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Address: Broadway, New York City, NY 10036
Phone Number: (212) 768-1560
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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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Another Must See in NYC

You simply cannot visit NYC and not spend some time in this vibrant square. Just wandering around taking in the sights and people watching is great and better still, go into one... read more

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

You simply cannot visit NYC and not spend some time in this vibrant square. Just wandering around taking in the sights and people watching is great and better still, go into one of the vantage points and have coffee overlooking the Square. Always something to see, street entertainers, etc. Shame Toys R Us closed!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Absolutely amazing place to be! Just the vibe and atmosphere is beyong amazing and the evenings are even more magical! The performers and just the people walkiing around gazing at anything and everything is fantastic!!! Would love to be back someday.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It truly felt like I was in a movie when we walked into Times Square. It's absolutely iconic and breathtaking. As cold as it was in January, it felt significantly warmer under all those bright lights. Definitely a must see!

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Washington, DC
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I often say Times Square is a tourists' dream in New York. The vendors, shops, entertainment, and restaurants are abound! If you love crowds and action, this is the place. Who doesn't love TS?

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Westport, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Popped in to see Adele and stayed the week. Times sq is great first time around. Totally a tourist look see. Saw and left. Overpriced trinkets.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A must see, Times Square has a fabulous atmosphere, tourists just stood amazed at the colourful bright lighting. Loads of theatres, bars, restaurants.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The only way I can explain a place like Time's Square is when coming up out of the subway I felt like Dorothy walking out of her house that first time after the tornado dropped her house in Oz. All the colors were breathtakingly beautiful. I was surprised at how clean this area was. It was crowded but manageable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Loved visiting at night. We did manage to walk thorough alot. Very busy with people, especially over by the bleacher area where the entertainers would be. If there was such a thing as a traffic jam with people, this would be the place. Very fun.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Trust me if gaudy flashing lights, crowds of people bumping into you and a constant cacophony then visit, if culture is more your thing don't

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a must-visit location when in New York City. There's usually a lot of people there (mostly tourists) but that's normal when visiting Times Square. Its impact is higher if visiting at night, to really appreciate the magic of Times Square.

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