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Address: 1 Herald Sq, at 34th Street and Sixth Avenue, New York City, NY 10001-2902
Phone Number: 212 922 9393
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A part of New York History

So much history, shopping (Macy's ) and food offerings can be found in this area of NYC. The recent introduction of outdoor seating has finally made this a great place to visit.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 31, 2016
Astoria, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Between the DJ music coming out of H&M, the displays of Macy's and places to eat along the way I found this to be the perfect place just to hang out for a bit.

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There used to be a beautiful building on the square, built by the publisher to house the "New York Herald". Two bits remain. When the New York Herald’s lease ended, its building’s ornate statues were removed and in 1940, when Herald Square underwent renovation, were given to the city and put on a pedestal in Herald Square. The centerpiece figure... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is basically overlooked these days as traffic has been rerouted and large buildings have been put up and then renovated around it but it still remains an important spot in the history of the city. There is a lovely small park with historic markers here and as a New Yorker I like to visit historic sites. With no... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is always crowded and full of life in Herald Square. The main "attraction" is Macy's Department Store which is huge and diverse. On special holidays Macy's presents its' beautifully decorated windows. If you are a tourist and you plan on shopping at Macy's - go first to the Visitor Center (1st floor) and get your visitor discount card. Other... More 

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Astoria, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

So much history, shopping (Macy's ) and food offerings can be found in this area of NYC. The recent introduction of outdoor seating has finally made this a great place to visit.

Thank neil102
Lodz, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Very nice area! Lots of top shops nearby like macys or gap. But the passage is also cool - with small tables where you can drink coffee and watch people passing by. Super experience

Thank Piotr H
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

Herald Square is at the intersection of Broadway and 34th Street, providing spectacular views of the Empire State Building, which are always a pleasure. Macy's is there, the world's most famous store. And, of course, there's the annual Thanksgiving Parade, which I'm sure is wonderful.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Always great to be in herald square. Macy's, Victoria secret, gap, the empire state building are just some of the attractions there. A lot more shopping and food there too. This area is very touristy, however, this is not the place where tourists get ripped off. So definitely recommend herald square in NYC

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

Cute park but be warned there are homeless people and they leave their belongings all around the park. It's sad, wish there was a different life for them. Otherwise a cute park and there's food and drinks for purchase.

Thank surferjoy1
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

This is a small tree lined square in the middle of NYC next to Macey's department store. It has several tables and chairs with a stall selling the best hot chocolate that I have tasted. It is a small oasis of peace and quiet in the centre of a busy city. It is mainly used by New Yorkers and is... More 

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