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Times Square, New York City

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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. Our New York City holiday planner makes visiting Times Square and other New York City attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • We headed here on our first morning after breakfast,of course I had to have my pic taken on the red glass steps.The buzz of the area day and night is great,again I wish we had spent more time after da...  more »
  • We loved the bright lights, the people watching, and all the street vendors. We did not tire of window shopping and observing the variety vacationers walking through the square.  more »
  • We stayed 2 blocks from Times Square and we were pretty much there every afternoon or evening. You have to experience the light and the people at least once in your life! You never know what craziness...  more »