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Times Square in New York City is a major tourist attraction and entertainment center in Midtown Manhattan. Located at the corner of Broadway and 7th Avenue, it stretches from West 42nd to West 47th Streets with vibrantly decorated billboards and advertisements. It is one of the world’s busiest pedestrian areas and the heart of the Broadway Theater District. Times Square draws close to 50 million visitors yearly. Approximately 330,000 people walk through Times Square daily, mostly tourists. Additionally, over 460,000 people pass through Times Square on the busiest days. It is the world’s second most visited tourist attraction, behind Vegas. As of 2013, it had a higher attendance than each of the Disney theme parks worldwide. This high pedestrian traffic has resulted in $4.8 billion in yearly sales.
It is home to the most popular Broadway hits. Broadway theaters and huge animated neon and LED signs represent the urban aspects of Manhattan. You’ll see sights such as ABC’s Times Square Studios, where Good Morning America is broadcast live, and Hershey’s and M&M’s stores which are across the street from each other, as well as multiple multiplex movie theaters. Additionally, the area features restaurants such as Ruby Foo’s, the Bubba Gump Shrimp Company, Planet Hollywood Restaurant and Bar, and Carmine’s. You’ll also find number of large financial, publishing, and media firms setting up shop here.
Times Square is home to the yearly broadcast New Year’s Eve celebration.This is where you’ll see the New Year’s Eve ball drop. Millions crowd Times Square for this iconic celebration. This is more than than double the number of visitors the area sees daily.
Times Square is 20 miles to JFK International Airport.