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Empire State Building is again the tallest building in New York City after September 11th, 2001 and the destruction of the World Trade Center.
Empire State Building is probably the best known skyscraper in the world and one of the most popular landmarks in New York.

The construction was commenced on March 17, 1930 and was completed ahead of schedule for a little over a year in 1931. Empire State Building was the tallest building at the time 443 meters (1454 feet), has 73 elevators, 103 stories and is visited by more than 2 million people every year. The Art Deco lobby alone is worth visiting. The best panorama views over Manhattan are at night from the 86th and 102th observation decks and quick tip the shortest line is in the morning and before it gets dark.

One interesting fact in 1945 a plane crashed into Empire State Building.

Where is Empire State Building: 350 5th Avenue New York and 34th Street

How to get to Empire State Building: Subway B,D,F,N,Q,R,V,W lines to 34th Street/Avenue of the Americas.

Opening Hours: Daily from 8:00am to 2:00am, 365 days a year. Last elevators is at 1:15am.

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Empire State Building

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Empire State Building Lobby

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View from the top - Empire State Building, Broadway Avenue

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Empire State Building at night

Visit the Empire State Building official web site here.



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Foch says:
when visiting new York climbing empire state building is a must. It is one of the best sights and the view is simply unforgetable. During the day or at night New York city will reward you with spectacular views!