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Lincoln Square

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Address: Columbus Ave and Broadway, New York City, NY

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This place always makes me feel like a tourist

It is definitely one of those quintessential NYC locales and is nice for at least one visit with those typical photos to show you made the usually tourist rounds.

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 2, 2014
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

It is definitely one of those quintessential NYC locales and is nice for at least one visit with those typical photos to show you made the usually tourist rounds.

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Sydney, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This are is a great place to just hang out, have a coffee, ice cream or just to watch the people. The buildings are lovely and the area is great for a picnic

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Winsford, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Although noisy from traffic during the day it has a lovely tree lined seating area from which you can people watch while having your morning coffee or late night drinks.

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Somers, New York
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195 reviews 195 reviews
66 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Lincoln center is a NYC landmark, but you don't have to see a show to enjoy the square. I always stop for awhile and sit in the middle of the square by the fountain whenever I'm passing by.

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Sydney, Australia
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2,710 reviews 2,710 reviews
939 attraction reviews
1,285 helpful votes 1,285 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

A wonderful part of New York - the square itself feels like the centre of New York but there is so much to do in the surrounding streets, arts, culture, shopping, restaurants and Central Park.

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United Kingdom
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1,081 reviews 1,081 reviews
761 attraction reviews
1,813 helpful votes 1,813 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

We stayed nearby this location and so it was easy to walk by this area. Lincoln Square is the name of both a square and the surrounding neighborhood within the Upper West Side of the New York City borough of Manhattan. It is anchored by Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. Central Park is nearby, Time Warner Center with shops... More 

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New York City, New York
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266 reviews 266 reviews
63 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

I live near here and go through the Plaza almost daily so I get to enjoy it w even if I don't go to a performance. Its always full of surprises.

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New York City, New York
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136 reviews 136 reviews
102 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

From Opera to Dance to Theater and Music, Lincoln center has it all. The new renovation of the plaza and adjoining spaces is dynamic - a must for opera lovers, theater lovers and the like. Always something happening!

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Ft Laud
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142 reviews 142 reviews
5 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

So much to see and do in this classy yet funky area. Time Warner Center, Lincoln Center, Beacon Theater, Central Park, Trump Hotel, Jean Georges, Bolud Sud, etc.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

On November 26th we went to the Tree lighting ceremony at Dante park in Linclon Square. It is a fantastic evening. At the park Suzanne vega sang a few songs and then at 6:50 the show went live on TV. After the tree is lit, there are bands and activities as well as special store events and food tastings from... More 

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Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the American Museum of Natural History, which has been welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center, home to some of the world’s best opera, dance, film, and theater performances, all centrally located around a beautiful fountain. Spanning the entire length of the Upper West Side, Riverside Park is ideal for a long, leisurely stroll in a quiet green space.
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