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“How many floors is Macy's?”
Review of Union Square

Union Square
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Walking Tour of Union Square and Chinatown
Ranked #57 of 542 things to do in San Francisco
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Owner description: A shopper's paradise, this bustling square near the theater district has everything from upscale department stores and boutiques to discount houses. After a $25-million facelift in 2002, the cosmopolitan hub boasts a huge amphitheater, granite pedestals on which street entertainers perform and a tree and flower-lined environment in which to enjoy an espresso or an elegant meal.
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Berwick, Maine
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“How many floors is Macy's?”
Reviewed May 17, 2013

The downside are the transients asking for money and getting a little too close for comfort at times. The upside is just being in such a great location with so much to see around every corner. Bring a map of Union Square you'll need it. Cheesecake Factory on top floor of Macy's and you can get a great view of the Square.

Visited May 2013
6 Thank Brenda S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Union Square”
Reviewed May 15, 2013

I stayed a block from Union Square and once walked the Tenderloin. The poverty was extreme and profoundly disturbing. Almost all were, to use a technucal term, crazy. They talked to lamposts, screamed at non-existent people and begged for money. Dirty, hungry, homeless and addicted, they exhibited clear Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome. Walking through the Tenderloin on a sunny Sunday afternoon, every block had at least four or five people sleeping on the street. I was in Vegas last autumn and also saw destitution and misery. I do not think that I will be going back to the States for a very long time. I can't take it.

Visited May 2013
2 Thank byrl12345
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St.Helens,United Kingdom
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118 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Really Great Shoping”
Reviewed May 8, 2013 via mobile

Union Square has something for everyone from very expensive to reasonable priced shops. Lots of hussle and bustle Banana Reublic shop assistants very very helpful with directions to other shops . We spent a very pleasant afternoon and bought quiet a lot of clothes. The mall also had loads of different shops to

Visited July 2012
1 Thank weirhammer
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Miami, Florida
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235 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
“Very cool place for shopping and eating”
Reviewed May 6, 2013

Union Square is a very cool place for shopping and eating. Quite a few retailers have stores lining the street and there is a huge mall here. There are many unique restaraunts and coffee shops. If the weather is right you could spend a day here.

Visited April 2013
Thank Dave C
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Cloverdale, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Art in the Square and Shopping Macy's Nordstroms”
Reviewed May 6, 2013

Proximity to Sir Francis Drake Hotel. Rooms were upscale and Scala Bistro was wonderful for Italian food.

Visited April 2013
Thank John C
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