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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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No words can describe this experience, seeing the ball drop is a once in a life time experience. In order to get a good standing place you will have to get there very early.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 4, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

No words can describe this experience, seeing the ball drop is a once in a life time experience. In order to get a good standing place you will have to get there very early.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

You could literally spend hours sitting and watch the entertainment. You can take pics of different characters and they are very friendly. There is a three story M&M store, a Hersey store and a Toys R Us store with a ferris wheel and large T Rex in it. A lot of fun

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW via mobile

The toys r us is huge and has a large toys r us wheel in the basement, a mechanized TRexx on the 2nd floor, so many toy sections and a whole huge room dedicated to Barbie! A must - visit for any family with kids. The babies r us also gives one the opportunity to get some baby essentials (... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

The billboards are pretty cool. There is street art everywhere for purchase. Small New York pizzerias line the streets. Major retailers are along the major streets, while smaller boutique NYC style shops are along the side streets. Plus, all the brilliant Broadway theaters line the streets. It is certainly an experience every tourist to NYC should experience. However, if you... More 

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Legal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

I walked through time square many times on my three day visit, but after the broadway shows let out we were often stuck in human walking traffic jams that would take over 30 minutes to move a block. So much area was fenced off for construction. I imagine when it is complete it will be nice but not so nice... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

Everybody must pass through this part of the world at least once. It has turned into a bit of a circus since I moved away. Now we have cartoon characters trying to take photos (I took one and tipped $5), etc. Times Square itself though is pretty safe with cops in visible range and I never felt in any danger.... More 

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

Fabulous place, so much to see and take in!!! Love the vibe of Times Square, lots of fab eateries to try!!! If only we had had more time!! So want to go back....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

I love this place: so vibrant, busy, crowded but no one is pushy everyone is there just to enjoy the atmosphere. Fantastic souvenir shopping. The neon lights and billboards everywhere are fantastic to see

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

Great to see once but it's crazy busy and impossible to find a toilet (unless you got to McDonalds which has long lines, just for the toilets). Was advised not to come here for NYE for that reason. The "Ball" is smaller than expected but it's a good place to see the lights - very congested. Broadway - excellent!!!!! (They... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

Thousands of people walk around, very noisy, very well known... If you are in NY, you can visit once for seeing that bright, colorful, crowd square. Personally I am not a great fan of such noisy places. It is hard to find a taxi around square. Square should be visited for completion of NY visit, however one visit is enough... More 

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