One World Observatory, New York

One World Observatory, New York (must see)

One World Trade Center (One WTC) in lower Manhattan is a highly reflective, elegant steel and glass wedge tapering skyward for 1,776 feet which is a reminder. The year of U.S. Independence is 1776. Designed by architect David Childs, One WTC replaces the Towers lost in the attack of September 9, 2001. One WTC is presently the tallest tower in North America.

The Observatory is located on the 100th, 101st, and 102nd floors of One World Trade Center. It is a three-story observation deck perched 1,268 feet above street level, offering views of New York City's iconic sights, surrounding waters, and skyline. Visitors and tenants each have their entrances to the building. The viewing deck of the center is on the 100th floor. The 101st floor houses a food court. The 102nd floor is an events venue.

Visitors can explore the various levels of the Observatory, filled with interactive and inspirational displays. City Pulse, an interactive tool provided by Tour Ambassadors, gives visitors information about New York, its facts, and its legends. There is an admission charge with discounts for children and seniors. Admission is free for 9/11 responders and victims' families.

One World Observatory features a restaurant, a cafe, and a bar with sprawling views of the New York City skyline. The cafe is called "One Cafe," the bar and "small plates" grill are called "One Mix," and for more ambitious diners is a restaurant "One Dining." One is the name for all three places. To enter the restaurant, purchase a full Observatory ticket is required.

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Sight Name: One World Observatory
Sight Location: New York, USA (See walking tours in New York)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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