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Copley Square

560 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116 (Back Bay)
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Ranked #36 of 195 Attractions in Boston
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Activities: Dining, Shopping, City walk sightseeing, Walking, Nightlife
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Owner description: 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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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

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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Centerville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We have been visiting the Copley Square and Copley Mansion for 45 years. Very often our business hotel is near Copley Square Tis a grand week to visit Boston! Given our luxury suites at the Marriott’s Customs House, spend lots of time walking and touring various sites. We love Boston, and the flight time was about two hours from Dayton... More

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Bangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Copley square is one of my favourite places in Boston. High rise buildings making their way through a few old structures - public library and a church, create quite a beautiful picture. A small park in the middle of all this adds to the charm.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

As in all of Boston, this area has a variety of old and modern styles in its buildings, you can get a really good photo of the imposing and haunting Church in the glass sided skyscraper across the road. Good selection of restaurants surround this square, and the Farmers Market is interesting.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Copley Square, and the surrounding area, is an eye opening blend of diversity. Different socioeconomic classes and ethnicities blend in together as people walk from place to place with a purpose. While Copley Square is a wonderful place, it is also a place where you can usually find some trouble. Aggressive panhandlers are present sometimes, which makes walking by uncomfortable.... More

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I visited in April 2014 during the Boston Marathon & was working & Staying in the Copley Square are. It was hectic because of all of the people & events that were going on but it was really nice! They had plenty of stuff to do in the area & grey places to eat!! I would like to visit again... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Loved the Farmers's Market . There were many choices of home grown produce, meats, flowers, prints and crafts

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Rohnert Park
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Trinity Church. Boston public library. Boylston street shops. Tues and Friday 11-6 there's a great farmers market the fills the square. And the old south church is there. That's a lot for one square!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Take a walk around Copley Square. The Boston Public Library is there and full of amazing books. There is a secret garden within the library's walls perfect for sitting peacefully. The Trinity Church is a 2 minute walk from the library. It is absolutely beautiful!! During the summer the are many free concerts in the square. You can spend a... More

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