Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller Empire State Plaza, Albany

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  • We enjoyed coming out of the Capitol to stroll on this beautiful place of administrative buildings. Bodies of water were empty at this season but in the summer it must be very beautiful. We climbed to the top of the Observatory, 40th floor where you can admire the city and the river Houdson, impressive.
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  • We were driving through Albany and decided to drive past the New York State Capitol. It was so interesting we decided to park and walk around the plaza. The plaza and surroundings state office buildin...  more »
  • We came on a Saturday afternoon when all offices were closed. The architectural perspectives are astonishing and combining modern with some historic sites (New York State Capital) truly spectacular. Incredible The Egg Theatre, almost suspended in the air and lovely large central swimming pools. Is definitely a leisurely stroll in downtown Albany
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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Unique capital area. They however waste immense amounts of money on b.s. projects. Use or loose it principle in politics seen here
  • 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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