Do a Self-guided Walking Tour in Times Square
Times Square is not truly a square. What is technically Times Square is the 4 quarters created where 7th Ave. and Broadway intersects in Midtown Manhattan. Nevertheless, most New Yorkers refer to the bigger area as Times Square, which stretches north as well as south from 40th St. to approximately 52nd St. and also east and west from 8th Ave to 6th Ave. The ”crossroads of the world” as it is known, is jam-packed with free entertainers as well.
One might spend hours in Times Square shopping, people watching, and being amazed by the billboards. It’s home to everything from street performers and protesters to family-friendly restaurants and attractions. In fact, it’s possible to fill an entire vacation in just this one neighborhood! Pay a visit to the inimitable Times Square to see the commercial and cultural heart of New York City.
Times Square is one of the best places to sit and watch the world rush past. Grab a seat in the pedestrian zone or sit on the well-known red TKTS steps. Hug your favorite Cartoon Character or say hi to the Statue of Liberty, say thanks to the super-heroes who keep the world safe! Bear in mind that these performers are not working for the city. They are working on tips. And also you can experience the Midnight Moment, every night from 11:57 pm to midnight, you can witness the world’s largest digital art exhibition where the huge billboards in Times Square are synchronized resulting in three fabulous moments of the same whimsical imagery.
There are many things to do in Times Square like catching a broadway show, go bowling, relax at a rooftop bar, see celebrity replicas at Madame Tussauds, browse the colorful midtown comics store, shop til you drop, see a comedy show, experience the thrill of Ripley’s Believe It or Not, check out famous landmarks, solve a puzzle at OMEscape, chill on the lawn at Bryant Park, head underwater at Ocean Odyssey, get your chocolate fix at M&M’s World, visit Gulliver’s Gate Miniature Museum and many more!
Times Square is open 24 hours. Many of the free activities are exceptional night activities, like the Midnight Moment or people-watching. Visit Times Square and take in the diverse culture that exists in one of the most popular tourist attractions in the world!
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