Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller Empire State Plaza, Albany

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  • August 11, 2017
    The Plaza is a pretty area to stroll around and enjoy the open air in a metropolitan area. Parking is a bit of a pain - make sure you take note of your location! The plaza has a large reflecting pool ...  more »
  • July 24, 2017
    The plaza has large reflection pools surrounded by paved walkways, a few trees and plants, and buildings. The Egg is an interesting building, but the Capitol building is the star. We visited during a ...  more »
  • July 21, 2017
    Fireworks on the 4th and New Years, farmers markets in spring, summer, fall, free concerts in Summer, and the ice skating in winter. These are good thiings.  more »
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  • July 10, 2017
    A must visit for the tourists. Being the capital of New York, Albany doesn't have much to offer, but this museum and state capitol area is worth visiting. One can sit down, relax and enjoy the architecture and calmness. Not much crowded and good for jogging and meditation too.
  • June 21, 2017
    One of the best places in the Capital Region to bring a kid with a scooter to ride. The stairs to the museum make for a great workout. Their summer farmer's market and music series are phenomenal. The architecture is brutalism at its finest. And it is a great place for a stroll.
  • June 29, 2017
    Beautiful on a nice sunny day! Nice to walk about and look at the unique architecture. Wish there were more information signs and maybe a little refreshment cart/coffee stand and maybe more sitting area to have lunch.
  • July 9, 2017
    Unique capital area. They however waste immense amounts of money on b.s. projects. Use or loose it principle in politics seen here
  • June 4, 2017
    I come here to the DMV yearly to renew my irb. The service is somewhat fast but the people working there are extremely nice. The buildings around there are very big and beautiful. A nice place to visit when you are at Albany.

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