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Address: Corner of Blount and Martin, Raleigh, NC 27601
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Better than some, but really not that great

How can I not love a place called "Moore Square"? It's like they named it after me (being all square and whatnot)! The bad thing is, it's nothing like the charming little... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 10, 2014
jayseae
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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108 reviews 108 reviews
49 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I don’t want the title of the review to make you not go to Moore Square if you are in downtown, it is a beautiful place to visit and walk through. That being said, the City of Raleigh over the years has done a great job of cleaning up the park and making a huge police presence known at all... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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102 reviews 102 reviews
47 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

How can I not love a place called "Moore Square"? It's like they named it after me (being all square and whatnot)! The bad thing is, it's nothing like the charming little squares that you can find in Savannah. Instead this is more closely related to Washington Square Park in New York. You won't find any obvious drug dealing, nor... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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68 reviews 68 reviews
54 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

There's a lot of really cool stuff to do around Moore Square, but Moore Square itself wasn't anything particularly special.

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Chapel Hill
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We had plans to meet up with someone driving through Raleigh for a short while. I had visions of a take out picnic lunch from one of local restaurants in a vibrant park, or patio dining. I paid $5 to park (?) then, as my son and I walked our dog around waiting for our friend, we decided to walk... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

We had a perfect day to wander around, check out the military cannons, and enjoy the city. Great place to be. So glad the city doesn't roll up the sidewalks on the weekend.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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99 reviews 99 reviews
53 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

Moore square has become a place to go in Raleigh. It has the childrens' museum, Imax Theater and much of the art scene. It also has some really good restaurants.

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USA
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217 reviews 217 reviews
61 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

Moore Square is a great location when attending an event. Lots of parking and near city market and a number of restaurants and bars. When there isn't an event, it is filled with homeless people and you want to avoid it.

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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78 reviews 78 reviews
38 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

We are in the area a lot..... We find that there is always at least one person who should be needing some help in the area. Our granddaughter attended school down in that area for two years and it made us very nervous when she had to be there in the evenings. We loved it when the Pub was there... More 

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Raleigh, NC
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

...I think City Market could be a lot more successful if only Moore Square wasn't in such a sad state. I get that the homeless are there because of the bus station and soup kitchens...and I certainly don't know where else they can go. What I do know is that I absolutely will not walk through there alone...It's an eye... More 

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Raleigh
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98 reviews 98 reviews
39 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

this sad area is a place where homeless sleep on the park benches. there is nothing remotely attractive about this place. i hate how there is so much money dumped into revamping Raleigh's downtown but this area and the square in front of the Tir Na Nog are squalid and barren. They could be beautiful but no. Any city in... More 

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