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“Busy & Crowded, but Fun.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Times Square

Times Square
Broadway, New York City, NY 10036 (Manhattan)
(212) 768-1560
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Ranked #62 of 851 attractions in New York City
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Neighborhoods
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Shopping
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Owner description: Central area in NYC that has many shops, restaurants, office buildings and flashing billboards around it.
Ottumwa, IA
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“Busy & Crowded, but Fun.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2010

Times Square is a very busy place! It's very crowded compared to living life on the country side! If you are visiting NYC, Times Square is a must, just to get the full effect. It's very much a tourist trap, but there are lots of cool souvenir shops and stores to go into.

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“One to visit at night”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2010

This is a great photo opportunity especially at night. It is really just a traffic island surrounded by huge adverts but it somehow looks good. There are also some cool shops there, I would recommend a trip to the Hershey’s Store.

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“You can't miss Times Square”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2010

I don't think a trip to New York is complete until you have been to Times Square. Its just a bunch of well lit buildings and billboards but what an amazing thing to see and the crowds are mad. You must see this both day and night.

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Chicago
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“The world's most famous city square for a reason!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2010

As an avid traveler for both business and pleasure, I often run into the problem of deciding what it is that I should actually do in a city to say that I have been to that city. Sure all of the guide books will give you a laundry list of ideas, but where is the straight-forward list of things that absolutely must be seen before you leave? It is here - www.absolutevisit.com

We believe that Times Square is the #1 absolute must visit attraction in all of New York City. A trip to NYC without a visit to Times Square is not truly a visit to the city. Time Square is stunning, magnificent and a site not to be missed! Check it out.

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“Got to Visit when in NYC!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2010

We loved times square all the lights, all the billboards, Got to visit if in NYC.

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