Rockefeller Center

Rockefeller Center

Rockefeller Plaza (btwn 50th & 51st St), New York, NY 10112, United States
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  • Mon–Sun
    • 24 Hours
Wi-Fi:
Yes

Rockefeller Center is a 19-building commercial complex between 48th and 51st street in New York City. It serves as a massive center of entertainment, art, history, shopping, and much more. Rockefeller Center is one of the most popular tourist destinations in America.

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  • Time Out New York

    Visit the ice rink before Thanksgiving and Christmas to avoid the crowds. On Thanksgiving go between 9am and noon or expect a one- to two-hour wait.

    Time Out New York · September 10, 2010
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  • HISTORY

    Covering 22 acres, Rockefeller Center is a complex of 19 commercial buildings that was built during the 1930s.

    HISTORY · June 12, 2012
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  • The New Yorker

    “In the bank at Rockefeller Plaza where he went to cash a check, the long-haired guard asked in a whisper if he could touch Mr. Zuckerman’s coat.” —Philip Roth, “Smart Money.” Read more

    The New Yorker · September 30, 2010
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  • Time Out New York

    A vacant storefront was transformed into a makeup shop for The Smurfs movie. It was so convincing that passersby actually tried to enter it. Read more

    Time Out New York · November 23, 2011
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  • Concert Ticket Agency

    World Famous. Always on the bucket list! Don't forget about the skating rink! Open Oct to Apr! How cool to say that you skated at the Rock!

    Concert Ticket Agency · September 6, 2012
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  • MoMA

    Congratulations you’ve found a MoMA: Landmarks of Modern Architecture Scavenger Hunt location! Show your checkin at MoMA (6/17-7/31) to receive $5 off 1 regular admission ticket! http://bit.ly/13Acm3l

    MoMA · June 14, 2013
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  • Alicia Keys

    This is one of my favorite places in NYC to walk around and window shop. I've even had the chance to perform here a few times! Def a classic NY spot!

    Alicia Keys · June 28, 2011
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  • The New York Daily News

    PHOTO: Check out this great aerial shot of the old RCA building casting its shadow over Rockefeller Center in 1934 after its construction, at the link! Read more

    The New York Daily News · November 30, 2010
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  • Mike Bloomberg

    On Earth Day today, I was here to take a ride in NYC's first all-electric taxi.

    Mike Bloomberg · April 22, 2013
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  • TheUrbanDaily

    Did you know that the first rap act seen on national television performed here in 1981? 'The Funky 4 + 1 More' performed on Saturday Night Live with musical guest Blondie. Read more

    TheUrbanDaily · May 25, 2011
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  • Pierre V.

    the best place to get a view on NYC. 1000x better than going to the Empire State Building.

    Pierre Valade · July 27, 2011
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  • The New York Daily News

    PHOTO: Artist Diego Rivera at work on "Man at the Crossroads," the mural in the ground floor lobby. Click "More Info" to view this historic pic from 1933! Read more

    The New York Daily News · October 26, 2010
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  • New York Habitat

    Go to the Top of the Rock observation deck for magnificent views over Central Park. Also, get there early for the famous “lighting of the tree” in early December!

    New York Habitat · September 26, 2011
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  • The New Yorker

    Frida Kahlo once told the New Yorker that her husband, Diego Rivera, lost a whopping hundred and twenty-five pounds while painting the controversial Rockefeller Center frescoes. Read more

    The New Yorker · August 6, 2012
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  • Bill S.

    nothing say the holidays in NYC more than the tree in Rockefeller Center Read more

    Bill Sobel · December 26, 2009
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  • The New Yorker

    In 2010, Tad Friend sought to achieve what had once been done by John Updike in 1956: to walk from the Empire State Building to Rockefeller Center without ever setting foot on Fifth or Sixth Avenue Read more

    The New Yorker · August 3, 2012
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  • Mike S.

    Go to the Top of the Rock and check out the view, its worth the $$ Read more

    Mike Seilback · January 7, 2010
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  • The New York Daily News

    PHOTO: It's Rockefeller Center like you've never seen it - completely excavated and under construction in 1932, at the link! Read more

    The New York Daily News · November 30, 2010
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  • Dora

    Need a break? Let kids loose in the Nintendo World Store (10 Rockefeller Plaza) or Lego Store (620 Fifth Ave.) Powered by ParentsConnect.com

    Dora · July 21, 2010
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  • The Most Interesting Man in the World

    If you’re going to go for a quadruple axel followed by a triple-toe-loop at the ice skating rink, a word of advice: it’s much easier to pull off while wearing skates.

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  • Gaurav K.

    Come to watch the ice skating

    Gaurav Kc · December 15, 2009
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  • TripAdvisor

    “This has to be, the CLEANEST area in all of NY City. No question. Walking around there, you do realize how much money NBC makes, but its...” – TripAdvisor user on Jan 5, 2012. Read more reviews at Read more

    TripAdvisor · January 24, 2012
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  • Karuizawa

    Top of the Rock has stunning views.

