"You have to go there once and once is enough" Times Square Tip by davesut

Times Square, New York City: 272 reviews and 432 photos

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  • You have to go there once and once is enough - New York City
  • You get a sense of how busy it is at 11pm here - New York City
      You get a sense of how busy it is at 11pm here
    by davesut

This is the tourist trap to beat all tourist traps but if you go to New York and miss Times Square well you will kick yourself for getting so close and missing out on.... a ton of advertisements. This place has no charisma at all but we needed to see it. Can only recommend as we did, walk through Times Square en route to your next destination and get outta there fast. The pics actually look more impressive than my memories.

I think we just found many more places with more heart and soul than Times Square.

Address: Manhattan, NY 10036
Directions: 42nd Street, Brodway & 7th avenue
Phone: (212) 768-1560
Website: http://www.timessquarenyc.org/index.aspx

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Apr 21, 2007
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  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Nov 28, 2013 at 2:54 PM

    I'm told that Times Square is a lot more pleasant now that they have banned the cars from Broadway, so Times Square is now really a square and not just an intersection. I hope the new mayor keeps it that way.

    • davesut's Profile Photo
      Nov 28, 2013 at 3:03 PM

      My dad has recently been to New York and he said that he loved Times Square, it must have improved I'm sure


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