New York, the city of skyscrapers has endless alternatives to explore the city from the heights with its spectacular urban landscapes from the viewpoints, it does not matter if it is day or night, the experience is unique.
The Top of the Rock viewpoint has one of the best panoramic views of the city, many visitors consider it the best observatory in the city, this complex with an outdoor area and a glass area, of 19 commercial buildings, 70 floors and more than 264 meters high, makes it one of the tallest buildings in New York, the Top of the Rock located on the 70th floor of the General Electric skyscraper, in the heart of Manhattan and with a view of Central Park and the Empire State Building.
Viewpoint of the Statue of Liberty
This is one of the most important and oldest icons in New York, from the pedestal of the 93-meter-high Statue of Liberty (counting the base) you can see the view towards Manhattan and from the crown, which is the The highest part of the statue, after climbing 354 steps, the panoramic view towards the Isla de la Libertad is contemplated through one of the 25 windows.
In front of the sea of the second largest city in New Jersey, Jersey City, this Liberty Park, with picnic areas, restaurants, hotels and even clothing stores, the viewpoint of the park has great virtues that makes it one of the most visited of the city, although it is not located from a great height, the view from there offers a different perspective than that of the skyscrapers. The Statue of Liberty, Manhattan, Ellis Island and even the Goldman Sachs Tower (the tallest building in New Jersey) are seen from Liberty Park.
One World Observatory
The tallest and newest observatory in New York and the United States is the One World Observatory at the One Word Trade Center, it has 104 floors and makes it the sixth tallest in the world, with a total height of 541 meters (counting the antenna), the observatory has become one of the main attractions of the city, unlike the other viewpoints, this one does not have an exterior part and its 360-degree panorama almost towards the entire city, rivers and bay, is seen from its glazed interior.
At the 235 Bowery Museum of Contemporary Art, on the seventh floor is the Sky Room, the panoramic deck overlooking the Lower East Side, open only on weekends.
Brooklyn Heights Promenade
Unlike other viewpoints, this one is not located in a skyscraper, the Brooklyn Heights is located on the banks of the East River, with one of the best views of Manhattan, in the distance you can see the Statue of Liberty, the skyline of Manhattan Island and obviously the Brooklyn Bridge, not to mention the unmissable view of the most impressive skyscrapers in the city.
Empire State Building
The skyscraper of the Empire State Building is one of the best in New York and for a long time it was the tallest in the world with 381 meters high and 102 floors, it has two viewpoints, one covered by glass windows at 320 meters high and the another one outdoors on the top floor. With the old iron binoculars installed in the most famous skyscraper in the world, you can enjoy an incredible view of the southern part of Manhattan and a 360-degree panorama of New York.