34th Street Partnership

Herald Square

Chelsea, New York
  • Ashley K.
    "great place to eat lunch, relax & people watch."(8 Tips)
    "gourmet coffee stands make people-watching the sport of choice"(6 Tips)
    "It's just way too crowded."(4 Tips)
    "bennett monument"(2 Tips)
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  • scenic views
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  • Chilly C.
    Chilly ConQuesoJune 27, 2013
    Herald Square is a great place to sit, grab a cold water and take in the sights. We stopped in to Macy's-the largest department store in the world! Don't forget to stop in!
    Upvoted 3 weeks ago
  • Fashion Herald
    Fashion HeraldMay 16, 2011
    Where to find a shady spot to sit on 34th Street. Get great coffee at the 'wichcraft kiosk and hit up their happy hour coffee & tea specials (1/2 off every day 3-6pm). (via Scoville) Read more
  • Compass
    CompassApril 25, 2014
    Outdoor bistro tables, by-the-hour bike rental stations, and gourmet coffee stands make people-watching the sport of choice at this multi-block streetfront gathering spot.
    Upvoted Jul 23
  • Jessica J.
    Jessica JungJuly 21, 2015
    So close to everything! Subway, shopping (Macy's and so much more), Koreatown, etc. They have a great outdoors food court during the summer worth checking out.
  • naveen
    naveenJune 20, 2012
    at night, look up at bennett monument: the eyes of two bronze owls at the top glow eerie green every second or so. "la nuit porte conseil." (the night brings counsel.)
  • Rugi (Sebnem Shirley Arslan)
    Just grab your lunch and have a seat in the middle of the square,enjoy waching the city feel which is my fave of all times...:)
  • May ♍.
    May ♍July 17
    Despite being at a major intersection by Macy's and very busy, there is a surprisingly relaxed atmosphere in Herald Square.
  • M B.
    M Ben-DavidApril 17, 2012
    I Love going to Herald Square, they have Macy's & a Metropolis of other shops in the area & also the Fashion District is really close.
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  • Jade J.
    Jade JenningsNovember 11, 2015
    My favorite thing here happens semi annually… And that would be Broadway bites the best thing in the world
  • Courtney M.
    Courtney MazzoneMay 21, 2011
    The statue of the two men and the bell rings on the hour (at least it did at 8pm). The men hit the bell. Its pretty cool.
  • ImSo_Brooklyn
    ImSo_BrooklynAugust 21, 2014
    This park is so dope! Clean, big, great view. So many other stores around there as well!!
  • Breanne P.
    Breanne PalmieriDecember 28, 2015
    Good people watching, good shopping, outdoor food vendors & outdoor seating, BUT always crowded as hell.
  • Porfirio P.
    Porfirio PinaDecember 15, 2012
    Great during Christmas season and in the summer sit down outside for a coffee and croisant
  • Telle T.
    Telle ThomasOctober 7, 2015
    Outdoor summer seating!! I love to people watch or just sit in the sun and relax while I ppl watch:))))
  • Christopher L.
    Christopher LottAugust 30, 2011
    Great shopping mecca, but also a wonderful haven in the midst of the city!
  • Osiris E.
    Osiris EscobarJuly 22, 2012
    So many good food carts. Grab lunch and sit on any of the many green chairs.
  • laura r.
    laura ramirezDecember 7, 2015
    Nice place to go with family and friends many stores around
  • May ♍.
    May ♍July 17
    Not really somewhere to make a point of visiting, but very pleasant to stop for a quick coffee and sit in the sun watching all the happenings
  • Laura R.
    So many stores and nice place to go to take pic
  • Dang L.
    Dang LeAugust 14, 2014
    Area with TONS of tourists, but probably because of the awesome area for shopping.
  • WillieScrapes
    WillieScrapesFebruary 23, 2012
    Shopping, indoor malls, outdoor parks, vendors, sights, sounds-atmosphere.
  • Eric G.
    Eric GuizzettiAugust 5, 2011
    Never sit in the park area near the statues on hot days. Your sitting above the subway's exhaust grill
  • Susana R.
    Susana RodriguezMay 20, 2015
    The crapes and the vegetarian restaurant were my favorite
  • Pete W.
    Pete WebbOctober 9, 2015
    Historic Square in the Heart of Manhattan #NYC2015
  • Ben L.
    Ben LohmannNovember 26, 2014
    Busy. Lots to look at. Much better since they shut down the traffic and made it a pedestrian walkway.
  • Vinicius P.
    Vinicius PontesMarch 27, 2014
    Great view of Empire States. Although its small size, I like this place.
  • Carrie B.
    Carrie Brown-SmithNovember 11, 2015
    Try (not?) to photo bomb all the selfies. Errrybody wants their mug with the Empire State behind them.
  • Sara .
    It's better now that they've created more pedestrian space but generally packed with tourists.
  • Mark D.
    Mark DurneyDecember 22, 2012
    Quiet square with plenty of seating surrounded by a forest of trees.
  • The Corcoran Group
    The Corcoran GroupOctober 9, 2013
    Tourist central, but a great selection of national chain shops.
  • Yvette G.
    Yvette GarciaApril 3, 2014
    Bring your camera...you will love what they've done to the place lol
  • 34th Street P.
    Check out the pear trees in Herald and Greeley Square Parks now, they are blooming! 
  • Jessica D.
    Jessica DobyFebruary 17, 2013
    This is a nice clean area. Great place to get some shopping done!
  • Nick C.
    Nick CohenSeptember 21, 2015
    Best place in midtown to sit down and relax.
  • Samuel H.
    Samuel HowardOctober 26, 2014
    The monument clock moves at the hour. And the owls eyes light up at night.
  • Gwendolyn M.
    Gwendolyn MayoJune 9, 2013
    Great place to sit and take a break! Plus there's free wifi!
  • Ashley K.
    Ashley KiyanaFebruary 27, 2012
    great place to eat lunch, relax & people watch.
    Upvoted 1 week ago
  • Barbara G.
    Barbara GormanNovember 6, 2011
    DON'T feed the pigeons in the park, if you do you and everyone around you will be surrounded by hostile birds.
  • Melting Hearts USA S.
    So many fun shops to check out! It's a bit overwhelming!
  • Carlos S.
    Perfect place to have lunch... With the sounds of birds and the sunshine ! Beautiful
  • Shreenath R.
    The park is a little windy oasis in the midst of the bustle n shopping
  • Kimmie O.
    Kimmie OhhAugust 27, 2015
    Go to Macy's or enjoy Wafels & Dinges at the plaza ❤️
    Upvoted Jun 20
  • Meaghan B.
    Meaghan ByrneOctober 8, 2013
    Home to Macy's, this is where the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade ends every year.
  • Noel M.
    Noel MMay 25, 2013
    They now have public bike rentals across the street
  • @JaumePrimero
    @JaumePrimeroDecember 11, 2013
    My second least favorite place to checkin besides Times Square. Oh the horror...
  • Paco M.
    Paco MD FACSAugust 13, 2015
    They have a farmer's market on the weekend.
  • Nick O.
    Nick ONovember 15, 2011
    Nice place to have your breakfast or lunch.
  • jiresell
    jiresellOctober 10, 2015
    Great during the Christmas season!
  • Darlene M.
    Darlene McCulloughApril 5, 2010
    If you see a table, grab it. They're hard to come by.
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