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  • Location: New York City, New York
  • Duration:  Flexible
Buy your tickets to NY SKYRIDE and the Empire State Building Observatory at a tremendous value ahead of the crowds! You'll take an exciting virtual tour of New York's attractions, then see the real thing from the observatory of the world-famous Empire State Building. And you even get to skip the first line when you book the combo ticket, so you spend less time waiting and have more time to explore New York City.

Highlights

  • Combo tickets to NY SKYRIDE and the Empire State Building Observatory
  • Ride New York's only aerial virtual tour simulator at NY SKYRIDE
  • Amazing views of Manhattan from the 86th-floor observatory of the Empire State Building
  • 360-degree panoramic views on each side of the building from the outdoor promenade

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What You Can Expect

NY SKYRIDE and Empire State Building Observatory

NY Skyride

This 2-for-1 combo package includes tickets to the NY SKYRIDE and the Empire State Building Observatory. What a great way to see New York City!

NY SKYRIDE
Located on the 2nd floor of the Empire State Building, the NY SKYRIDE is an exciting presentation combining digital technology and special effects, custom platforms and seats, and a massive screen. You'll take an amazing virtual ride around, above, and below New York City! The NY SKYRIDE is safe, fun and entertaining, and open 365 days a year.

Empire State Building Observatory
Without a doubt the most famous building in New York, if not the world, the Empire State Building soars more than a quarter of a mile into the Manhattan sky, offering breathtaking views from the Observation Deck. On a clear day, you can see the states of Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts, as well as New York. Enjoy the famous panoramic view and Art Deco architecture the building has to offer. You will bypass the main ticket line at the north side of the building, which means during peak season you save 1 to 2 hours of waiting in long queues!

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Great experience New York City unique

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

We were first time travelers to NYC in the summer and as wonderful as it was to go up, it was crowded. I believe the tour allowed for shorter wait time to get to elevators, etc. Great place to visit, but we went in the early afternoon, so next time I would try earlier and much later!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Great pre-show with the NY Skyride, and then the wonderful views of NYC from an iconic legend. Glad we did it. Hadn't been to observatory since 1964.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Perfekt

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This tour was amazing!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

It was a great trip and good value. The arrangements were clear and everything went like clockwork. Would definitely use Viator again.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

My two teenaged granddaughters LOVED the Skyride!!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2015

Brilliant would do it again

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2015

This tour was amazing!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2015

If you haven't been to New York at Christmas time you have to plan a trip it was wonderful and the views from the top are jaw dropping

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