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Address: Broadway, New York City, NY 10036
Phone Number: (212) 768-1560
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Activities: City walk sightseeing, Shopping
Description: Central area in NYC that has many shops, restaurants, office buildings and...
Central area in NYC that has many shops, restaurants, office buildings and flashing billboards around it.
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When we walk past a few times, we are amazed at people gathering around to sit on the standalone stairs or at some outdoor tables to take in the views. The mascots are everywhere... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

When we walk past a few times, we are amazed at people gathering around to sit on the standalone stairs or at some outdoor tables to take in the views. The mascots are everywhere and some will reach out to you to take pics with them for a fee. People are everywhere and anytime.

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Spring, TX
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

I love the hustle and bustle of Times Square. It is the prototypical experience of NYC. However, there is a great time to experience how quiet it can be. Wait for Christmas morning. Almost no one is there. Better yet, book a room with a Times Square view and wait until the morning. This is the time I love.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

New York is Crazy busy, it's like nothing I have ever seen before. Time Square is a must see, all the bright lights, people, shopping and restaurant's. It really is endless for things to do and see, and each day its different. The subway is right on time square it's the best way to travel.

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upstate, ny
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

If you are visiting New York City, you should plan a trip to Times Square. Yes it is very touristy and very crowded but it is an experience. I hadn't been there in years and I was amazed at the sights that I saw. It is a great place to people watch and walk around especially at night with all... More 

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montreal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

lots of fun and lights, all different type of people. Would not like to stay here to long because its to busy

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

MUST SEE. It could be midnight and you think it's daylight the lights are so bright. THE BEST CITY IN THE WORLD, NO PLACE LIKE NEW YORK CITY,

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

I have no idea why people come here. There is nothing in Times Square you can not see back home. The rents are so high only huge chains are left. Restaurant options are Olive Garden, Bubba Gump, McDonalds etc, Stores like Forever 21 and Toys R' Us. Do your self a favor and walk 1 block east to Bryant Park... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Thousands of people bumping into each other. Naked people walking around. Great neon and large hi-def screens. This where the ball drops

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

You may like it or not, but you will not be indifferent to this iconic setting. Total craziness, packed with people, full of light any time of the day... Times Square feels like the center of the world, the most vibrant place!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Something was always going on here. One day Tom Cruise on mission impossible other days boy bands. Went at night and saw the iconic screens. Also bought some souvenirs on the streets. Guys also painting caricatures. Fun place, crowded, (so watch your pocket) but police presence was also there. Nice gift shops. And different costumed characters to take pictures with... More 

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