Spanning the area between Fifth and Sixth Avenue, Rockefeller Center has earned its reputation as a city within a city. Expert guides will take you on a magical Rockefeller Center Tour through its rich history, which is entertaining and educational even for New Yorkers!
Some say Rockefeller Center is the hub of Manhattan. Home to the world’s most famous Christmas Tree, NBC New York Studios, the iconic ice skating rink, the Associated Press, and the “30 Rock Building”, this eclectic entertainment and business complex is a great place to spend some time. Discover the ins and outs with a fantastic Rockefeller Center Tour!
Rockefeller Center is comprised of 19 commercial buildings spread out over a space of 89,000 square meters! Rockefeller Center has achieved National Landmark Status, recognized not only for its commercial use, but also for its Art Deco architecture and Great-Depression era historical roots.
John D. Rockefeller’s vision was to build a cultural center in the heart of New York, inspired by and reflecting significant and historic works of art and architecture. A guided Rockefeller Center Tour brings you through the center with your own personal closed-circuit headset, leading you through the center's most poignant spots, including its gardens and various buildings.
Rockefeller Center houses the following:
Tours of this awesome complex depart from 30 Rockefeller Plaza at the entrance to Top of the Rock.
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B, D, F, to 47-50th St./Rockefeller Center Station;
6 to E. 51st St. at Lexington Avenue. Walk west to Fifth Avenue and south to W. 50th Street;
1 train to 50th St. Station at Broadway. Walk east toward Fifth Avenue;
N or R trains to 49th St. at Seventh Avenue. Walk east toward Fifth Avenue and north to W. 50th Street;
E, train to Fifth Ave/53rd St. Station. Walk south to W. 50th Street.
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Comments about Smart Destinations Rockefeller Center Tour:
My husband and I enjoyed this tour. We really like architecture and wanted to see this very famous building. I was amazed by it but if you're not someone who loves this kind of thing, it's probably not for you.