In itself the Rockefeller Center
is a majestic sight, a building in the heart of Manhattan that is famous for its Christmas time celebrations. If you want to take in New York in all its finest, then get yourself to the famous Centre, grab an elevator and go 70 floors to the top to experience one of the best views of the city. The Top of the Rock as it is known around New York offers a 360 degree view of the beautiful Manhattan skyline and Central Park
The building and the observation deck were gifts to Manhattan for locals and visitors to marvel at the city that John D. Rockefeller loved. It was he who provided lovers of the Big Apple with the best views of the city. Not only is the deck filled with amazing views but it is also built to resemble an ocean liner which sets the scene and makes you appreciate the legacy of Rockefeller and the thousands of men who built this magnificent plaza. While you are up there you can get your picture taken by Kodaks professional team so you can bring the memory home with you.
But lets just cut to the chase, you go up there for one reason and that is for the unbelievable views. Any view from this height of New York City is a special one and it is close rivalry with the views of the Empire State Building
, however unlike the typical views you get from the Empire State Building
this view includes the iconic structure. You can see everything from the burrows of New Jersey to the contrasting high buildings of surrounding Manhattan. It is one of the best touristy things to do and if you are looking for romance, try seeing it at night when the stars and moon are out and mixing with the sparkling lights of the great city of New York.
With its great position, any visitor will be lucky to experience all the great attractions nearby such as Radio City Music Hall
, St Patricks Cathedral
and Times Square
. With all that is happening in this location, a great Luxury
hotel is needed nearby such as Le Parker Meridien
, Wellington Hotel
and Jumeirah Essex house