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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  • The same way I never understood the attraction of Piccadilly Circus. We spend all our lives avoiding adverts, some investing time here is counter-productive. Still, drop by if you really think is wort...  more »
  • When you see it for the first time it's really magical and there's an electricity in the air that has you responding with awe and wonder by the magnitude of it all. Having now been a few times it's de...  more »
  • Times Square is an iconic US tourist spot and perfectly reasonable to visit. Tons of people (on our visit there were about a thousand people doing yoga), lots of neon (fun to see at night!) and a star...  more »
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