Empire State Building & Midtown Manhattan In-App Audio Tour (Without a Ticket)

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 3 miles
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Duration 2h - 3h
Audio tours on your smartphone
After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
Control your experience
With the in-app audio guide, you decide when to start, pause, and finish your tour
No internet is required
All audio tours and tickets can be downloaded to your device anytime

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  • You'll receive a self-guided audio tour right after booking
  • Explore the heart of New York from above and below with this in-app audio tour
  • Spot Art Deco elements of the Empire State Building and the diversity of the Midtown architecture
  • See the sculpture created in tribute of John Lennon by his artist friend
  • Relax in a green garden hidden from the noisy streets inside the building
  • Get inspired by the best views over and behind Manhattan from the legendary skyscraper
Enjoy spectacular 360-degree views of New York from its architectural icon and walk through bustling Midtown Manhattan. Note: This tour does NOT include an entrance ticket! Purchase it at www.esbnyc.com. Get a unique experience using this self-guided audio tour to observe New York's skyline from the 86th-floor observatory and to hear not-so-obvious facts about the famous skyscraper. This tour then takes you on a journey around the city's heart at your own pace. See the most recognizable NYC landmarks from the 86th-floor observatory, take stunning pictures, and wander around the spectacular old lobby. You will also get access to the exhibitions on the 2nd and 80th floors exploring New York's history through interactive displays with augmented reality. After visiting the Empire State Building, follow the self-guided route tailored for you to discover the must-sees and hidden gems of Midtown Manhattan. You will find yourself inside the greenery of Bryant Park and amid the bustling Times Square. You will learn how the most prominent buildings (Grand Central Terminal, Chrysler Building, Rockefeller Center, etc.) appeared in this area. Finally, rest in the hidden garden, and embrace the moment in New York, the one and only. Note: This tour does NOT include an entrance ticket! Purchase it at www.esbnyc.com. To avoid the crowds, plan your visit at 8 a.m. or after 3 p.m. on a weekday. This tour is not affiliated with the ESB but is submitted by an independent creator.

What's included

  • Self-guided audio tour for your smartphone on the WeGoTrip app
  • Step-by-step navigation through the Observatory and Midtown Manhattan
  • Recommendations on places to visit after the tour
  • Entrance ticket to the observatory deck. Purchase it at www.esbnyc.com
  • Earphones not included — bring your own
  • Earphones and smartphone are not included – bring your own
  • In-person tour guide

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
Empire State Building
West 34th Street, 20, Manhattan
Ford Foundation Building
East 43rd Street, 320, Manhattan
Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at support@wegotrip.com.
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