One World Observatory, New York City

4.5
Observation Deck · Lookout
There are a million sights to experience in New York City, but there’s only one way to see them all. Ride a Sky Pod to the top of the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere. Grab a drink at One Mix, toasting the unparalleled skyline. Then take an interactive tour of the city, and learn an expert’s point of view. See for yourself why One World Observatory is truly An Experience Above.
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  • The attraction gets everyone attntion at the first experience when you enter the lift. Thene we're all surprised with what I'd call a gift! An extraordinary audio and visual experience at the...  more »
  • Visited twice (once in 2017 and then 2019) now & both were great experiences. The lift takes you to the top where you will see the most amazing view! Absolutely love seeing New York from above! We...  more »
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  • The entire experience is amazing. You get really pretty views of the city from all the directions. I have been to the Top of the Rock and that was also beautiful but this gives you clear views of the Liberty Island and Jersey City along with Manhattan. Some tips - 1. Buy your tickets online. They are cheaper. 2. Try to do this early in the morning on a sunny day. 3. The elevator up shows a good history of the city's architecture. Try to stand in the middle so you can look at all sides. 4. The hourly shows are pretty good with good insight about the city. Try and attend at least one of them. 5. They show you a movie just before you enter the observatory. Keep your cameras ready because the screens will come up after the movie to give you an absolutely beautiful first glance of the city.
  • Its all awesome in the ONE WORLD OBSERVATORY from the building,lift and the view. You can get guide tablets for enhancing your experience. The view is great. It makes you feel like the world is endless. You can also see the live ground view from screens at the top. You can also get your photos with the one world observatory view at the back. They'll also give you a code , you can fill the code on the mentioned website and download your photos and you'll also get 3 copies of your photos. The lift time is also amazing. They show you the story of the ONE WORLD OBSERVATORY from its building time till today. Everything looks so amazing from the top. You can see far enough. Its a lifetime experience trip to the top. I don't have enough words to describe the experience and all the fun you have their. Your trip to the observatory may only last a few hours but the experience would last forever.

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