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Address: Broadway, New York City, NY 10036
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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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Day like Night....

Bright lights !!! Eclectic people , and energy that will recharge you , it could be 11pm and you'll feel like it's 4pm !! Best place to people watch and now the streets are... read more

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montreal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Bright lights !!! Eclectic people , and energy that will recharge you , it could be 11pm and you'll feel like it's 4pm !! Best place to people watch and now the streets are closed to traffic, you have free wifi and red chairs free to sit on . The only tourist place I know that offers free pation chairs... More 

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Lima, Peru
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place is so famous, and having the chance to be here is an amazing experience. The ads are so big and look so real; I was blown away.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

As a tourist a place must not miss both day and night scenes. Broadway show dallas barbeque and dollar shop for present. Stay away on cold winter seaaon to enjoy. Plan ahead to places you want to viait

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This really is to be avoided just too many people quite dirty and lots of rip of shops and bars a short walk away the whole area changes into a nice experience with local restaurants and bars

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Everyone needs to come to Times Square at least once. It never sleeps even when there is a blizzard blowing.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Arrived after the St Patrick's Day parade...an absolute madhouse. The traffic was impossible! Thankfully the next day was much more civilized. Times Square is a must to see and experience. Having said that...don't spend too much time there! Walk to the theaters and restaurants in the surrounding areas. Avoid the chain restaurants. You can find those at home. Husband ran... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There's something about Times Square that makes you come back again and again..Truly an iconic place..

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What can you say?? Looks just like you see it on New Year's Eve. It is what NYC is about. The gathering place for everyone visiting the city.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lights camera action..... street peddlers homeless and garbage. You see it all. The good the bad and the ugly. Worth the visit once.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lots of hustle and bustle. We enjoyed sitting on the stairs people watching. super crowded as 1 can imagine, and you definitely see some characters. but its just 1 of those must see/ experience areas!

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