s most creative and vibrant neighborhoods. Full Review →

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98
#1 in New York City

350 Fifth Avenue, New York City, NY 10118

  • 10 endorsements
  • 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 →

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