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American New York Rockefeller Center Plaza night
New York City

The famous Rockefeller Center in Midtown Manhattan is an Art Deco NYC landmark. Spanning 22 acres and featuring 19 commercial buildings in New York, Rockefeller Center is one of the most popular attractions in NYC. A beautiful New York destination all year long, the Rockefeller Center is home to numerous NY events, including the lighting of the famous Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree, which is broadcasted live on TV around the world each year.

Built in 1939, Rockefeller Center was the vision of famous NY businessman and philanthropist, John D. Rockefeller. This iconic NYC landmark has been featured in dozens of films and TV shows over the past century, and is home to the legendary NBC Studios and Saturday Night Live. NYC Tourists have the opportunity to go back stage and behind the scenes of some of the most popular shows on television in this one location, and there are many NYC Packages, like the NYC 30 Rock Package, that allow travelers to see even more for less.

With its serene statues and beautiful art nouveau murals, Rockefeller Center is also a popular destination for art enthusiasts in NYC. With so much history and culture surrounding it, the Rockefeller Center in Midtown Manhattan is a must-see NYC attraction for first-time visitors in New York City.

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