Times Square, New York City

Few places conjure up as many iconic images of New York as Times Square, the tourist center of the city, filled with bright video screens and LED signs flashing their messages 24 hours a day. Despite its name, this city landmark isn't a square at all, but the triangular intersections of several main roads in the middle of Manhattan. Stop at the prominent visitor center for restaurant and hotel recommendations, free maps, and ticket sales for many tourist attractions. Often called the crossroads of the world, the area features themed restaurants, theaters, and shops. Put Times Square into our New York City trip planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Hustle bustle just fantastic atmosphere the place is buzzing . Expensive to eat out if you don't want McDonald's or cheap pizza slices . Well worth the time there though .  more »
  • Maybe movies did make to seem this place more special, but in reality, it was not that specular. I am not saying that you should not visit, because it is impossible to stay in New York and not to see ...  more »
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