30 Rockefeller Plaza
New York, NY 10012
(212)332-6868Certainly one of the most famous and visited sites in New York City is Rockefeller Center. While Rockefeller Center is perhaps most famous for its skating rink and Christmas celebrations, there are plenty of shops, restaurants and attractions.
Art Deco TreasuresOne of the main reasons to visit Rockefeller Center is the building itself. Rockefeller Center has a huge amount of art deco sculptures, paintings and gardens to walk through during the summer months. Completed in 1940, Rockefeller
NBC, Simon & Schuster and the Associated PressRockefeller Center is the home of NBC Studios, Radio City Music Hall, book publishing giant Simon & Schuster, the Associated Press and the British Empire Building. Rockefeller Center is a great place to start exploring New York City. It is near the Empire State Building and the Chrysler Building, two of the most famous and distinctive skyscrapers ever built.
NBC Studio Tours and Radio City Music HallToo see the inner workings of modern television, visitors can take in a tour of the NBC Studios, where Late Night with Conan O'Brien and the Today Show are taped on weekdays. The Today Show is taped every morning from 7 to 9 a.m. NBC Studio is located at 30 Rockefeller Center. Radio City Music Hall and it's world-famous Rockettes are located in Rockefeller Center. Radio City Music Hall underwent a multi-million dollar renovation that was finished in 1999. During the Holiday Season, thousands of visitors take in the Radio City Music Hall Christmas Show.
Ice Skating at Rockefeller CenterThe ice skating rink is the scene of movie making, blind dates and little kids learning how to skate. With its huge, gold statue of Prometheus, the ice rink is a favorite of tourists and New Yorkers alike. The rink is open every day of the week from 9 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Admission to the ice rink is:
For more information about Rockefeller Center, call 212-632-3975.
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