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42nd Street, New York City, NY
Midtown
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Bustling, active action day and night! lots of excitement and see the great people from all around the Globe!

Thank Marilyn b
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

42nd Street is an extension of Times Square with all of the businesses and bright lights completely different from the 42nd Street of the past.

Thank sushiguy79
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a walk around. Bit of a walk if you staying up the other end of Manhattan but worth it nonetheless. You will want to see Times Square and all the lights around here.

Thank Paul H
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Reviewed 8 June 2018

The 42nd street area of Times Square is one of the most visited places in NYC. Ideally go in the evening, as the lights look amazing at night. It has a ton of shopping, restaurants and theatres. Can't wait to go back !

2  Thank PushExplore
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

This is very close to many of the attractions in New York City, especially Times Square. Very busy, but many things to see and do. 42nd Street Subway is one of the main Subways, and their subway team are very helpful. Lots of Broadway shows...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Our hotel was on 42nd Street. It is an attractive street with hotels, apartment buildings and restaurants. It is so different from the way it was in the 80s when I was a student. In those days, it was seedy and ugly. Now, it’s a...More

Thank Coellum
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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

I was staying in a hotel close by.The area has a very good selection of food out let's cheap and expensive. A very good selection of shops.

Thank SE s
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

This is a nice, convenient Hilton on 2nd & 42nd. It's, quiet, clean and convenient to everything midtown Manhattan has to offer.

Thank JillCull
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

42nd Street used to be a very rundown place in NYC with many adult related businesses. Today, it is very family friendly with restaurants and fun places, as it is a part of Times Square. Bryant Park is on 42nd St along with the Chrysler...More

Thank sushiguy79
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

Once a problematic street, the 42nd turned into one of the most interesting streets of NYC for tourists. The main attraction is surely the Times Sq, specially at night, but walking it you should also visit the Bryant park, NY library, Grand central terminal, iconic...More

Thank B1714D
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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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