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Marion Square

Charleston, SC (Downtown)
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Ranked #25 of 103 attractions in Charleston
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: Nightlife, Dining
Description: A section of Charleston where hotels, restaurants and nightlife are found.
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Nashville, Tennessee
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124 reviews 124 reviews
34 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

This is a small but great little park to walk through. It is centrally located to all in downtown Charleston and has well maintained grassy areas, fountains, and statues. Especially with spring flora coming out it was a very enjoyable walk about. It seems to be a popular place for all including tourists (me), college students seeking a place to... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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58 reviews 58 reviews
11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

About six acres of grass with a couple of statues to look at. College kids laying or sitting around smoking, reading, sun bathing, or playing pick up games. We walked by a couple of times on the way to other places. Nothing much there.

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Statesville,NC
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55 reviews 55 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Large park area with good in town location. Community utilizes area well during festivals. Area provides nice place to stroll through and around, Only down side is area attracts some homeless people at night.

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Midlothian, Virginia
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101 reviews 101 reviews
34 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

There is nothing to recommend this square. We saw students hooked up to a box using the internet. I quess they found a way to tap in. One man had a hammock strung up for sleeping. The City of Charleston needs to do a better job caring for the homeless.

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Summerville, South Carolina
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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

This historic parade ground is a great park to relax with the family, sunbathe (if you're a CofC coed), play frisbee or enjoy a summer movie.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

This was directly across from my hotel and it was beautifully lit for Christmas. The palmettos had white lights and there was a multi-colored metal tree in the center of the park. It was quiet in walking through and offered many photo opportunities.

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Corvallis, Oregon
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

Since I was here on a Sunday I thought I'd give this park a pass but when I drove by I noticed there was an art fair. I'm glad I stopped! It's a nice little park right in the middle of things. The art fair was perfect and I was able to pick up some nice presents from friendly local... More

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Tampa, Florida
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183 reviews 183 reviews
66 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

A very nice public park just off the King Street shopping that you can go to and relax, sit, and enjoy a cup of coffee over a book. Or go for Saturday market - there are lots of food and craft vendors as well as a good variety of produce. There is so much to do in this area, park... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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135 reviews 135 reviews
70 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

I particularly like going here on Saturdays when the farmers market is occurring. Not only fresh produce, but several food vendors, and a lot of local artisans have set up shop. Plenty to do within walking distance whether it be shopping on King Street or hitting several historic sites in the area. If going for the farmers market then I... More

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Greenville, South Carolina
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72 reviews 72 reviews
14 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

The market has lots of local craftsman, food vendors, flowers and fish/veggie tents. You can buy local made honey, furniture, jewelry and outfits for your dog. The vegetable vendors had great produce and a large variety to pick from. If you happen to be there on a Saturday, I would highly suggest you spend a little time in this market.... More

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