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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 6 July 2017

Good for tourist shops, people wearing strange costumes and lots of people. Summer seems to be very crowded with tons of people, families and adults from all over. Within walking distance to lots of places like Broadway, restaurants, shopping.

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Times Sq is electric 24hrs per day! always busy with tourists & people going to the Broadway shows. We saw Sunset Boulevard with Glen Close...fabulous! plenty of places to eat & not expensive.

Thank Maree H
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

This is one tourist spot that we found visually, aurally overwhelming..times square in evening peak traffic is a sight to behold - the lights, the sounds, the people. As a tourist, plan to visit this at least twice - once on day time, once in...More

Thank Kapur0312
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Weekend, in the evening, Time Square just tingles with energy. Neon signs, Naked Cowboy, Naked Women dressed in body paint, Super Hero costumes and people, lots of people. Sit on the red steps and take it all in, just wonderful to see and be part...More

Thank Lambretta101
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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Times Square is the place you go once to see it to believe. I think everyone should experience it once but it's not a routine see. Beware of the "hustlers" who will sworn to you trying to get you to take a picture with them...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 July 2017

I used to stay in the Marriott right in times square, but then i realized how bad I hated time square and midtown. It's crawling with tourists and if you're going to NY for the first time, ok then check it out. But don't stay...More

Thank Lindseym15
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

If you have never been you have to go just to say you did. But once you've been, well you've been. There is SO much more to do and see in NYC. Times square is big and bright and packed with people, trash and hustlers....More

Thank Jdehart
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Restaurants, stores, museums, theaters, shows, millions of lights and a vibrant atmosphere than gave you an experience you never forget.

Thank Rafael C
Reviewed 6 July 2017

This is the wildest part of NYC - always crazy stuff going on. TKTS booth for discount show tickets, the naked cowboy, a hundred people taking selfies and overpriced souvenirs.

Thank John M
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

You obviously won't come to NYC without visiting Times Square. Be prepared, especially if you have small children, for the adult language and scenes. Currently, there's a group of topless ladies wearing body paint that walk around during the daytime hoping for photo ops and...More

Thank Trey A
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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30 October 2017|
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Response from Disneymomma | Reviewed this property |
Just make sure you are keeping them close to you! They would love the M&M store, Disney Store, Hard Rock Cafe, Planet Hollywood etc. The street performers and dressed up characters can be creepy though so beware! And there... More
11 October 2017|
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Hi guys, i did use their services, it was very nice to get the message displayed on times square using BigSign Message.
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11 September 2017|
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Response from diana l | Reviewed this property |
We got ours in time square at the 1/2 price ticket counter.