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Copley Square

Address: 560 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116 (Back Bay)
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Ranked #39 of 194 Attractions in Boston
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Dining, Shopping, City walk sightseeing, Walking, Nightlife
Owner description: Anchored by the modern John Hancock building and the stately Trinity...
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Dining, Shopping, City walk sightseeing, Walking, Nightlife
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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Perth, Australia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
32 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
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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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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192 reviews 192 reviews
59 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
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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42 reviews 42 reviews
25 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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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96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
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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302 attraction reviews
319 helpful votes 319 helpful votes
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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86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
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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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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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
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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