things to do in union square
The gateway to downtown, Union Square is a popular cultural, business and education hub, surrounded by mix of corporate buildings and neighbourhood staples. Its unmatched cultural diversity, impressive equestrian statue and elite crowd of artists and poets make this neighbourhood a true treat to watch. Stunning street performers and bustling Farmer’s Market adds to Union Square’s cultural magnitude.
Union Square is an exceptional amalgamation of affluence and convenience, where you will find classy restaurants and shops, luxury spas to popular retail chains. The neighbourhood is a significant place for gathering and there are several high profile events which are hosted here. Till date, the district continues to be the staging ground for numerous historic rallies and demonstrations.
Tourists who visit here enjoys breathtaking views of popular sites and also experience ‘bench-watching’, wherein people-watch the diverse crowd of artists, college kids and skater dudes near the 14th Street. People draw immense pleasure watching these skaters flipping their skateboards and performing various stunts impressively.
With third largest transportation hub in New York City, Union Square enjoys central location and easy subway access. There are eight subway lines converge at Union Square namely 4, 5, 6, L, N, R, & Q trains and other subway lines are only two blocks west of Union Square Park.