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42nd Street, New York City, NY
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1 - 10 of 138 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Growing up years ago, 42nd Street was synonymous with the lower levels of society. The area has been cleaned up now, but I still avoid it. You cant walk 10 feet without either a cartoon character trying to get you to take a picture with...More

Thank bwco
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A good street to walk down very theatre based. Very crowded and consequently can fill a little intimidating.

Thank PHE22
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like to walk do so from East to West or West to East From the Hudson to the East River From Hell's Kitchen to Time Square to Bryant Park to Grand Cenntral Station to the United Nations

Thank africanmatrix
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As most of the walking attractions are near by, we can spend a relax time at the park. Musical activity, Restaurants and more added more flavor to the place

Thank Rajiv S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So much has been written about 42nd st. There is SO much to see and do there. So many shops (from small ones to the large brand name ones), coffe shops, restuarants etc.Simply take your time and walk alll along this street!

Thank Dr_Iris_B
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

This is a hub centre with always lots going on. There are many museums and restaurants along this street especially between 7th and 8th Ave.

Thank Holiday-Lady25
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

One of the very busy streets in New York. Lots to see on this street like Rockefeller center, Times Square, Bryant Park and musical theaters. The side walk is very safe for walking.

Thank Phi S
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

So much hustle and bustle about this quaint area of electricity... Would love to come back here and watch the ball drop...new years eve

Thank Jake W
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

42nd Street, having Times Square as part of it, automatically becomes one of the most busiest streets in New York City. It is full of shops, restaurants and plenty of interesting characters

Thank TravelReviewer1983
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Didn't do too much exploring on this street, but we visited Bryant park one morning which was nice and quaint

Thank JasonDoz
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
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Da Marino Restaurant
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.08 km away
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.08 km away
Nearby Attractions
Broadway Theatre
399 reviews
.12 km away
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.15 km away
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.04 km away
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