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. PutTimes 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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  • Times Square is nothing short of an experience. Even if you don't have a particular destination, it's nice to just walk around and take in all of the lights, sights and personality that is NYC. Times....  more »
  • As someone from a small town, being in Times Square for the first time was about as much of a culture shock as one can have; however, I would give anything to go back! Lots of shopping and I even...  more »

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