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NYC: Hudson Yards Walking Tour & Edge Observation Deck Entry

1. NYC: Hudson Yards Walking Tour & Edge Observation Deck Entry

Discover the newest neighborhood in Midtown Manhattan, located at the Northern end of the popular High Line on a 60-minute guided orientation tour of the district. Finish at the entrance to The Edge, where your timed ticket gives you skip-the-ticket-line guaranteed access to the highest outdoor sky deck in the Western hemisphere with 360-degree views. Your guide will tell you the history of the location and how Related Group developed and created a new section of Manhattan Westside's waterfront featuring spectacular skyscrapers and public spaces.  Learn about the underground of Hudson Yards, as well as the unique design of New York’s newest performance space called the Shed. The guide will also explain to you the $200 million interactive art piece called the Vessel, the 5-acre Public Square and the exclusive shopping mall featuring one-of-a-kind shops and celebrity chef restaurants.  The 16-storey Vessel was designed by British designer Thomas Heatherwick and is made up of 154 flights of stairs, 2,500 steps, and 80 landings to climb. At the Edge you will be able to admire 360-degree views of NYC, and have access to the highest outdoor deck in the Western hemisphere.  Explore the outdoor deck where you can stand on a glass triangular floor and look 100 stories down, lean out over the city on angled glass walls and sit on the Skyline steps. You will also receive a free digital souvenir. Before taking the elevator up, you will also be able to experience a self-guided exhibit of the construction of Hudson Yard.

NYC: High Line Hudson Yards and Vessel Guided Tour

2. NYC: High Line Hudson Yards and Vessel Guided Tour

Explore the west side of Manhattan on a guided tour. Walk the High Line and see the Vessel. Stop into the Chelsea Markets and check out the world-class food vendors. Meet your guide in the Meat Packing District. Enjoy a scenic walk through the High Line, one of Manhattan’s most unique parks. Built on top of a former elevated freight train track, the tracks were turned into a greenway in 2009. Stroll down this 1.45-mile path and take in unique views of the city – you’ll feel as if your floating above the city streets. Admire the colorful gardens filled with grasses, perennials and woody species which were inspired by the wildflowers that grew on the disused tracks. View the park’s installation art pieces. Discover the Hudson Yards, and see the Vessel, “New York’s Staircase.” This honeycomb-shaped 150-foot tall art piece can accommodate up to 1000 people at a time. Upgrade your tour by adding an optional admission ticket to the Edge Observation Deck. Climb to the top of its world-famous Observation Deck and check out spectacular 360-degree views of the city.

New York City: High Line & Hudson Yards Walking Tour

3. New York City: High Line & Hudson Yards Walking Tour

Climb up onto the High Line garden path along the West-side of Manhattan which boasts amazing views of New York City and the Hudson River. The High Line park is an example of urban renewal at its finest, a unique concept of a park, a green oasis among the concrete giants. During the 2-hour walk, visit the most important and historic points, sculptures, arts, and murals along the way. Check out the various species of plants that were specifically picked for the high line as you walk through beautiful gardens. Admire and photograph the Vessel - a public structure rising 45.7 meters high with 2,500 interconnecting steps. Witness incredible architecture including Hudson Yards, the Zaha Hadid building, the 10th Avenue square, and Chelsea Market. The tour guide will narrate the captivating details of how the abandoned train tracks were transformed into what they are today allowing you to fully enjoy the High line park to its fullest.

NYC: Hudson Yards Walking Tour in Italian

4. NYC: Hudson Yards Walking Tour in Italian

Take a guided tour of Manhattan's west side. Discover the High Line and see the Vessel. Visit the Chelsea Market to see the world-class culinary vendors. Follow your guide on a walking tour to get a real feel for the energy of Midtown. Meet your guide and walk through the High Line, one of Manhattan's most unusual parks. The tracks, built on top of a former elevated freight railway route, were converted into a greenway in 2009. Admire the beautiful gardens filled with grasses, perennials, and woody species inspired by the wildflowers that grew on the abandoned tracks. View the park's installation art. Explore Hudson Yards and discover the Vessel, also known as New York's Staircase. This 150-foot-tall honeycomb-shaped artwork can hold up to 1,000 people at once. Listen to your Italian-speaking guide as they shed light on the area's history and development.

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What people are saying about Vessel, New York City

JT Kelly went over and above for our tour. We missed our meet up place, but he came to us and we got a little side tour of some interesting places in the area. It was fun to see the stables for the horses of NYC. JT guided us through the buildings of Hudson Yards, and shared the back stories with us too. Thanks JT! We made it to The Edge, and had fun seeing NYC from a bird's eye view!!

Totally messy excursion, from the inaccuracy of the meeting point, to the inadequacy of the time for that date, because the darkness prevented seeing some of the attractions

JT was an exceptional tour guide. He knew the intimate details of the Hudson Yards, including the events surrounding the development.

The guide was excellent and made our tour so much more enjoyable. Name of guide Ross. Super