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Water Place Park and Riverwalk

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Address: Memorial Boulevard, Providence, RI 02903
Phone Number: +1-401-421-8877
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Activities: City walk sightseeing, Hiking
Description: Watch a street artist sketching the city, enjoy a lovely stroll by the...
Watch a street artist sketching the city, enjoy a lovely stroll by the river past Venice inspired bridges or see some wonderful public art, all at this well-designed four-acre park and scenic riverwalk, considered to be the heart of the restoration of Providence's downtown area.
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My phone's camera roll became cluttered with amazing shots of Providence's Water Place Park and Riverwalk after we got back to our hotel. At the Park, you'll get an amazing shot... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Warren, New Jersey
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Warren, New Jersey
7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

My phone's camera roll became cluttered with amazing shots of Providence's Water Place Park and Riverwalk after we got back to our hotel. At the Park, you'll get an amazing shot of the city's skyline and there are many stairways leading up to the streets of Providence in case you get bored. Definitely check out this attraction in the city.

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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216 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

What a great area. Good and safe place to walk, stop for a bite, or bring a picnic and enjoy one of the seating areas.

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Pembroke, New Hampshire
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Wanted a nice place to eat lunch but it was really dirty and no real places to sit. No rest room facilities either

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

great place to hang out enjoying the water, the people, and all the great food in the area...so many fun shops and restaurants

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Warwick, Rhode Island
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Water Place Park and Riverwalk are at the center of downtown Providence. This area has helped to put Providence on the map. In the summer, on Saturday nights, there are often wood burning fires along the river. Piped in music all along the Riverwalk, adds to a lovely evening. On these nights, there are many food trucks and even entertainment.... More 

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Islamabad, Pakistan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Located right in the middle of the down town and shopping mall, the park is a nice place for a morning and evening walk along side the beautiful river.

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Campinas, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This is a unique place in the heart of downtown Providence. Special activities will happen during the summer season till some time September. For full schedule look for the updates at the water park website. It is a beautiful location to visit year around. Great location for romantic dates, good for friends and family as well.

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Seymour, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

It was a lovely evening last night when hubby and I took a ride to Providence to check it out for our 28th anniversary. Very alive with a lot of people enjoying the beauty of the fire and the music that accompanied it. Pretty area and will go back again to enjoy some more of Providence when time allows.

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Easton, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We loved the Riverwalk. We also went on a Gondola ride. We were told it is more romantic without the River Fire where thousands of people stare at you and taking pictures. It was very nice but was little chilly when the wind blew and was under the bridge. When going on the rider during start of the season like... More 

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Bronx, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Lovely scenic area. We stayed at the OMNI near the mall and convention center which is about a minute or two away from the park. Very close to the Rhode Island State House. I must for any photographer visiting. There were gondola boats going underneath the walkways and throughout the river, which I have read about, but unfortunately did not... More 

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Address: Memorial Boulevard, Providence, RI 02903
Phone Number: +1-401-421-8877
Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Providence>  > Downtown Providence

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