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Central area in NYC that has many shops, restaurants, office buildings and flashing billboards around it.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Broadway, New York City, NY 10036
Midtown
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There was trash everywhere. Also add in a lot more drunk people than I have ever seen in NYC along with a lot more crazy. We will be back but it was disappointing.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank juliebug1997
Reviewed 2 days ago

Lots of flashing/changing signs and hoardings. We didn't find it as spectacular as we expected just crowded.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Olldtraveller
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Always interesting to see even though we weren’t really interested in shopping etc. A nice walk by all the signs and see a lot of people...

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank lorantstenberg
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What new can be said about Times Square?? Impressive display of high tech gluttony and fun place to visit. Being on Broadway is fun but watch out for all the street sellers, they are prolific and persistent. With seeing at least once!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank STIGuy1
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our hotel was right down the street from Times Square, so we decided to walk down and check out the area that you always see in peoples' vacation photos. I overall was just not impressed, because not only was I not expecting to be harassed...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank mra82
Reviewed 3 days ago

So,ewhat disappointed with Times Square. Dirty, unkempt, unfriendly and not at all what I expected. An essential part of a NY visit - but most underwhelming with just about everybody except the police trying to pull cash out of your pocket.... Won't bother to see...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank HampshireToolman66
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Everything and more that you see on the TV, incredibly busy fantastic for people watching . Standing on the red steps was awesome. Watch out for people in fancy dress , they charge! Watched some street dancers they were comical and not forceful

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Nikki M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Times Square looked just like the pictures I had seen on TV. Theatres and shops in abundance of course. City bus rides operate and are easy to find. Lots of street stalls too.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sally C
Reviewed 3 days ago

It's bright that's for sure. We stayed at the Hilton Hotel which is a stones throw from here. Quite busy and it doesn't take long to walk through it. Lots of shops, cafes and billboards and plenty of people walking and stopping to take photos....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Linda M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A visit to the hustle and bustle of Times Square is always a fun experience. Be ready to walk and shop with thousands of others in one of the busiest little parts of the world. If you get hungry stop in to Joes pizza and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Comstock9108
March 17, 2019|
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Response from Craftsrme98 | Reviewed this property |
We were told in all of NYC by hot dogs from the yellow and red carts. With how busy NYC is you have to sometimes grab food and go. #lovedNYC.
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Response from Venture25609700768 | Reviewed this property |
try air bnb. perhaps it will suite you. i stay with my whole family of 6. i choose st carlos hotel. Stay at the queen suite. Can sleep up to 6 person. 15 minutes walk to times square, rockefeller centre, madison square... More
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