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Times Square

Broadway, New York City, NY 10036
(212) 768-1560
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Central area in NYC that has many shops, restaurants, office buildings and flashing billboards around it.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Broadway, New York City, NY 10036
(212) 768-1560
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Reviewed 16 January 2017

Visit day and night as its completely different. During the day its busy but at night its crazy busy. There could be concerts being screen which you can sit and watch. There are street entertainers and some are better than others. Its mad!

Thank BillandViv
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We visited Times Square almost every day we were in NYC and it still never lost it's unbelievable wow factor. It is just like you see on the movies and there are plenty of photo ops of the billboards and red steps and stores. The...More

Thank Stephanef-8
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Time square has come a long way! The city has done a great job cleaning it up. It is family friendly and exciting. Brightest place in the city.

Thank glutenfreesearch
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Very busy and crowded with lots to see on the surface but not much else to do. A good diversion for an hour or two. The people dressed as characters is amusing but it's kind of lame that many of them seem to take their...More

Thank tredram
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

This is definitely a place to go and visit when you are in NYC. It is remarkably bright! There are many stores and restaurants for you to enjoy and spend money. I definitely prefer to be in calmer areas since Times Square is so crowded,...More

Thank Aimee C
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

You cannot visit New York without a visit to Times Square. Now with electronic billboards everywhere. Even at midnight the street is bustling and brightly lite. Only knock is the characters soliciting family for photos. Not against the idea but I have seen better Mickey...More

Thank tokross
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We saw Times Square in the day and night. Definitely better at night with all the lights about. It's a very busy tourist attraction and lots of random people routing for business, such and people dressed up as tv/film characters charging for photographs, people selling...More

Thank beckiebrady
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Always busy...people trying to sell you something at every turn. Lots to see and many stores to pick from. Always fun and family friendly. Must see and experience.

Thank Shannon-Lee R
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

What can I say - it's just so alive & so entertaining. So much to see, experience & enjoy. No one can go to NYC & not go to Time Square. It's really spectacular.

Thank KateH87
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Very cool and exciting with all the lights. Some crazy people out there so great for people watching.

Thank Ck C
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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Sheroz A
time square is a good place for stay
10 June 2017|
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Response from Else M | Reviewed this property |
Don't know why anyone would stay there. It's overpriced, overcrowded, and noisy.
Sheroz A
time square is a good place for stay
10 June 2017|
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Response from Dorothy C | Reviewed this property |
I stayed a 5 minute walk away at The skyline, which i loved, the price and location for me was really good.I thought times square was busy and noisy 24/7 after sightseeing for avarage 12 hrs a day we needed our... More
Shaq P
Going to Time Square for 7 hours. How long do most people spend in M&M World, Ripleys Believe it or not, Hershey store etc...?
5 June 2017|
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Response from SuperAccies | Reviewed this property |
Times Square worth a walk through to say you have been. Stores all over Manhattan sell the same stuff, so no need to stand in line. Theatre tickets can be bought cheaper from the shoe's box office wife you can find your way... More