    Karuizawa · October 6, 2009
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  • NYU

    What’s a stay in NYC without a visit to 30 Rock?

    NYU · May 1, 2013
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  • Mike Bloomberg

    Today, I was here with the Public Art Fund to unveil Ugo Rondinone's "Human Nature" art exhibit.

    Mike Bloomberg · April 22, 2013
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  • Radio City Christmas Spectacular

    During the holidays, the tree radiates Christmas spirit throughout Rockefeller Center. Whether you’re skating or just watching, the ice rink is lots of frozen fun!

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  • Algonquin Hotel

    Go to Midtown at 7am to see The Today Show being taped or get there early, claim your space in the southeast corner behind the anchorʼs desk, and get taped to be on live TV yourself.

    Algonquin Hotel · October 1, 2010
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  • Billy A.

    Need to see the tree once in your life. It's awesome.

    Billy Akerman · September 1, 2011
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  • Alex @1LX

    Come watch the tree :-)

    Alex @1LX · December 23, 2009
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  • Jeffrey Z.

    "This is not just a cluster of buildings in New York City: it is a national symbol of distinguished corporate design, far and away the finest grouping of skyscrapers ever built." Paul Goldberger

    Jeffrey Zeldman · February 23, 2012
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  • City of New York

    NYC Greenmarket: Located at Rockefeller Center, North Plaza. Open Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays 7/24/13 - 8/23/13 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    City of New York · April 10, 2013
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  • ThePurplePassport.com

    When we’re looking for a stellar city view, we always pick the Top of the Rock over the Empire State Building. Bless those timed tickets! We’re also quite partial to the Rockefeller Center audio tour. Read more

    ThePurplePassport.com · May 1, 2012
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  • Otel.com

    Have breakfast at Café Edison, located between Broadway & 7th Avenue.

    Otel.com · August 27, 2011
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  • Ken C.

    Barbie is a huge fan of the holidays, so of course we made a trip to see the tree and go ice skating. We held hands the entire night, even when we slipped on the ice and fell!

    Ken Carson · December 21, 2010
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  • Garance B.

    Enjoy two magnificent views over Central Park and the Empire State Building without the crowd usually encountered at the later.

    Garance Boulet · April 6, 2009
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  • Caner G.

    Every tourist wants another to take a photo. Be on queue to be taken a photo.

    Caner Göz · September 16, 2011
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  • The Criterion Collection

    Allen Baron’s lonely, hard boiled hit-man wanders Rockefeller Center at Christmastime in the b-noir classic BLAST OF SILENCE. Read more

    The Criterion Collection · March 25, 2011
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  • Karuizawa

    Concourse is great for people-watching. Seating abundant as are food/drink options.

    Karuizawa · October 6, 2009
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  • jon a.

    Take the NBC Studios Tour.

    jon accarrino · August 10, 2009
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  • Melvin E.

    Christmas Tree there is always a magical New York experience. But the crowds during that time are insane! We crossed to the other side of Fifth Ave in order to see it away from the huge crowd.

    Melvin Echols Jr · January 5, 2012
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  • Lufthansa

    Did you know? Around 1 million people walk through the Rockefeller Center every year.

    Lufthansa · May 6, 2014
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  • Morad R.

    Had great time there.. totally recommended

    Morad Rayyan · July 27, 2009
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  • Stephen F.

    Bye bye outdoor dining. Hello ice skating!

    Stephen F.......d · September 20, 2011
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  • David G.

    Tree lights this week!!! Watch out for Holiday Heros!!!

    David Gannalo · November 22, 2010
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  • Kristof R.

    Just look at that view

    Kristof Rogiest · August 9, 2013
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  • Barneys New York

    Celebrate the holiday season with ice skating in Rockefeller Center!

    Barneys New York · November 21, 2011
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  • Parisian Geek

    Véritable complexe au cœur de Midtown, c'est ici que trône le fameux sapin de New York et la célèbre patinoire. Profitez en! :)

    Parisian Geek · January 17, 2011
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  • Dmitry P.

    Забирайтесь на самый верх по лестнице, там нет стёкол, меньше людей и захватывающее вид. И ещё попробуйте посмотреть на ночные огни сверху.

    Dmitry Pischulin · July 9, 2013
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  • Vladimir C.

    Um centro de degustacoes de varios tipos de comida

    Vladimir Carvalho · November 13, 2013
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  • Florent

    Montez au Top Of The Rock un peu avant le coucher du soleil pour profiter de la vue de jour et de nuit. Vue superbe sur New-York et sur l'Empire State Building. A faire absolument, mais c'est 20$.

    Florent · November 6, 2011
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