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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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If your in NYC you should go and See the Times Square. It's actually just a Spot in the city with lots of lights and (crazy) people, but since it is so popular and Kind of an... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Dresden, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If your in NYC you should go and See the Times Square. It's actually just a Spot in the city with lots of lights and (crazy) people, but since it is so popular and Kind of an emblem of NYC you should take your time to go and see it.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

it's an interesting place and one you can't miss when you go to NY. you will find everything, good restaurants, casual restaurants, hotels, food (street) stands, movie theaters, all kinds of retail and street people like you've never seen before. you will be amazed! This is afree attraction of NY not to be missed and it is right by the... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We took out 2 teens to NYC and stayed near Times Square. It was quite fun to sit on the red steps and just watch people. We also queued up at the TKTS ticket booth (which moves very quickly) and managed to get tickets to see An American in Paris. We wandered through many stores, but the prices seemed high... More 

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Caloundra, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Times Square is busy no matter whether it is day or night time. I prefer it in wintertime as it is quieter than in the summer. It is a place you have to visit once though - the overload of neon signs is pretty amazing.

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North Palm Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

So, it's a must if visiting the city, just once though was enough. It's packed though fun to people watch. But move along to 8th and 9th avenues where there's room to move. 9th ave has the best restaurants and plenty of shops. Times Square up charges on everything so they can afford the rent. Just don't think that this... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

WOW! Stand there, take it all in, walk around the streets, day and night. The sounds, sights and people you will see. You cannot go to NY and not go to Times Square

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a very busy street, day or night. Lots of tourists snapping pictures and entertainers who dress up as super heroes or comic characters for photo taking. You need to tip them if you want a photo with them. Lots of threaters for musical shows and talk shows. Hard Rock Cafe is nearby and so is the planet Hollywood... More 

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Gosport, United Kingdom
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Times Square is basically a giant building site and advertisement area, dirty and surrounded by building works you spend half your time avoiding aggressive street entertainers and cars

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Thank Willy208
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Although at times crowded, Times Square is amazing for relishing the buzzing New York atmosphere and culture. Also some good shops on Times Square as well as some interesting sights!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The only way I can describe this is Oxford St in London at Christmas only 365 days a year. Loads to see and take in. It is just chaos but in some way slightly organised. Great to see a good police presence and no hassle or trouble at all. NYPD happy for a photo with the kids. It is busy,... More 

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