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Herald Square

W 34th St & Broadway (at 6th Ave), New York, NY 10001
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  • "... by the NQR station by Macy's. He makes the BEST GYROS EVER." (12 tips)
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  • Perry Ellis

    Herald Square is a great place to watch the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Make sure you wear your favorite Perry Ellis coat to stay warm. Read more

    Perry Ellis · June 11, 2011
  • CarbZombie J.

    Relax in the neon green chairs.

    CarbZombie J. · September 30, 2009

    20th Century Fox designed a Voyage of the Dawn Treader themed garden for the Macy's Flower Show to promote the DVD and Blu-ray release. Read more · April 13, 2011
  • Robert G.

    Walking through here is like hearding cats!!!

    Robert G. · May 26, 2010
  • naveen

    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.)

    naveen · June 20, 2012
  • Fashion Herald

    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

    Fashion Herald · May 16, 2011
  • B. S.

    Look at the eye of the owls.. Just do it.

    B. S. · February 3, 2011
  • Jon S.

    check out macy's Christmas windows. it's amazing paper art!

    Jon S. · December 9, 2010
  • Untapped Cities

    One of the walls you might have sped past in this subway station is covered with handmade pottery tiles in shades of copper and tan, as part of an art piece by Michele Oka Doner called Radiant Site. Read more

    Untapped Cities · August 16, 2012
  • Albert A.

    Watch the Macys windows

    Albert A. · December 28, 2009
  • Irina

    Catch some sun on the chairs at lunch

    Irina · April 1, 2010
  • Gaurav K.

    Hordes of tourists

    Gaurav K. · December 14, 2009
  • Joyll C.

    On summer nights it's a great place to relax!!

    Joyll C. · June 19, 2010
  • Kevin F.

    Named for the NY Herald, a once-great newspaper published here

    Kevin F. · January 17, 2010
  • Sean B.

    where the most whacked-out people are in NYC

    Sean B. · April 25, 2010
  • RJ C.

    Its nice they have the bike paths now and more seats, good place to relax during late spring, summer and early fall

    RJ C. · October 9, 2010
  • WillieScrapes

    Shopping, indoor malls, outdoor parks, vendors, sights, sounds-atmosphere.

    WillieScrapes · February 23, 2012
  • Andy P.

    nice place

    Andy P. · November 15, 2010
  • Darlene M.

    If you see a table, grab it. They're hard to come by.

    Darlene M. · April 5, 2010
  • Dominic G.

    Great place to sit and relax from all your NYC walking. :) Read more

    Dominic G. · October 10, 2011
  • Rob P.

    Watch out for birds flying over head - they may drop a present on you or your food...

    Rob P. · November 22, 2010
  • Amalia F.

    have fun with friends while brunch

    Amalia F. · August 31, 2010
  • Joab Alves L.

    I Love Windows Phone"

    Joab Alves L. · May 14, 2013
  • Brazen L.

    Grab a chair and people watch.

    Brazen L. · April 28, 2013
  • 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...:)

    Rugi (Sebnem Shirley Arslan) · October 26, 2012
  • Nick F.

    Not in a rush? Find someone larger than you to draft behind.

    Nick F. · October 23, 2012
  • Dave B.

    The people watching is off the charts here. Mostly confused tourists getting ripped off. Fun.

    Dave B. · June 8, 2012
  • Christopher L.

    Great shopping mecca, but also a wonderful haven in the midst of the city!

    Christopher L. · August 30, 2011
  • Kristina V.

    This is so relaxing

    Kristina V. · August 22, 2011
  • Las Vegas M.

    Excellent people watching.

    Las Vegas M. · August 2, 2011
  • Las Vegas M.

    Great shopping!

    Las Vegas M. · May 2, 2011
  • Gwendolyn M.

    Great place to sit and take a break! Plus there's free wifi!

    Gwendolyn M. · June 9, 2013
  • Carlos S.

    Perfect place to have lunch... With the sounds of birds and the sunshine ! Beautiful

    Carlos S. · May 5, 2013
  • Charles T.

    Free restrooms in Macy's

    Charles T. · May 16, 2012
  • Sarah S.

    great pizza everywhere (including $1 slices!) & I love the parks +MACYS

    Sarah S. · April 11, 2012
  • Ashley K.

    great place to eat lunch, relax & people watch.

    Ashley K. · February 27, 2012
  • WillieScrapes

    Tables & chairs among the trees for sitting and waiting.

    WillieScrapes · January 15, 2012
  • Angela Y.

    Macy's holiday windows :)

    Angela Y. · December 19, 2011
  • Mohawk G.

    The Duane Reade here sucks ass.

    Mohawk G. · November 30, 2011
  • Jecoliah S.

    Nice for after work relaxation

    Jecoliah S. · September 14, 2011
  • DezVFX G.

    Quiet is kept, 34th is a lot more gully than 42nd. Stay alert late night and avoid the problems

    DezVFX G. · August 26, 2011
  • Joe P.

    The windows are really impressive this year

    Joe P. · December 17, 2013
  • The Corcoran Group

    Tourist central, but a great selection of national chain shops.

    The Corcoran Group · October 9, 2013
  • Chilly C.

    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!

    Chilly C. · June 27, 2013
  • Sari F.

    Great fresh fm event with P&g!

    Sari F. · June 19, 2013
  • Noel M.

    They now have public bike rentals across the street

    Noel M. · May 25, 2013
  • Jessica D.

    This is a nice clean area. Great place to get some shopping done!

    Jessica D. · February 17, 2013
  • Porfirio P.

    Great during Christmas season and in the summer sit down outside for a coffee and croisant

    Porfirio P. · December 15, 2012
  • Shreenath R.

    The park is a little windy oasis in the midst of the bustle n shopping

    Shreenath R. · May 13, 2012
  • Francesca K.

    Summertime = Free stuff!

    Francesca K. · May 1, 2012

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