Top of The Rock Observation Deck
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Top of the Rock offers some of the best unobstructed views of New York
Quite simply the best views of New York City. Visit during the day and see the city in all its brilliance or go up at night and witness the city sparkle. Only from Top of the Rock can you actually see the Empire State Building and the vast green space that is Central Park.
Our guide to Top of The Rock Observation Deck
Purchase Top of the Rock Tickets for fantastic views of Manhattan and beyond - visit during the day and see the city in all its brilliance or visit at night and witness the city sparkle.
Often cited as better than the Empire State Building, only from Top of the Rock can you actually see the Empire State Building itself, whilst on the other side, the vast green space that is Central Park unravels before you.
Top of the Rock affords magnificent unobstructed 360° views of New York City.
By pre-purchasing Top of the Rock tickets with Attraction Tickets Direct, you can by-pass the public queuing system.
Simply present your pre-paid voucher at the special street-level V.I.P. voucher exchange desk to virtually eliminate the need to queue at all! Just request the time you would like to visit – either immediately or at a later time of your choice.
Terms and conditions
Terms and conditions for Top of The Rock Observation Deck
- You will be sent an open-dated Top of the Rock Ticket Voucher allowing you to redeem your ticket on the date/time that best suits your itinerary. It is not possible to reserve a visit time in advance.
- Simply present your pre-paid Top of the Rock ticket voucher at the concourse-level Top of the Rock voucher-exchange line. The main entrance is located at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, on W 50th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues. When you present the voucher, you may request the preferred time at which you would like to visit or the next available time slot, or a later time of your choice. If you choose to schedule a visit for a later time, simply return with your timed ticket at the time you have chosen to by-pass the ticket queue.
- As COVID regulations change frequently and at short notice, it is your responsibility to ensure that you have checked the requirements that the USA has put in place so that all visitors have a safe and enjoyable experience.
- *CANCELLATION POLICY: Free cancellations for bookings cancelled with the operator up to 72 hours before your chosen activity date. No refunds are given for cancellations made within 72 hours.
Frequently Asked Questions for Top of The Rock Observation Deck
What is Top of The Rock Observation Deck?
At the Top of The Rock Observation Deck, you can experience breathtaking panoramic views of New York City from the iconic Rockefeller Center. It's a must-visit attraction for anyone looking to soak in the city's skyline.
Can I visit Top of The Rock Observation Deck during the holiday season?
Yes, Top of The Rock is open during the holiday season, and it's a popular time to visit due to the stunning Christmas decorations at Rockefeller Center. Be sure to check the holiday hours and book your tickets in advance if you plan to visit during this time.
Can I visit Top of The Rock in the evening?
Yes, you can visit in the evening and experience the city's lights at night. Sunset and nighttime visits offer a different and equally captivating perspective.
Can I purchase tickets in advance, and how can I do so?
Yes, you can purchase tickets in advance through the official Top of The Rock website, or you can choose from various authorized ticket sellers like AttractionTickets.com. Booking in advance is recommended to secure your preferred date and time.
Duration of Visit
How long should I plan for my visit to Top of The Rock Observation Deck?
The average visit to Top of The Rock takes approximately 45 minutes to an hour. However, you can stay as long as you like to soak in the views and take photos.
Food & Drink
Are there any dining options at the Top of The Rock?
Yes, there are dining options available. The Rainbow Room, located on the 65th floor, offers fine dining with stunning views of the city. There's also a more casual option, the Rock Cafe, for quick bites and refreshments.
Is Top of The Rock wheelchair accessible?
Yes, Top of The Rock Observation Deck is fully wheelchair accessible. They offer ramps and elevators for easy access, and staff members are available to assist visitors with special needs.
Where is Top of The Rock located?
Top of The Rock is located at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10112, in the heart of Manhattan.
Clothing & Accessories
Is there a dress code for visiting Top of The Rock?
There is no strict dress code, but it's a good idea to dress comfortably, especially if you plan to spend time outdoors on the observation deck. Dressing in layers is recommended, as the weather can vary.