Rockefeller Center, New York City

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Architectural Building · Landmark
Dive into New York City’s rich history with a tour of landmark Rockefeller Center. Sprawling over 9 hectares (22 acres) of midtown Manhattan, the 19-building complex is home to some of the city’s most important financial and commercial headquarters. Take a guided tour of the complex to learn about the Rockefeller family and the center's remarkable architecture, or get a behind-the-scenes look at NBC Studios, where the Today Show and other programs are filmed. Head 70 floors up to the Top of the Rock observation deck to enjoy panoramic views of the city. Make Rockefeller Center part of your personalized New York City itinerary using our New York City vacation builder tool.
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  • Beautiful at Christmas. Definitely recommend to see once. Busy with ice skaters and lots of quaint shops. Definitely caters to the tourists  more »
  • I have loved Rockefeller Center ever since my Mom took there as a little boy over 50 years ago. The buildings still look modern in their own way, and are beautifully kept up. The plaza has a lower...  more »
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  • This was a very beautiful and magical place to be on Christmas night! The huge Christmas tree and all the decorations were breathtaking. Their was so many people every where, it would be easy to get lost in the huge crowd of people. Weekdays during the day are the best with the fewest crowds during this time the week prior to Christmas. Easily accessible by subway and walking. Close proximity to other attractions such as Times Square and Central Park. Everyone seemed to be content and happy to be there. This is definitely a 5 star place. I recommend going here if you ever have the opportunity .
  • Love coming here in winter! So magical and exciting. It’s fun to watch the people skating in the center and that tree! Wow what a tree. Make sure to stop by just so you can get a picture of it with your loved ones! The Lego store is right in the complex to so that’s always fun to visits! We look forward to coming back.

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