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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 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Astoria, New York
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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Lodz, Poland
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5 of 5 stars 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

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars 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 stars 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 stars 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.

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars 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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Utica, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

Dozens of places to do nothing. Which is exactly what you might want to do during a busy day in NY. Flower vendors, Macy's, hundreds of shops nearby. And you can come back & just relax for a few. Beautiful refuge on a busy day.

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

Being here in spring there was an amazing variety of wonderful flowers - this made for a very pleasant place to wander and shop. The amazing flowers for Easter in Macy's added to the whole feeling of this area.

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

You are sitting at the very middle of the island of Manhattan, the line of demarcation. Furthermore the square is a respite from shopping or strolling or eating. And there is great people watching.

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