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Address: Broadway, New York City, NY 10036
Phone Number: (212) 768-1560
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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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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You just can't beat Times Square when it comes to visual stimulation! It blows your mind! You have to see it in person to really appreciate it. Great shopping too!

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

You just can't beat Times Square when it comes to visual stimulation! It blows your mind! You have to see it in person to really appreciate it. Great shopping too!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fun, weird, interesting, captivating, startling.... Love it! Take in the sights and sounds but be aware that it truly is a tourist trap inside a wonderful city. Beware the con men, and take the time to eat and drink elsewhere in the city.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is definitely the heart of the city. It is definitely a must see. The shopping is great and the lights are beautiful. The only disappointing thing for me was finding out that they closed the toys r us. So with no more FAO and no more toys r us my 8 year old was a bit disappointed. There is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I love Times Square. It is never the same no matter when you visit. It is quiet in the early morning to enjoy a cup of hot chocolate. Walk through and you always see so much. People watching is great there.

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Had to visit ut a lot nicer places to go to, it's just a cross roads with loads of bright lights. Shops were nice though.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Yes, some of the hawkers are pushy; especially the comedy club guys, but still this is an experience. Lights second only to Vegas seem to get more numerous every time I come. A great place to hang out, buy some chocolate for the kids (at Hershey or M&Ms store).

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Times Square is larger than life. It has something for everyone. Be weary of the street performers wanting you to take their picture, they expect to be tipped.

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Thank Timothy H
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Having been before i knew what to expect. But everytime it takes my breath away. So much to look at and do. Overwhelming

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Times Square is a great place to walk around and take in all the sights of NYC. Love it at night when it is all lite up. If you want street food from a vendor, so a few blocks outside of Times Square and the hot dogs will be much cheaper.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

You haven't been to New York unless you have been here to take pictures of all the lights. It's amazing looking at all the billboards.

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