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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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Time Square is very crowded especially after the sun goes down. This not a place to push a stroller. Definitely, worth at least one visit. It is fun to see all of the lights and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Time Square is very crowded especially after the sun goes down. This not a place to push a stroller. Definitely, worth at least one visit. It is fun to see all of the lights and there was a movie being shot in the center of Times Square that they had blocked off. The shopping is typical stores that you have... More 

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Manchester
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Wow!Everyone must experience this crazy place..sensory overload..larger than life characters it's completely bonkers!love it!xx..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I must remember the first time I saw Times Square as a newcomer to the City because after 4 years of living nearby, the area became, for me, a bit of a nuisance to pass through on my way to the real NYC! It is hugely busy day or night and full of chain stores and souvenir shops. I watched... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

lots to look at and nice to walk around and explore and the shows are amazing way to over croweded though so if you don't like lots of ppl you wont like this

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Guam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The family and I walked through Times Square on a Sunday evening. It was fun for about 5 minutes to look at all the billboards and neon signs. After that, not so much. Crowded, dirty, pushy people litter the streets. The worst is the stench. TV doesn't prepare you for it. It was like walking next to a freshly loaded... More 

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Westchester, New York, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Times Square has many overpriced stores, both chain and small business, that make it fun for visitors who are willing to spend more than they would anywhere else in the world. The open Square is overrun with costumed characters who demand money to take pictures with them in their dirty, overused costumes. There are also an abundance of naked, painted... More 

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Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

You must go to Times Square if you visit New York City! Just be ready for lots and lots of people! People from all over the world come here. Sit on the Red Steps and just people watch for hours. All kinds of food and drink are available from street vendors or local restaurants just a few steps away. Have... More 

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Greater Cincinnati
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I'm not a big shopper so Times Square just wasn't my thing. It was cool to visit because you always see it on TV but I wouldn't go back unless something I want to do is only in Times Square. It ate up a lot of our time, fighting through the crowds. The Toys R Us here was pretty cool... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Times Square is a fun place to go to. There's always something going on so you'll definitely have tons of fun. The only down side is those annoying characters who want you to take a pic with them. Avoid them!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Not as big as I thought but cool place to visit which is safe. Bright noisy smelly but so much to see and enjoy. Two things one there are people dressed in charchters such as mickey Elmo iron man bat man etc etc. They grab you and photo bomb you then in front of your children they take there costumes... More 

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Address: Broadway, New York City, NY 10036
Phone Number: (212) 768-1560
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown

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