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Address: 14th-17th Street, (Broadway and Park), New York City, NY 10001
Phone Number: +1 212-460-1200
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
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Union Square has a year-round greenmarket, where you can sample goods from...

Union Square has a year-round greenmarket, where you can sample goods from local farmers. It also has several playgrounds, a lively holiday market, and benches where you can watch a slice of New York go by.

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Very low key area, filled with shoppes during the holiday season. Different than other areas, this location has a different ambiance that attracts more locals. Lots of different... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very low key area, filled with shoppes during the holiday season. Different than other areas, this location has a different ambiance that attracts more locals. Lots of different items that can be purchased including foods and items made out of leather, handmade glass, etc. They have Hot Cider stands, and a stand where I tried a pretty good Gouda Cheese... More 

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Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Even thought I was there years ago, it was so much fun. So many vendors! I went there for a knitting 'demo'. But there were vendors who sold clothes, food, plants. Plus it was a beautiful fall day in New York City....what more could one ask for?

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The christmas markets were pretty cool here but very busy. At times it was hard to walk around. Lots of different variety though.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Union Square is a great urban park with plenty of restaurants nearby and a nice play area for kids. Always something happening. Highly recommend!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Adjacent to the Union Square Green Market is the Christmas market just an excellent walk through market lots of great gifts locally made from NYC and surrounding areas. A lot of great eating places as well just a great way to spend. Saturday am.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this part of New York - seems more real than the tourist spots of Times Square or the financial hub of Wall Street, , normal people having a normal life and the suppliers market brings the park to life on its days.

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Gambrills, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stopped here and were amazed at all the produce the farmers/vendors had to offer - all fresh and plentiful. They also have kiosks selling Christmas items and trinkets, plus clothing and jewelry. If you are in the area this time of the year, a walk around here might bring some pleasant surprises.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walked through here daily during recent visit to NY. It always seems busy and a Farmers Markrt brings the countrysude and fresh produce into the heart of NY. Surrounded by little snack places and eateries. Well worth a detour en route to Greenwich Village. Don't forget to pop into the lovely Barnes and Noble bookstore.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took a walk after dinner this week. Lots of people out and about. And the shopping and eateries in the area are excellent. It was too late to do any shopping, but I highly recommend the Square for sightseeing, shopping, dining and people watching. Subway station right in the square. Must see.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this park. Shake Shack, the view, Eataly. All of it. I love sitting outside and hanging out right there. Had my engagement photos there

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Flatiron District
Offering many of city’s best restaurants and shops set amid classic New York architecture, the Flatiron District is no longer under the tourist radar. At 23rd Street is the famous triangular Flatiron Building, which makes a good picture no matter what angle you photograph it from. Be sure to look up at the elegant architecture as you stroll the streets- much of this neighborhood is part of a historic district that was home to many of the city’s most famous department stores at the turn of the century. At the northern end of the neighbourhood, Madison Square Park is best known for being the home of a famous burger shack, but it can also be a quiet refuge to spend an afternoon, and it frequently hosts interesting public art exhibits. In the lower part of the Flatiron District you'll find Union Square, a bustling crossroads at all times of day and night.
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