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Copley Square

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Address: 560 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116
Activities: Dining, Shopping, City walk sightseeing, Walking, Nightlife
Description: Anchored by the modern John Hancock building and the stately Trinity...
Anchored by the modern John Hancock building and the stately Trinity Church, this area is known for its upscale restaurants and stores.
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Another neat historic place to check out

Here, you can get some good pictures, but also check out the old church/cathedral that is there. Go inside and see it, very impressive!

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 7, 2015
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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Here, you can get some good pictures, but also check out the old church/cathedral that is there. Go inside and see it, very impressive!

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Villanova, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

This area has everything within walking distance. Fenway is close. Shops, restaurants, hotels. Cool area to walk around in any direction. We stayed at Marriott. Great.

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Copley Square is easy location to connect everywhere. Easy fast food chains are there as grab-and-go foods. The view is always pretty a day and a night. Right next to it there's Newbury St andTrinity Church. You can take T in front of the library to go to Boylston St to get off to South Station and the opposite goes... More 

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Sept Iles, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Small square in the middle of the buildings with a wonderful church and the library. Love that place !

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

The architecture of the area is worth seeing. There are many stores and some restaurants that might be worth going to depending on what you like or want. I recommend for those who will be staying in Boston for a decent time, since if you are staying a few days, there are far better things to see and visit in... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I had not been through Copley Square in a few years. I do not think it has aged well. Think about NYC...can you walk through Bryant Park or Times Square without seeing a cop? Maybe if there were a visible police presence in Copley Square you wouldn't get accosted by a panhandler every 15 feet. We saw a nasty altercation... More 

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Falmouth, NS Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

It was decent weather.. alot of fine acts and friendly folks and beautiful decorations..great talent by many different folks..Places to buy food and enjoy your walking around

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Delmar, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

This is a main square in Boston with an interesting mix of both old and modern architecture. It has the Boston Public Library and Trinity Church in the area as well as hotels and restaurants. Felt extremely safe while visiting this section of lovely Boston.

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We walked around the square after dinner a few nights ago and it was just so peaceful and beautiful. The architecture all around as a good mix of modern and old style. The area feels really safe and has plenty to offer. Definitely worth spending some time there just to relax for a bit!

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Copley square is as you guessed it...at the Copley "T" station. We visited it several times during our Boston Stay. An interesting mix of architecture. From the modern John Hancock building that reflects the old Trinity Church, to the Boston Public Library. There is a grassy area with benches and on market days, the area is alive with vendors out... More 

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