New York Broadway

Wondering what to do in New York? Visiting Broadway is a must! Broadway is the theater district full of all kinds of theaters and it is located on the midtown between Sixth Avenue to Eighth Avenue. You probably would like to know a bit more about this big New York attraction and all the great things to do in Broadway. So here we go…

This district was called once “The Rialto” and it was not a center of cultural activity until 1883 when the Metropolitan Opera House moved to Broadway. Since then, this district started to attract restaurants, hotels, movie theaters and many other entertainment attractions.

Top things to do in Broadway

One of the must see attractions in Broadway is Times Square, originally called Longacre Square. This famous square is located in this special district, busted with electronic billboards, where you will feel as if you are inside a scene in a movie! Don’t miss the Times Tower on the 43th street, and if you are visiting New York in holiday times, this is the perfect place to enjoy a special New Years traditional celebrations, where the famous ball lowering event happens every year, already since 1907.

Looking forward to see Broadway shows? Our tip is to book tickets in advance! In this busy and popular district, millions of tourists visit every year so there is no reason to stand in line and wait to buy a ticket to your desired show! Make sure you visit the district already with tickets in your pocket, just pre-book them in advance. Select the musical or the play you want to watch, the time and the seats before you even departure to NYC.

There are many more things to do in Broadway and in the nearby area. Looking for the perfect place to do some shopping? Visit Fifth Avenue, New York’s best known shopping street or Macy’s Department store. You’d rather do something else? Why not just relax along with locals at Bryant Park, 8 acre green oasis, right in the middle of the busy trafficked streets of the city. For more information about all the best New York attractions around Broadway, watch our video guides full of tips and ideas.

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