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Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park

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Address: Atlantic Ave, Boston, MA 02110
Phone Number: 617 635 4505
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Nice small park

The park is small, but there's a large grassy area which would be great for picnicking during warmer weather. The view of the waterfront and the boats is lovely, even on cold and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 13, 2015
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Connecticut
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173 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

The park is small, but there's a large grassy area which would be great for picnicking during warmer weather. The view of the waterfront and the boats is lovely, even on cold and rainy days.

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

Along the Waterfront is a city park known as the Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park. Interesting things to see here include a statue figure of Christopher Columbus situated amidst two trellis covered walkways. There is also plenty of open green space and good view of the harbour. You can conveniently visit the Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park if staying in the Waterfront... More 

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Tullamore, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

nice place to sit and relax.ther is a view out to the habour.you can walk along the habour with a few places to eat and drink

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Kernersville, North Carolina, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015 via mobile

Wandered down to the waterfront from the Quincy Market area and stumbled upon this gem. Covered walkway. Beautiful fountain. Ample benches to relax on. A gorgeous view of the water.

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New Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

Loved this waterfront park. The beautiful trellis makes it even more enjoyable. Take a quiet walk and enjoy the view.

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United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

This park is a nice picturesque green space in Boston where all the action is. It's close to restaurants. Great place to sit and relax.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

Nice area on the harbor walk , bands in the street and very close to the aquarium! Very strategic area and nice view and lots of restaurants.

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Dayton, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 via mobile

Pretty view of the harbor with attractive landscaping and seating options. Very near several restaurants if you wish to eat in a park setting. We watched yoga in the park.

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Dallas, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

A nice stretch of grass and benches in the middle of the city. A great place to have an ice cream and watch the harbor.

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Boston
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Great place to picnic with the family or date. This beautiful park is awesome for everyone. It's a nice place to take pictures, relax, nap, stroll with the kids. I've even seen a few marriage proposals taking place at the park. If one doesn't want to picnic here, there's many great restaurants nearby and the North End and Quincy Market/Fanueil... More 

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