Empire State Building & Observatory

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There are many tall buildings in New York, but only one Heart of NYC: The Empire State Building. Take in New York's most breathtaking views from its highest open-air observatory. Learn the fascinating history of the building's construction, restoration and industry-leading sustainability retrofit. Dive deeper with a complimentary interactive audio tour, which includes detailed narration of the view in every direction. And since the City never sleeps, the Empire State Building prides itself in staying open late. See New York's world-famous skyline as it was meant to be seen. Elevators run until 1:15am every night.

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