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Greenwich Village

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Address: 14th Street and West of Broadway, New York City, NY
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Like a small town within Manhattan, the Village has narrow tree-lined...

Like a small town within Manhattan, the Village has narrow tree-lined streets and brick townhouses.

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It's a nice area of the city well worth a visit, we were lucky as the weather was excellent for the time of year. Stop and find a coffee shop and sit in the sunshine before... read more

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It's a nice area of the city well worth a visit, we were lucky as the weather was excellent for the time of year. Stop and find a coffee shop and sit in the sunshine before getting back to the hustle and bustle

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Milan, Lombardia, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is the place where rest after an entire day in the Big Apple walking and turning. You can sit down in one of the thousand benches, drinking a softdrinks (sellers are everywhere) and looking at some street artist performing for everyone. The place at sunrise is magic with its lights under the big Arch. After that, you can go... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We found quiete streets and were able to cycle various roads without fear. Just great. It is a very leafy area almost old worldly in part and makes a pleasant change from the rush of the rest of the city. Very interesting and nice to trace the haunts of your music heroes.but you need to do the research beforehand.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Love this area of New York. To truly enjoy it you must get out and walk. Checkout the square, local architecture, NYU or the tons of restaurants and bars.

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Heard so much about greenwich village so wanted to pay a vist but was left disappointed found the vist very average

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Southampton, NY, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Having been born and bred in the Village I can say without fear of contradiction that it's still the heart (and soul) of Manhattan. Strolling its narrow, tree-lined streets you can almost feel that you're in Paris. The part of the Village west of 7th Ave South hasn't changed one iota from the time I grew up playing in Washington... More 

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Village is fantastic. It combines New York's freedom (and curiosities) spirit with European elegance and class. You can find everything you need: Arty boutique shops, intellectual cafes and restaurants, sophisticated clubs, alternative activities, and that neighbourhood spirit and calmness the center of New York lacks.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A very eclectic area boarding NYU. Great place to people watch. Be prepared for some interesting observations.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

best to go on saturday AM tons of local purveyors and curious people crowd the area which is a pedestrian mall bring cash buy bread and cheese perhaps some salumi and enjoy the sunshine

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Greenwich Village is one of my favourite areas in New York, either the East Village or the West village, just walking around there is so much to see and do small cafe's, bars, restaurants, deli's also the diverse architecture.

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Greenwich Village
Commonly known as “the Village” to New Yorkers, it was here in Greenwich Village that both 1960’s counter culture and the LGBT movement were born. Famous for its bohemian past, head to Washington Square Park to get a feel for this diverse and energetic neighbourhood. You’ll find NYU students, street performers, skateboarders, kids frolicking in the fountain, and locals relaxing and playing chess. Stroll the streets to discover a mix of majestic town homes and hidden bars and restaurants that give this neighbourhood an old-school residential feel. When the sun goes down, check out one of the famous jazz or comedy clubs that still packs them in every night.
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