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Times Square

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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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Visited multiple times. During the day it was not too crowded or crazy. Visited one evening and the atmosphere and crowd was completely different. All of the crazy people are... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited multiple times. During the day it was not too crowded or crazy. Visited one evening and the atmosphere and crowd was completely different. All of the crazy people are out at night. Beware - don't touch any CD people try to sell you or you have to buy it. Don't talk to characters or take pictures with them or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was in sensory overload. So many people, so much sound, so many lights. It took a couple of days to process all. People are elbow to elbow. There are actors and street performers performing for all to see and hear. There are characters dressed up as super heroes and cartoon characters.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Not too busy mid-week, much busier week-ends. You see a little bit of everything, but I love the hustle bustle. Lots of great stores for shopping, wonderful restaurants. And Broadway shows! Love it!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went to NY for 3 days and it was enough to appreciate my home: Houston. I have never experienced such congestion, rude and impatient drivers and really dumb and impatience pedestrians. Im in complete awe of this nasty, messy, smelly, and never-want-to-go-visit city. Ive told everyone that Im now much more grateful of my hometown and will not take it... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Times Square is a poor representation of NYC. It's dirty, crowded, and commercialized. Enjoy the many other areas and neighborhoods of NYC to get a real feel of the City.

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What a beautiful evening and what energy in Times Square! Felt very safe there even being with people shoulder to shoulder!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

There's so much going on around Times Square! I went there on three different occasions on my trip and each time found new and exciting shops and restaurants to go into. Really could spend hours around the area and if you're unsure or have no idea of what to do in nyc (hard to believe but I know the feeling)... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Well on the tv in time square.lol Ive always wanted to go to Time Sqaure and experience everything i keep hearing about. The worst part about it is that these people in costume are way to hands on. They just grab on to you and force you to take a picture and then demand you tip them. The Elmo character... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

How crazy this place is but there is so much to see and all free. Only pushy people were the ones peddling their CDs. Otherwise no problems.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What an experience, just like seen on tv! It will amaze you! So much happening, Times Square is the place to be, would definitely recommend staying near there as it is where you'll find everything "going on" so much availability for activities right on its doorstep and where lots of the more affordable shops are situated

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