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Times Square

This authentic New York Post is located at the intersection of Seventh Avenue and Broadway.

Times square

Times square

It is the center of Midtown .

It is a very crowded place for tourists, full of bright billboards, famous theaters – there are 38 official Broadway theaters occupying buildings from the early s. XX – food chains and retail chains.

It owes its name to the headquarters of New York Times before called Times Square was called Longacre Square.

He is currently an area pedestrian. Since 2009 the traffic is intercepted by Broadway Avenue between Calle 42 and 47.

Times Square

Times Square

It’s where they meet up to one million people to receive the New Year , watching the lighted ball low Waterford Crystal at midnight.

Curiosities and tips for visiting Times Square

The St. Malachy’s Catholic Church (239 West 49th Street), founded in 1902, is known as the “ Church of the Stars “. He was known for adapting to the times of singers, actors and dancers from the area remaining open until late. Many celebrities were married in this church, as Joan Crawford and Douglas Fairbanks, and even today you can see some Broadway producer lighting a candle to predict the success of his work.

If you want to take a Swing class , you can go to the Swing 46 . After the class you can enjoy the restaurant / club, frequented by Broadway performers .

To appreciate the lights of Times Square at its best the ideal time to visit is at night . During the day it can be a bit overwhelming, especially by the constant flow of people that keep the crosswalk.

We recommend visit Times Square for a special event for the particular atmosphere that takes the place either during the New Year’s Eve or, for example, during the season opening of the Metropolitan Opera . Enjoy the full screen function from the one you like.

Times Square Location

Times Square Location

Location: Crossing Seventh Avenue and Broadway.
How to get there: Stations Metro Times Sq – 42 St (S) or 49 St (N, Q, R).
About Madame Tussaud’s , Empire State Building, Top of the Rock , St Patrick’s Cathedral , Chrysler Building , Intreid Sea, Air & amp; Space Museum, .

One of the free 50 stops New York Tourist Bus .