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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“bryant park” (12 reviews)
“times square” (29 reviews)
“great street” (5 reviews)
LOCATION
42nd Street, New York City, NY
Midtown
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1 - 10 of 126 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Spend the day and take it all in . This is New Your at its best and oh the theater near buy and fun things to see and do and explore the streets. Take a bus tour if you must. Have street food and walk...More

Thank k123-foodie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's the crossroads of th e world when you see this location at night with the neon aglow. So much to see. So much to do.

Thank BigoBoca
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When I was a kid and our family would walk from the Port of Authority to Radio City Music Hall for our annual Christmas Extravaganza, we ALWAYS walked down 42nd Street - much to the dismay of my horrified mother, my Father, like me maybe...More

1  Thank Jon M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a major city and this is also a major focal point and tourist trap. No different to any other busy major attraction. Came here to take pics of Times Square and the bright lights and unless you have theatre tickets then that's all...More

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

I really enjoy walking up and down on 42nd street as there's so many restaurants and shops all around. Times Square also starts right there and the lights at night makes this street unique and beautiful.

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Honestly, every big city has pickpockets. They work in teams. One grabs and hands off to another. Your hands are holding your camera up, your pocketbook or pockets are unprotected. There is a staged argument, you are distracted. Be alert, wise, ruin their day and...More

Thank bobpenzes
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Times Square is one in a million - total energy, hustle, and bustle. That being said, you MUST keep your belongings close and in your sight - there are alot of distractions and you could be taken for a ride. If you act innocent and...More

Thank Chris E
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Stores, museums, restaurants, there's a lot to do on the 42nd. Also some souvenirs stores. Bryant park is on the 4 2nd.

Thank Stephane M
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Take a walk through the area and see the lights and hustle and bustle. Or drive through here on one of the tour buses.

1  Thank 30,043
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

What's a trip to New York City without stopping right in the heart of time square and enjoying it we actually sat down at some of the metal table and chairs and just people watch for several minutes as we ventured in and out of...More

Thank jthwrh
Nearby
Midtown
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
...More
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