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Telfair Square

Savannah, GA (Yamacraw Village)
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Ranked #82 of 121 Attractions in Savannah
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: Features the famous "Bird Girl" statue from the famous book "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil."
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English first
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1,128 reviews 1,128 reviews
774 attraction reviews
865 helpful votes 865 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

We were encouraged to walk from the Visitor's Center to Forsyth Square. Telfair was the first square on the list and the main focal point for us were the statues in front of the art museum. the park benches looked inviting and if later in the trek we would have utilized them. several folks were reading and enjoying the peace... More

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Tallahassee, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014 via mobile

We stopped at Telfair Square to enjoy our chocolates and the sunshine and it just happen to be during the book signing festival. The park is beautiful and were able to visit with others enjoying the benches. Even got to speak with Paula Deen. You never know who you are going to see in Savannah!

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Tybee Island, Georgia, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

I used to eat my lunch here when I worked downtown. I miss it, and it is surrounded by all of the art museums, one of which has the greatest gift shop on the planet. Buy presents for everyone you know here, way better than the mall!

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Juneau, Alaska
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49 reviews 49 reviews
18 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

savannah is dotted with squares like this. the grass is green, plenty of benches available, great to walk the dog or stop for a rest. lots of shade.

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Morris County, NJ
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2,336 helpful votes 2,336 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

This is another one of Savannah's great squares. I was disappointed to see that the statue was not there, although I can understand why. This is a great place to spend some time and just relax. Its worth a stop.

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10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2012

Modern meets history, chic meets classic on Telfair Square with the majestic and moden Jepson Center and Telfair Academy of Arts. Italian statues, ancient live oaks and dramatic architecture set the scene for a celebration in nature during events held the square. Don't miss CafeZeum for lunch (in Jepson Center), or dinner at the oft forgotten fine dining Alligator Soul... More

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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46 reviews 46 reviews
31 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2012

A great starting area for a walk to see the historic district of Savannah. Restaurants and a coffee shop nearby.

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Savannah, Ga.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2012

A visual feast. Don't even think about going without visiting both the Jepson Center and the older Telfair museum

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Mountain View, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011

My wife and i went to Telfair Square on our way to the Chatham Courthouse to find out about Savannah's Drug Court. It is a very beautiful square, even without the Bird Girl statue.

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Oklahoma City
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80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2011

the bird girl statue is IN the museum - one has to pay to get in the museum to see the statue - and then it was just standing at the front of the staircase - very disappointing - and the museum displays were disappointing too

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