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Herald Square

1 Herald Square, at 34th Street and Sixth Avenue, New York City, NY 10001-2902 (Garment District)
212 922 9393
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Ranked #234 of 859 Attractions in New York City
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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lincolnshire, UK
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64 reviews 64 reviews
37 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

our hotel was on this square and I was pleased to see it after it featured in the goldfinch book macys is here and I am a big fan of macys!

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New York City, New York
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70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

THis intersection is at a crossroads in manhattan.To the east is Koreatown, a bustling area of Korean restaurant, shops, temples and ethnic curosities, to the west a vast shopping mecca containing Macys and other big shopping malls and further west, Penn Station, the gateway around the country. To The south lies the gift buildings and a newly revived flower market... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

Spent the day in NYC with my three kids...decided to take the subway from Central Park area to Herald square so glad we did. Very nice part of town, Macy's store was busy and exciting. Plenty of things to see especially people watch. I highly recommend eating at the Waffles and Dinges stand across from Macy's. Best money I ever... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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57 reviews 57 reviews
51 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Situated at the intersection of Broadway and Avenue of Americas, the park gives an opportunity to sit back and relax amidst the madness of Manhattan. If you are shopping on broadway and enjoy street food, best way is to grab some fast food, a cup of coffee and sit here and witness the surroundings. Though this idea will only suitable... More

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Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

So when we got out that sunny day in september in 2005, the huge Macy's General Store, we found ourselves in the small area bordered with the trees and fence on one side and the massive characteristic New York buildings on the other side. That was just the spot to rest a little, amidst the agitation of the everyday life... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

A little oasis in the middle of the bustle around Macy's near the Empire State Building. We sat here with coffee after our trip up to the top to people watch. It is great spot to do all of that.

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Langport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This small square is a great place for people watching. It is set out with tables and chairs, where tourists and locals alike spend their lunch break or simply sit to soak up the warmth of the spring sunshine. It was shady and smelt lovely with all the many tubs of tulips, daffodils and hyacinths around it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013 via mobile

Nice stop for a relaxing break. Love this city. So many things to do. Suggest you stay for a few days to see the little gems like the square

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167 reviews 167 reviews
64 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Unlike some other reviewers, I found this a delightful quiet area surrounded by the usual mayhem of New York traffic and pedestrian bustle. It is a shaded spot among trees - not exactly common in the heart of Manhattan. I didn't see any litter and the tables and chairs were clean and a welcome respite. Probably not worth seeking out... More

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Paris, France
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Quite simply this is one of the most disgusting places in new york city. There was rubbish everywhere that seemed unattended to for several days and with no action to have it removed. The chairs and tables are in disarray having us wonder what they are there for since they seemed to be unkept. I cant believe this is just... More

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