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New York City, NY (Garment District)
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Ranked #16 of 859 attractions in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Theaters, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Dining
Traveler Description: Broadway is famous as the pinnacle of the American theatre industry. This district is known for its abundance of theatres. Many of theatres have been... more »
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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78 reviews 78 reviews
28 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

Seeing a show on Broadway is a must do when visiting Manhattan. It is some of the best talent in the world and the overall experience can't be beat. There are several restaurants surrounding the theaters to grab a drink or bite to eat both before or after the shows and the buzz of the area is indescribable.

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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Was unsure which Broadway show to see, but eventually decided on Chicago, which turned out to be a good choice. The theatre and stage as a little smaller than I expected, but it certainly was indicative of the show. The music was great, especially some of the classics. The acting, singing and dancing was excellent. I really enjoyed the show,... More

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Montreal, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Not difficult to be impressed with Broadway and Time Square if that is your thing especially in the evenings when area refuses to go to sleep. The choices of theatre, musicals and shows is impressive. For the unusual, and worth eating there for simple food, try Ellen's Stardust Diner where the waiters/waitresses sing while serving guests. Quite a history to... More

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Pella, Iowa
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Being the last person on earth who wanted to see a Broadway play, I went to see Newsies while in New York. Not only did I enjoy it but will return to see more plays.

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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Fabulous show with amazing Cirque de Soleil-esque acts. Beautiful theatre. It was very expensive though. Visited TKTS booth but the queue was outrageous and it didn't seem fair to subject the kids to that sort of wait.

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

I have been to Broadway a few times, perhaps each time I was in in New York, and always loved the buzz of the place. This visit, the difference was having the time to catch a show! We saw the Carole King musical which was excellent, but guess most shows on Broadway are of good standard and there will be... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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77 reviews 77 reviews
75 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

There is nothing in the world like Broadway. You can see shows in big cities and around the world but no one does it like Broadway. This is a must see if you come to NYC.

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Brookline, Massachusetts
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Energy, creativity, talent, ambition, drama...what's there not to love! Never fails to amaze, and when you think of the determination and effort the performers have put in to get to Broadway, it inspires you to chase your own dreams!

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

This is a must do while in New York, any body would want to wander along and enjoy the atmosphere of the place, its an institution ,

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Belton, Texas
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

Broadway is a must see for any New York trip, but it is just a street going through Manhattan. If you are a Theater buff make sure you tour the Theaters. If not you should probably see one or two. If your visiting Times Square, your on Broadway, and the Lion King is currently showing at the New Amsterdam Theater... More

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