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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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People Watching Capital Of The World

This place is just constantly buzzing!! You could sit for hours just watching the world go by, the weird and wonderful people are a treat to watch! A massive selection of bars... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Belfast
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Belfast
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This place is just constantly buzzing!! You could sit for hours just watching the world go by, the weird and wonderful people are a treat to watch! A massive selection of bars, restaurants and shops to suit all tastes!

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Glen Carbon, Illinois
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The lights, the screens, the advertisement, the people, the stores ...... just everything, we enjoyed very much.

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Commack, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I took my 10 year old grandson Times Square while we were in the city to see a show. The naked ladies (except for tattoos) and characters, although now confined to a small area, make it uncomfortable for a family visit. It is great to see a huge police presence !!

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Thank Vicki S
Dallas, Texas
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32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's really busy and there's a lot to see and do! You will want to take lots of pics and be sure grab a Chicken Kabob from the corner street hot dog stand ! People will try and sell you stuff and it's OK to say no and keep walking !

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Newport News, Virginia
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Everyone should visit Times Square. I do frequently. I've noticed that the streets are being replaced by seating areas for tourists, which means less traffic and less accidents. and walking freely. Imagine sitting down having lunch or a snack underneath the crystal ball. NY continues to make great improvements. so theres lots of construction going on. The old mom and... More 

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Thank Trooper757
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Times Square is just an intersection of 2 streets... big screens everywhere but the place is very small. Nothing impressive, interesting, or attractive. Not worth spending time and money to visit...

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Huntsville, Alabama
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178 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

You can not visit NYC without going to Times Square! The Jumbotrons are huge! Street performers are fun to watch! Lots of shops to choose from. The police keep a good presence as there is a NYC police station in the middle of Times Square. A must see!

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Thank HSVDane
London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Well worth a visit, Broadway has so much to offer the casual visitor apart from the traffic and the people.

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Thank rich s
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Still working digging up walkways etc really bad getting from one place to another round the square but thats New York waiting to pass thru a small walkway a bit anxious on a hot night people are right in your face.

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Holetown, Barbados
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

People to the right....people everywhere! Glad to experience this iconic area, but very crowded. One Times Square with the "ball" was fun to experience...and it was interesting to just stop and see all the many wonders. But I don't need to visit again!

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