The Christmas Tree at Rockefeller Center
If you only have few hours to sight seeing in Manhattan New York, we would recommend you to go see “the tree”. Every year, many visitors come to Manhattan New York to see this Christmas Tree at Rockefeller Center.
Here are some interesting fun facts about this spectacular tree:
- It’s a Noweigan Spruce
- The tallest tree on record was in 1999, 100 feet tall (2012 Height-80 ft)
- The star on top of the tree since 2004 weighs 550 lbs
- The tree is donated every year
- The estimated cost of the tree is $73,500
- The 2012 Tree survived Hurricane Sandy from Flanders, New Jersey
If you’ve made it to the Christmas Tree at Rockefeller Center you will also be able to see the ice skating rink, the window displays and decorations along Fifth Avenue, and will have the opportunity to do some world class shopping along Fifth Avenue.
Seeing the Christmas Tree at Rockefeller Center is also a FREE event, no admission necessary.
Rockefeller Center in Midtown Manhattan New York
Rockefeller Center is one of the most iconic landmark in Midtown Manhattan New York. This is also where the famous Christmas Tree is during the holiday season. This is also the home of television station NBC is located, TV programs such as The Today show, 30 Rock, SNL Saturday Night Live, Jimmy Fallon, and few other great shows are filmed or originated at this location.
The television station NBC also have NBC Studio Tours that you can purchase tickets to tour around the building and in different studios, control room, and other behind the stage cool spots. Another fun tour to do is TOP OF THE ROCK Observation deck, it is 70 stories high and there are spectacular Central Park and Manhattan skyline view once you arrived at the observation deck.
Be sure to visit New York Rockefeller Center next time you are in New York city. If you would like to find a home here in Manhattan New York or near Rockefeller Center, work with us the market and neighborhood experts. Call us today at (917)837-8869 so we can guide you through the process.
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