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Address: 1 Herald Sq, at 34th Street and Sixth Avenue, New York City, NY 10001-2902
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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
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Astoria, New York
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Kent, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Herald Square has an interesting history and is an enjoyable part of Manhattan to visit. There are also several nice dining options here.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

This place has a lot of history and plenty of seating options which is a great place to hang out and just chill. It is located right across the street near Macy's.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

Need a break from your sight seeing or shopping. Get a coffee and take a seat in this small haven. There is seating amongst the green of this small garden. A pleasant interlude.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

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.

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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

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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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