Rockefeller Center is a popular tourist attraction and is comprised of a combination of indoor and outdoor spaces. There are plenty of things to see and do at Rockefeller Center. A comprehensive option to take in much of what Rockefeller Center has to offer is a tour. Rockefeller Tour is a 30-minute or 60-minute walking tour of the center. Be aware that children under six are not permitted on the tour. The tour covers the TODAY Show Studio, the Eastern Airlines Building, a variety of artwork, the world-famous skating rink, statues of Prometheus and Atlas, and the Channel Gardens. Another option is the NBC Studio Tour. This is a 90-minute tour through the studios of NBC. On the tour, visitors see the NBC History Theater and various studios that filmed shows such as Dateline and Saturday Night Live. Once in a while visitors will spot NBC stars.
Many visitors to New York head to Rockefeller Center to enjoy views over the Manhattan skyline.‘Top of the Rock’ Observation Deck is 70 stories above New York City. Through transparent safety glass, visitors can see Central Park, the Chrysler Building, Times Square, the Hudson River, the East River, the Brooklyn Bridge and even the Statue of Liberty. The area surrounding Rockefeller Center also has more than 100 places to shop. Stores offer anything from accessories and books to unique items in specialty shops. Hungry visitors have a choice of over 40 places to eat, including several fine dining restaurants.
Address: 45 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10111, United States
Created: 1930- 1939
Phone: (212) 332-6868
Architect: Raymond Hood