Hello, me and my boyfriend plan to go to NYC for a week and We will stay in Harlem (madison and 126th) I have been reading and I want to know if it is safe. We will be sightseeing all day and We will return at night is it safe to take the train and walk a few blocks??
Harlem has become very upscale and is completely safe. I would not worry.
I live 20 blocks north of where you'll be staying.
It's safe to take the subway and walk a few blocks
Just remember, Like any city you need to keep your wits about you.
Enjoy the area!
My daughter stays in that exact are and I believe it is safe. Of course I have visited her and stayed with her.
I will suggest that after dark you return with the madison avenue bus M1.....during the day the train is ok.
Its as safe as anywhere else
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