Times Square is the name of a major street intersection in Manhattan, New York City, United States. This intersection is the meeting place for the Broadway and Seventh Avenue and covers an area between West 42nd to West 47th Street. The area around Times Square called the Theatre District includes blocks from east to west between Sixth Avenue and Eighth Avenue. And between West 40th and West 53rd Street from north to south. This area is part west of the business and trade district, called Midtown Manhattan.
Right in the middle of Times Square is One Times Square Building is the outer wall fitted with billboards and large screen television. Times Square intersect, formerly known as Longacre Square, but the name was changed to the intersection of Times Square since April 1904 after The New York Times moved into the new Times Building was completed. Then the Times Building was renamed the One Times Square until now.
Every New Year’s Eve, at One Times Square Building held annual ceremonies, ball drop in Times Square. Times Square is often called the “Crossroads of the World” or “Great White Way” (literal meaning: the Great Shining Path) and has achieved status as a famous landmark in the world and a symbol of the city of New York and the United States.
Times Square area, especially crowded junction, has been frequently used as a location story in literature, television, film, music videos, and video games. Times Square is easily recognized by viewers and spectators, so often there is a scene of Times Square were attacked and destroyed in numerous films, including the movie Deep Impact depicting tourist sites were destroyed by the tsunami and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.
Filmmaker ever changing Times Square is always bustle into a lonely place without people, for example, in the film Vanilla Sky and I Am Legend. In the film Basket Case, two brothers separated at a young age is called “The Times Square Freak Twins” for their stay at a motel in Times Square. In addition, Times Square repeatedly used as the location of various video games and television series, among them Tycoon City New York and CSI: NY.
Times Square is an intersection of art and commerce busy, where dozens of advertising – electricity boards, neon and lights and walked news – vying to attract visitors.
Public transportation that you can use towards Times Square is Greyhound bus and Megabus , get off at 42nd street and 8th avenue of Manhattan. While in New York, you can also visit other natural attractions such as Brighton Beach, The Brick Haunted House and Coney Island. Hotels in New York, among others Paramount Hotel Times Square New York, Holiday Inn Express Hotel or the West in New York At Times Square Hotel.