One World Observatory

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Get ready for one of the most breathtaking views you’ll see in a while.  Yes, the One World Observatory at the World Trade Center is said to open on May 29th – and as of now it is the largest building in the United States.  So if you’re planning on taking a trip there, just make sure you don’t have vertigo. At the Observatory you can experience incredible panoramic views of NYC from the 100th, 101st, and 102nd floors – 1250 feet above ground level!kush mahan worldtrade

On the western side of the World Trade Center, you can find futuristic Sky Pod elevators that will take you to these upper-level floors.  On the 102nd floor, viewers will watch a video presentation all about New York City and all of its wonders, equipped with breath taking pictures of the city from its start.

The 100th floor is home to City Pulse, where you can watch HD videos about various notable NYC neighborhoods and landmarks.  Plus, if you really don’t mind heights, there is a Sky Portal, which includes a 14-foot diameter circular disc that gives high-definition footage of what’s going on on the streets way below you.  The Observatory is said to be an innovation in the technological world that has, quite literally, reached new heights.

Furthermore, according to Time Out New York, “This new landmark isn’t just a pretty view- the new observatory includes interactive exhibits, a sit-down restaurant and other dining options for those interested in being above it all,” (Time Out New York, New York City from One World Trade).

Tickets cost $32 for adults, $26 for children, and $30 for senior citizens.  Children until the age of are free.  Get your cameras ready, because this view is sure to be out of this world.


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