Hudson Yard in Manhattan: a terrace 335 meters high

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In Manhattan's futuristic new Hudson Yard neighborhood, rises The Edge, a terrace that offers a breathtaking and unique view of the city. Take to the skies and follow the guide!

The Edge has passed the Empire State Building!

The Empire State Building was not, however, in lace, whether in terms of height, design or by its multiple platforms, the highest terrace of which rises to 320 meters. But in the city of excess, such a performance could not have remained unmatched. New York welcomes since March 2020, an atypical building from which it is possible to admire the Big Apple while being perched higher than the Eiffel Tower, 335 meters above the ground!

The Edge sur Hudson Yard

A dizzying height, but which remains lower than that of One World Trade Center, inaugurated in May 2015. Go to number 30 Hudson Yard in Manhattan, a skyscraper with a resolutely modern style, like this new district. 

You have completed all the usual formalities: take plane tickets, apply for ESTA, book a hotel, pack your bags, read a few books… now New York is yours! We start with a unique visit: Hudson Yard in Manhattan.

New York as you've never seen it before!

With your tickets, climb into the elevator and in less than a minute, you are in seventh heaven! Arrived on the 100th floor, get ready to live an extraordinary experience. As in the other three New York observatories, you can enjoy a 360 ° view indoors. But what makes the Hudson Yard in Manhattan a unique experience is its large triangular-shaped terrace, suspended from the side of the building.

Hudson Yard

A beautiful architectural feat, meticulously designed taking into account the risks of strong wind and bad weather of all kinds. With an area of ​​692m2, part of its floor is made of glass, which promises thrills for anyone who sets foot there! The frameless glass walls have been cleverly slanted outwards. Watch out if you have vertigo… but the unobstructed view of the whole city will make you forget all your fears!

More info on the official website.

And to recover from your emotions?

If you want to stay perched, direction le restaurant “The Peak” which is located on the 101st floor of the Hudson Yard in Manhattan. The top restaurants with a view offer refined cuisine, focused on local produce and fresh produce. Eat while gazing at New York, this is another experience not to be missed in the city that never sleeps!

The Peak

Besides the traditional Souvenir shop, you can also indulge yourself in the many shops of the Hudson Yard. Another curiosity of this great complex: “The Vessel”. Facing the Hudson River, this building has 154 interconnected staircases and 80 viewing platforms.

The Vessel

Want to round off the visit with a bit of culture? Direction “The Shed”, which combines a performance hall and an exhibition hall. They honor emerging artists in all artistic fields!

The Shed in Manhattan

Want to visit the Big Apple and its new flagship attraction, the Hudson Yard in Manhattan ? Do not hesitate to consult all our articles on New York and let's set off for an unforgettable stay!

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