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Union Square has a year-round greenmarket, where you can sample goods from local farmers. It also has several playgrounds, a lively holiday market, and benches where you can watch a slice of New York go by.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
As featured in Manhattan to Remember
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14th-17th Street, (Broadway and Park), New York City, NY 10001
Flatiron District
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+1 212-460-1200
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A must visit when you come to NYC, full of activities and things to do and see. The square is surrounded by some good restaurants and Bars

Thank Juanjo D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked through the park twice on a Friday evening. The first time, one crowd was forming at the south end and it appeared they were setting up for some sort of battle/challenge. A couple of hours later we walked through that same end again...More

Thank wannabefolkie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Union Square has a beautiful park with a great farmers market and a huge gorgeous statue of George Washington. The place was packed on a late Saturday afternoon with New Yorkers playing, resting and having a good time.

Thank stuartled
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a nice place to sit on the steps and watch the city and people. Plenty of buskers and chess players. Lots of people eating their lunch. For us, it was a chance to rest our weary feet from all the working around Manhattan.

Thank izyphotos
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

At a union of many streets and avenues lies Union Pk and it feels like the centre of the city , lots of buskers , bench seats and eating places in the area ,the Greenmarket was on and that's an interesting way to pass an...More

Thank Torkm68
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love their farmers market. It's every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. In the autumn getting near Christmas there is a lovely Christmas market. Great place to visit.

Thank sightingsarah
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Good green park for a break in the hot weather of NYC.. chess players can find ample competitors..found senior citizens pursuing their hobbies like water color painting and reading

Thank arjunajb
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Right in the centre of lower Manhattan, this small park offers a respite from hustle and bustle of New York. Lots of benches to sit down and relax (have a take away food too). Trees are high and provide lots of shade during hot and...More

Thank Mr_Nobody_1979
Reviewed 7 June 2018

We took a break at the Union Square and got ourselves some nice Ben & Jerry ice-cream, which we throughly enjoyed. Lots of people were hanging around here as well, and quite a few were playing games. We did a bit of people watching and...More

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Reviewed 7 June 2018

I was headed for the green market at Union Square last week when I decided to first walk through Union Square Park and find a bench in the shade. It was a very hot day and I wanted to sit and have a refreshment before...More

Thank JoyChristena
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Flatiron District
Offering many of city’s best restaurants and shops set
amid classic New York architecture, the Flatiron
District is no longer under the tourist radar. At 23rd
Street is the famous triangular Flatiron Building,
which makes a good picture no matter what angle you
photograph it from. Be sure to look up at the elegant
architecture as you stroll the streets- much of this
neighborhood is part of a historic district that was
...More
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Response from grlfrmnsk | Reviewed this property |
I personally think Union Square is too far from the Freedom Tower and 911 to walk to. Central Park is even further away. In either case you'll be most likely using the subway or taxi. Central Park is close to the Museum... More
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