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Union Square

14th-17th Street, (Broadway and Park), New York City, NY 10001
+1 212-460-1200
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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.
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good46%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“green market” (51 reviews)
“whole foods” (26 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
14th-17th Street, (Broadway and Park), New York City, NY 10001
Flatiron District
+1 212-460-1200
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Around Union Square area you can get most of your shopping list done without walking till you faint (as it's likely to happen if you head up and down Broadway avenue). Healthy and tasty food for quick meals at Whole Foods market. Sephora at Union...More

Thank 374mmdc
Reviewed 1 week ago

The union square is a lovely place to walk and relax among people, with a great scenery, trees and green between the skyscrapers

Thank AntoNic7
Reviewed 1 week ago

Open air, good people, music, venders, it is so much fun and so much to see and do. Check out the gardens, or just sit and have a really great time people watching (my personal fav)!

Thank Carrie L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Union Square is a snapshot of New York, filled with the farmer's market, chess players, buddhist performers, musicians and some interesting fashion types. Don't miss it, just watch your wallet.

Thank KingCharlesGirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This square has the famous white arch and is also a wonderful place to people watch. When we were there, it wasn't long after Trump had become president, and there were lots of anti-Trump demonstrators, which was fun to watch. It's also right near Little...More

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not very beautiful but in the core of the city south of mid town and close to Gramercy, there is à funny clock with Nanoseconds counting and a lot of traffic as long as nice buildings

Thank Alain G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

But it's not the most comfortable. It tries to be a park, but it really is just a plaza. The Krishnas often chant during the day, and there are usually stunt performers. And then there is, of course, stuff like StantaCon, No Pants Day, and...More

Thank fi88r
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Just a few subway stops south of Grand Central Station, this is a wonderful city square/park. Under the watchful eye of the Empire State Building and the gold tipped Met Life Tower, this square has it all!!! At the very core is a somewhat tranquil,...More

Thank ParkerSturbridge
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Any day is fun but if they have the farmers market, you will be in for a treat!!! I love this area of town!

Thank Misonix
Reviewed 7 June 2017

I walked through Union Square Park yesterday on my way to a wine dinner, and marveled again at the grand statue of George Washington. This park was full of life, people doing all sorts of things, and many people just watching everything. So was I...More

Thank robcurtross
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
Nearby Restaurants
Union Square Cafe
1,052 reviews
.11 km away
Breads Bakery
235 reviews
.13 km away
430 reviews
.12 km away
Whole Foods Market
354 reviews
.10 km away
Nearby Attractions
Union Square Greenmarket
251 reviews
.10 km away
Daryl Roth Theatre
8 reviews
.10 km away
Lilac Gallery
5 reviews
.22 km away
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Susan D
19 June 2016|
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Response from grlfrmnsk | Reviewed this property |
I personally think Union Square is too far from the Freedom Tower and 911 to walk to. Central Park is even further away. In either case you'll be most likely using the subway or taxi. Central Park is close to the Museum... More