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Address: Bath, England
Description: Built by local architect John Wood in the 18th century, this is the first...
Built by local architect John Wood in the 18th century, this is the first example of Georgian architecture in Bath, England.
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an attractive space

more lovely bath stone Georgian town houses set round a very uniformly laid out open square space with an obelisk set in the centre. again a lovely area with some beautiful... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 31, 2015
Maz B
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Eastbourne
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Eastbourne
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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

more lovely bath stone Georgian town houses set round a very uniformly laid out open square space with an obelisk set in the centre. again a lovely area with some beautiful buildings. a must for those of you that are interesting in that era.

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Melbourne
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415 reviews 415 reviews
199 attraction reviews
173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The square itself is full of Georgian style houses and in the centre is the park. The park is nice and quiet and you could sit and watch the people playing boules underneath the large trees for hours if you had the time. Everyone just happily plays and has a laugh and they seem oblivious to the people around them.... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Buy a sandwich from the cheese emporium and a bottle of wine from the wine store take a short stroll to queens square sit and watch the boules being played in the shade of the massive trees...very relaxing... especially if you buy two bottles of wine

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Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
34 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

If you are staying in Bath, do check out Queens Square. Not only is it beautiful and a quiet oasis within the mayhem of the city centre, but it is the home of BRISLI which is an organisation that offers evening talks on a variety of subjects from astronomy to painting at very low prices, and houses exhibitions. The square... More 

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Rhode Island
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60 reviews 60 reviews
34 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

This is a nice little oasis in the center of a busy area. It's good to stop and rest your feet. The benches fill up quickly at lunch time though.

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Aveiro, Portugal
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

It is spring time, and eating lunch in a little park such as this one is always a good idea. Queens Square has trees, grass, benches, and all the things to make your stop there relaxing and nice to look at.

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Malmesbury, United Kingdom
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82 reviews 82 reviews
40 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

Sometimes you will find buzzing markets in the square, sometimes loads of people using the gravel areas for playing boules (quite fun to watch if not playing). Sometimes a small square surrounded by traffic!

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

the title says it all really nice place in the summer for picnics. .....................................................

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Brussels, Belgium
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269 reviews 269 reviews
58 attraction reviews
174 helpful votes 174 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

I visited this as I was in the area. Interesting obelisk in the centre, surrounded by good quality, pretty architecture (houses and hotel). Not worth a special visit IMHO but nice if you've in the area.

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Devizes, United Kingdom
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309 reviews 309 reviews
195 attraction reviews
718 helpful votes 718 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

I began my walk of Bath's main squares and crescents at Queen’s Square, closest to the city centre and just up the hill from the Abbey. The Square was the first speculative development by Bath’s famous architect, John Wood the elder. The palatial north façade was designed to inject grandeur into the whole area, and its Palladian style set the... More 

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