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Moore Square

Corner of Blount and Martin, Raleigh, NC 27601
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Ranked #64 of 75 Attractions in Raleigh
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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- Jul 31, 2014
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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95 reviews 95 reviews
41 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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43 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 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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45 reviews 45 reviews
36 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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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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21 helpful votes 21 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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176 reviews 176 reviews
51 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 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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18 helpful votes 18 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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40 helpful votes 40 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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40 helpful votes 40 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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