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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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So much to see!

This is the epitome of the NYC experience! It can be loud, and busy, and crowded, even dirty in some places, but that's all part of the charm. It just screams out New York.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

This is the epitome of the NYC experience! It can be loud, and busy, and crowded, even dirty in some places, but that's all part of the charm. It just screams out New York.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Times square is always busy, day and night. But it is greater for the view from late afternoon. The hotels might be higher here, but as tourists, you will enjoy times square ambiance.

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

there is plenty to do if you enjoy shopping. Just to see the American police in their get up looks like they are about to sing YMCA :) plenty of choice and variety and atmosphere here

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Durban, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The big screens, the lights and the characters on the side of the road all bring about a fun, festival atmosphere, its everything you see on TV and more. Splendid atmosphere at night, its never not busy, only down side is all the restaurants in the area are jam packed, however if you look closely you may find a hidden... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Best to get through the maze quickly. A treat to try is a drink on the balcony of the Novhotel. You can see the whole square and not be jostled.

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Shepparton, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

An amazing place to sit and watch the changing billboards and all the people going by, both by day and night. What a bustling fantastic place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Sooooooperb place to see the night life of New York. The big hoardings, sign boards, etc... are soooperb.. Not to forget the Ball drop point....

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I can't give the maximum score, is the 4 thd time I visit , during several years, and the place is never free of construction ! But impressive it stays !!!

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The actual "times square" is just a small area on Broadway. However- BROADWAY is what is known as Times Square and Broadway is really WOW -in the evening that is..the lights flashing is really a sight to see!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Atmosphere is unique. When visiting we explored also how it is when TS was being evacuated due to a warning. Professional work of NYPD

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This is the iconic New York that so many visitors imagine before they visit - spectacular skyscrapers like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building, iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is a shopper's paradise where you can find every kind of store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the affordable to the ultra-fancy. Visit Rockefeller Center to experience towering Art Deco grandeur, and foodies will love the busy restaurants that stay open late in Koreatown. After dark, Midtown calms down a bit, but at any time of day or night it still feels 100% New York.
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