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“green market”(29 reviews)
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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.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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14th-17th Street, (Broadway and Park), New York City, NY 10001
Flatiron District
+1 212-460-1200
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Reviewed yesterday

i come here whenever i go to nyc at xmas and stay at the W which is a block away. i love to shop here and drink hot cider. this market is the main reason i come here in winter and not spring. so much...More

Thank Teresa N
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There are lots of places to eat, and quite a few market stalls selling mainly fresh fruit and vegetables. Some of the vendors let you taste their products too. There were lots of people sitting in the square eating their lunch. Area has a good...More

Thank Sophie S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Time Square is an touristic attraction. Union Square is real NYC. from one side you have Hare Krishna, from other side people protesting agains something, on third side people are having their lunches of coffees while dressed up people play chess with no so dressed...More

1  Thank chris n
Reviewed 6 days ago

There was a children's book-reading area, a Zumba class, places to sit, statuary, and a little oasis in the city.

Thank Wing_anda_Prayer1210
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best open air farmers market can be found in Union Square / 14th Street in New York City. Local farmers bring the best they have to offer. It’s a great place to make a impromptu picnic lunches. In the surrounding area, you’ll fine great...More

1  Thank HLuiz M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

August 2018—I was not sure that I had ever seen a Hare Krishna Troup. They were great 👍. Set up in the park to recruit members and spread the word. I’m a Jesuit educated so I listened politely Great stop

Thank DiamondDoug44
Reviewed 1 week ago

When the weather is nice, this place is always filled with people and performing artists. There will always be places to sit down and people watch. To see and to be seen. Sometimes I would buy some food or drink nearby and enjoy it in...More

Thank BHUANG69
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This park is not as big as the gigantic Central Park but compared to most parklands it is quite large. It has some beautiful statuary: notably George Washington and Gandhi.

Thank Wanderering1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visit Union Square regularly. There is as much or as little as you prefer to do. There are steps and park benches to rest on. There are many surrounding stores to shop for almost anything. There is a Best Buy for electronics, a DSW...More

Thank TripTips14
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve never been to Union Square until a friend told me to go buy something at a store they only have there. Not only did I find what I wanted for a great price but also got to visit this amazing area. It’s impressive how...More

Thank Andy E
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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