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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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This was my second time to Times Square and it was a better experience. We went on a weekday and it was in March so it was colder and less crowded. Not to say there was not... read more

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

This was my second time to Times Square and it was a better experience. We went on a weekday and it was in March so it was colder and less crowded. Not to say there was not still tons of people out at 11 pm roaming the streets but during the summertime and weekends it can get a little scary... More 

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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Times Square at night was high on my list of things to do in NYC. During the day it's pretty impressive, but incredibly busy! It's a crazy place filled with people, lights, billboards, shops, restaurants and more people. Seeing it all lit up and night time was amazing. Give yourself a few minutes to take everything in. I would highly... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Times Square is a must visit area if you are ever in New York! Full of bright lighted billboards and displays, exciting shops and hearty places to eat! This is an area in New York I still long for as it really fills my heart with joy every time I picture my visit to Times Square in my memories. A... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Loved the atmosphere! Shops not any cheaper than in the UK. Just loved the buzz and the sweet shops. Hersheys and M and M's.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Lots of shops, restaurants, street performers, etc. Touristy, very busy. Patrolled by cops. Easy four mile walk from the Penn Station.

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Melbourne, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Time square is not that interesting unless you are going there for a purpose. It is very crowded, noisy and full of advertisements. I actually try to avoid it when I am going to a broadway show because of the crowds. The TKTS booth is my favorite reason for going there. Half price theater ticket on the day of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Absolutely loved the fast pace and bright lights! Buzzing atmosphere and plenty of places to pop in and out of in terms of food and bars! Must visit if you're planning a visit to New York.

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Valencia, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Times square was smaller than i thought it would be but lots of eateries and gift shops some great bars and if you want tickets for Broadway beside the olive garden restuarant is a set of steps underneath those are ticket booths for half Price theartre tickets

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Enola
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

I would never buy a thing in Times Square. Not even food. Everything is over priced....it's a tourist trap. That said, it's still a place that eveyone should see at least one time in their life. Especially at night. Go a couple blocks west to eat. The prices drop the further away you get.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

First time i arrived at Times Square was my first night in NYC. I just wanted to walk around the city at night for a little bit before i would start the visit in the next day. I got off the subway in the Times Square station and when i left the station i just felt it was day again.... More 

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