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Queen Elizabeth Park

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Address: Queen Street, Hamilton, Bermuda (Formerly Par-la-Ville Park)
Activities: Walking, Viewing foliage
Description: Well-kept gardens in the city of Hamilton.

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This park in the centre of Hamilton is an ideal place to relax after a morning of duty free shopping. Well kept gardens and lots of places to sit and unwind

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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Burnley, United Kingdom
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Burnley, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This park in the centre of Hamilton is an ideal place to relax after a morning of duty free shopping. Well kept gardens and lots of places to sit and unwind

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Hamilton, Canada
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208 reviews 208 reviews
49 attraction reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

The park is located in a central location within the city. The sculptures in the park are interesting to examine.

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Abbotsford, Canada
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92 reviews 92 reviews
50 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

It is a small park right in town it houses a Museum and is with in easy walking distance. Sit down and relax awhile.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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275 reviews 275 reviews
99 attraction reviews
228 helpful votes 228 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Queen Elizabeth Park (formerly Par-la-Ville Park) is well-sited and maintained. The Historical Society Museum, Perot's Post Office and the National Library are all effectively within its grounds. There is a level entrance from the street, but charming steps down what appear to be old fortifications at the west end. Sadly some of Bermuda's few down-and-outs also find the park a... More 

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Hamilton Parish, Bermuda
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191 reviews 191 reviews
126 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

The previous reviewer has focussed on the Gombey dancing on Saturday lunchtimes during the summer months, but this park has something to offer throughout the year. It is also known as Par-la-ville park after the post office and the house that was originally the home of Bermudas first postmaster. That was 200 years ago. The rubber tree was planted in... More 

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Crossville, Tennessee
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237 reviews 237 reviews
83 attraction reviews
424 helpful votes 424 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I had read on the internet that every Saturday during the summer, the traditional Gombey Dancers would perform from 1 PM to 2 PM at Queen Elizabeth Park on Queen Street in downtown Hamilton, Bermuda. We were greeted outside the gate to Queen Elizabeth Park by a "town crier" in full English Colonial garb. He was ringing a large bell... More 

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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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143 reviews 143 reviews
34 attraction reviews
176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We went to the park to watch the Saturday performance by the Gombey Dancers - which is fantastic by the way. The park is a pretty place to escape the sun, although you might end up being approached by a homeless person or two. We had to move from our shady bench after a couple of minutes of being annoyed... More 

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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We walked through this park wanting to relax a little from shopping and sight seeing. It is beautiful and peaceful. Throughout the park, you find sculptures and a koi pond. Go here if you want to recharge your energy from city life.

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Bermuda
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171 reviews 171 reviews
45 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

A very pretty park which is marred by the homeless that hang around in it being a nuisance. Shame the name was changed as well.

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New York City, New York
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Park was in full bloom, flowers were very photogenic. Visited the moon gate. Watched the wild and roaming roasters. Was told this park was much better than the botanical gardens. Free admission and very short walk from ferry terminal.

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