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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 4 days ago

Subway stop right in park. big Whole Foods with huge selection of ready to eat food on edge of park. Has nice place to enjoy food with view also. Walk west then south to enter Greenwich. A lot going on usually in park but civilized.

Thank Rowland45
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was a nice location in the city. Many people came here to relax and enjoy a bit of nature. There were tables in the square for you to enjoy a meal or snack from near by restaurants. This was also the location were we...More

Thank Frank H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The park itself is OK, nothing special, and I wouldn't go out of the way to visit it. There are restaurants near by that may bring you into the area.

Thank Intrafinesse
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Union Square, on 14th Street, has a long history of gatherings,large and small, as well as being a transportation hub of lower Manhattan. Statues of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln are in the park. (Statues of lessor political figures were relegated to Madison Square Park...More

Thank Gary E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice place for a quit stop, if you are nearby, and is in need of a break. But in my opinion, not worth to have as a goal.

Thank Morten P
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Happily stumbled upon this place with my wife whilst out and about. Really nice little square surrounded by lots of vibrant ambience and people, great shops and places to eat.

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Reviewed 30 September 2018

Passed by on a weeknight, and there were Hare Krishnas, street musicians, lots of strange clothes, and strange hair colors. The streets full of young people. Clearly for all of them, it was their place to be seen. It was crazy noisy and wild. Lots...More

Thank barry m
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Walking down Broadway and we fell upon this park. It had an amazing food and craft market. Not sure if it is there everyday.

Thank martyn_bryant
Reviewed 23 September 2018

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 22 September 2018 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
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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