The Empire State Building is one of NYC’s most famous and iconic landmarks; not to mention one of the oldest. Since its completion in 1931, this 102 story structure has been among the tallest buildings in the world and has greeted both visitors and residents alike. During your stay at a Times Square Hotel, taking the time to visit and appreciate this icon of American engineering is one that should not be missed for any reason. The observation deck alone which has been seen in many a movie is worth the jealousy of friends and family back home. Since is it such a short distance from your Times Square hotel, you could easily walk to it.
You can get observation tickets; learn the history and even some pretty cool facts about the Empire State Building by visiting the official website at www.esbnyc.com and even find out about how to get the building lit to a specific color just for you or your cause. The Empire State Building is also home to one of the world’s largest broadcast towers and often gets lit up by lightning during many a thunderstorm. This Big Apple icon is certainly not one to be missed during your stay in Times Square. Since visiting and getting observation tickets are actually quite easy, why not choose to take a few hours at least and visit.
Your visit to NYC is a once in a lifetime chance to see many great things. From Central Park, Carnegie Hall, and the many other sights you could see, it could take quite a long time to enjoy all that NYC has to offer. Try to take at least a few hours during your stay in Times Square to enjoy one of America’s finest landmarks in your visit to the Empire State Building.