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Address: Broadway, New York City, NY 10036
Phone Number: (212) 768-1560
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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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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Always amazed when I visit Times Square the layout is now fantastic for people walking around also and the time of year made it feel extra Christmas spirited, lots of the shops... read more

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London, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Always amazed when I visit Times Square the layout is now fantastic for people walking around also and the time of year made it feel extra Christmas spirited, lots of the shops are currently changing so I cannot wait till these open hopefully some more toy shops especially now toys r us have moved,

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Crazy place but a place you must visit. The lights, the action, the people - amazing. Need to be aware of your proximity to traffic and the untoward individuals (although we had no issues). Must see - day and night.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wow what a place. Vibrant, colourful, and so much to look at. The queue for the theatre ticket looks daunting, but is well organised and the service is quick, but be aware you are only able to buy tickets for any available shows to see on the day, there are no advance sales from this ticket office. Grab a coffee... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

As bright and big as it is in the movies! Just watch out for the crowds, all the construction. Tkts, can buy some cheap Broadway tickets too.

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New York City, New York
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Time Square has gone thru numerous transitions. It was a scary and dangerous place before it became "Disney-fied" in the era when Guiliani (American's Mayor) transformed it into a place where families could feel safe walking with their children. One thing that up until a few years ago was always true was that Time Square is the crossroads of the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

always crowded but its a must seen point, more impressive at the dark time when you can see all the screens around. everything around is very expansive

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you go all the way the NYC, you have to go here. There are street performers and vendors and tons of stores. The lights and sounds are just great.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I loved it! I don't know why I imagined that when I visited NY I would not like the hustle and bustle of downtown, but I was wrong. There is so much to do and see, it was great. I would recommend traveling in a group and bringing your comfortable shoes.

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When we went it was amazing as we could see a lot of different places plus it was the first day. (we just booked into our hotel and just left to see Times Square) When we went we had a hot dog which tasted delicious then walked around to a few different shops. Overall great place to visit and would... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Try a knish, take in the lights, snap a pic with New York's finest. Take in all the lights during the day but best at night!

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