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Queen Square

Queen Square, off Prince Street, Bristol, England
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Ranked #49 of 147 Attractions in Bristol
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The square os steeped on the history of bristol. Not much to see today though but a nice place to sit and relax. Now and again there are concerts and events to go to. Enjoy your visit

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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471 reviews 471 reviews
271 attraction reviews
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We hadn't walked around this part of Bristol before and took it as a short-cut. There was a choir singing in the middle and it was a nice space, with some great buildings around as well.

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Wales
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We stopped here on our day trip to Bristol and had our picnic, there was an independent coffee van there too.It was quiet and seats were free. It was great to people watch and enjoy our lunch

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Bristol
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44 reviews 44 reviews
12 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

So a few reviews on here are pretty damning of Queen Square, and to a degree, yes they are right. Its a very simple square amongst old houses from a bygone era of wealth. On a cold winters morning.....worth little more than strolling through hand in hand, chuckling at the squirrels and glancing at the buildings. However, to us in... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

The concept of this event is brilliant and having visited several times with friends, I have to say, it's been my venue of choice over the last few weeks. The service on Friday however, was so bad, that we left early. And it's all down to one person - a young lady with dreads. I was unfortunately served by her... More

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Vitoria, ES
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

It is a charming square with lots of lush tress around, great place to sit down on the grass when the weather is favorable and have lunch or relax after a long day of work!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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787 reviews 787 reviews
500 attraction reviews
262 helpful votes 262 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

a real pleasant area to have a wander around and I really enjoy my short time there.It was quite quiet early on a sunday morning

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
3 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

Strange to see critical reviews on this place. This is one of the earliest examples of a planned urban space outside of London. Surrounded by listed Georgian buildings and beautiful London Plane trees. Great place to relax in central Bristol on a sunny day. More architectural interest than the Clifton terraces and squares. Spicer and Cole cafe on the north... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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242 reviews 242 reviews
169 attraction reviews
260 helpful votes 260 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

I have no idea how a just a piece of open space beats attractions. Sure, there are a few nice houses/offices around the square but this is just a piece of grass. Do not even bother to visit this if you are in Bristol unless you fancy lolling about on a hot day and have no garden. Sometimes a marquee... More

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Adelaide
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103 reviews 103 reviews
47 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

It's just a square park, nothing interesting nearby and not worth a visit out of the way unless you want to sit in a park area for a while

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