Insider's Guide to New York City

Major attractions, tips and our top things to see and do.

Get the
Inside Scoop

Privacy Policy

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1561 Reviews

5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
  • Location:New York City, New York
  • Duration:60 minutes (approx.)

Top of the Rock Observation Deck, New York

Get the best view in all of New York City from the Top of the Rock Observation Deck at Rockefeller Plaza. This is not some typical observation space. There are three floors of indoor and outdoor viewing areas to admire the sights and sounds of the Big Apple’s popular landmarks, like One World Trade Center’s Freedom Tower, the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, the Statue of Liberty and so much more. Upgrade to include a 75-minute Rockefeller Center tour.


  • Admission to the Top of the Rock Observation Deck
  • Unequalled panoramic views of Manhattan
  • Unobstructed views from the 70th floor of 30 Rockefeller Plaza
  • Interactive displays detailing the Rockefeller Center's construction
  • Flexible voucher redemption policy - you are not restricted to date originally selected - plan your visit around the weather!
  • Upgrade to Rockefeller Center Tour and uncover the history of this famous landmark

Recent Photos of This Tour

What You Can Expect

Top of the Rock Observation Deck, New York

Top of the Rock™ - Observation Deck at Night

Upon entering Rockefeller Center, pass through security and ride up to the Top of the Rock Observation Deck, open 365 days a year.

The view is as dramatic a sight as anyone can get in New York City. Day or night, the three floors of indoor and outdoor decks serve to impress. Take the views from a comfortable seat or use binoculars to get unobstructed views through glass panels on the 67th and 69th floors and in the open air observatory on the 70th floor. On all three levels, have a photo taken by a Kodak pro and pick it up on the way out.

Note: Upgrade to include a guided, 75-minute tour of Rockefeller Center. Learn about the rich history and breathtaking artistry of one of New York’s most famous landmarks. An expert historian will discuss the Center’s most important buildings and spaces.

Customer Reviews

Nelly K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

Great night view. No queue in the evening.

Benoit G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

The best and clearest all around view in NYC!

Charles T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Very organized getting up there but don't stay til closing as we did. Although it's worth the sunset views, the crowd going down is huge so be prepared, it takes quite a while. If you have a show to go to, you'd miss it. The views are spectacular. Everyone should go at least once.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Excellent. Easy process. Went to ticket counter the day of and exchanged tickets for a time later in the evening. We got there later in the day two hours earlier than ticket time, went up to ticket counter and were able to exchange the tickets for 30 minutes later, even on the Friday before Christmas. The extra 30 minutes gave us time to go see the tree. By the way the best tree yet!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Definitely worth doing this if visiting New York. We went to the top of the Rock early evening and New York in the dark was amazing. No doubt equally wonderful during the day. If you turn up early you can book the time you want to go up. The lift to the top is quick and the Observation Decks offer great views of the whole of New York. Safe for all the family. Despite not liking heights the Observation Decks allow cowards to sit inside ... the brave could wander around outside and take great photos. Would recommend.

Mark N

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

We followed the historical sites mentioned in the book The Harbinger first St. Paul's Chapel at ground zero, George Washington's church where the first members of Congress dedicated America to God of the Bible, the sycamore tree, the memorial and the finale was going to the Top of the Rock which puts many things in context. Beautiful views of all the buildings man has made and the creation of a beautiful city. The amazing thing was how it could all be gone in a moment and made us reflect on what is really important in our lives. Some things we take with us when we leave earth and others we can never take with us. Very sobering in the context of God's creation, purpose and significance for each life. Also our starting point in history living in a country that has been blessed and where we are today as a country who has turned away from God.

caroline s

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

The view from the top was amazing.loved it

Lesley B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

We went up theTOR at night it was breath taking

Stephthisway United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

It was very easy to use the Viator voucher to get our tickets for the Top of the Rock. Once you exchange the voucher, you then receive your timed pass and can enter the building. Do not show up more than 5 minutes early - you will not be permitted into the tour space. After a quick security check, you then go up the elevator to the observation decks. Definitely get the map so you can identify all of the buildings. Great views of the city and at night, it is spectacular. Three different viewing levels, all offering a great outlook. Our group had a small child and a senior citizen and they both had a great time.

Steven L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Fab views from Top of the rock !!! X

From USD $ 30.00

View price calendar

Low Price Guarantee

Select Travel Date

Flexible Date Guarantee

Enter Total Number of Travelers

What's this, and can I change it?

Please note: After your purchase is confirmed we will email you a link to your voucher.
What's this?

Tour code: 3784TOPROCK


Viator uses cookies to improve your experience on our website. Learn more about how we use cookies and how to change your cookie settings | Close message