The West Village looks like a European small town in the middle of the nation’s biggest city. Don’t be fooled by this neighborhood’s quaint storefronts and their equally adorable names—the West Village is a fast-paced place. Shoppers, diners, and art aficionados flock here in droves. Despite its foot-traffic, the West Village manages to maintain an intimate vibe that sets it apart from many other hustle-bustle New York City destinations.See places to stay Save this neighborhood
The Fabulous Charm of New York's Favorite Neighborhood
The location could not be beat - amazing neighborhood and surrounding neighborhoods, great shopping and dining; a true local's experience."
Visited in 2012
The West Village's Boutique Sensibilities Extend from Stylish Brunches to Couture Clothiers
New Yorkers are friendly in general compared to other parts of the world, but felt moreso in this locale. The quiet tree-lined streets are stunning."
Visited in 2011
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Born and raised in France, Julia Robbs now calls Brooklyn, NY home. She attended college in Chicago, then moved to Atlanta to study photography before recently settling in what she thinks is the world's best city, New York. She loves capturing quiet details and small moments through her photography, and enjoyed discovering the little nuances that make up each unique neighborhood in NYC while shooting for Airbnb.