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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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They say that its the crossroads of the World. The crowds here are amazing. the large screens, large is a bit of an understatement really. They light the whole area up, its like... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

They say that its the crossroads of the World. The crowds here are amazing. the large screens, large is a bit of an understatement really. They light the whole area up, its like the middle of the day during darkness.

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Monterrey, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Is an exciting place, people from all around the world. You not need more that seat, watch.... and enjoy.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

You haven't really been to New York, if you haven't done Time Square. The hustle and bustle of the city - Sunday is the best day of the week to go. Less crowded, but enough to feel and experience the heartbeat of the city

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Aarhus, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

It is a sight without comparison to see Time square at night with all the lights and people. If you do not like, you can say you have been here, and do not have to get back, but at least once you should see it.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

An experience on its own,you can't visit New York and not walk in Times Square Every sight and sound is there. We were wary about feeling threatened in New York but far from it, everyone was polite and friendly no matter how crowded it got. My only concern was young men with signs asking for cash to buy weed. They... More 

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Culver City, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

You have to experience this in person. So much activity, excitement, hustle bustle. Loved it! Right down to the rude citizens who just have no patience for tourists like me!! Street vendors were a big surprise, as I didn't expect there to be so many in such a small area. Smells galore added to the experience. And it's noisy all... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Simply the best place in my opinion, the energy of the people and the street itself is amazing, you just can't miss to go there and walk trough the street watching everything arround.

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EAST SUSSEX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Time square is like walking into a virtual video game everything is so huge. Loads of resturants shops cinemas etc. The streets full of people dressed up but be careful taking pics they want about $7-$10. Gift shops are dearest here so shop around

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

This is a fun area of New York! You must plan on going to some sort of live play or musical in this area. Late at night it is interesting to just stand in the crowds and people watch. You will see everything! There are people who are dressed as the statue of Liberty and many other things. Be ready... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Times square was not always a great place to be and then it got cleaned up. The strip clubs and th wpimps were moved on. It became safer, vibrant the became the best place one earth to be! Full of vibrant lights and store fronts, every variety of people and all kinds of street entertainment; artists of all kinds,Singers, dancers,... More 

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