A visit to New York is incomplete without a stop at the world famous Empire State Building. Renowned for the panoramic views it offers from its observatory decks on the 86th and 102nd floor, this iconic building is one of the most popular landmarks of the city. Visited by both tourists and locals, this famous, office building is an art décor masterpiece. Aside from its observatory deck, offering 360 degree views of New York City and beyond, visitors will find the lobby area with its stunning recreation of the original ceiling mural quite spectacular as well. Open past midnight, year round, the magnificent Empire State Building is not only the most recognized building in the city’s skyline but also the most visited.
Main deck (86th floor) and top deck (102th floor)-Adult-$52, seniors-$49, children-$46 Express pass is available for those wanting to avoid waiting in line, while visitors wanting to visit one deck could get the cheaper ticket.
Around an hour
Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families, children
The stunning views of New York City and beyond, the striking ceiling mural in the lobby
Although Muslim visitors will not find prayer facilities at the Empire State Building, they will be able to locate a number of mosques in the city of New York. While the Islamic Cultural Center of New York and Masjid Manhattan are two prominent mosques in the city, tourists will be able find other prayer facilities spread across New York City. Tourists visiting the Empire State Building could ask to be guided to a nearby mosque.
The Empire State Building offers its visitors a variety of dining options as it is known to house a number of restaurants on the main lobby level. However these outlets may not be Halal certified. Tourists requiring Halal cuisine will be able to locate numerous Halal restaurants in the city serving a diverse array of cuisines.