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Acorn in Moore Square

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The Big Nut

Beautiful at night, interesting piece of art. Surrounding area very historic. Several bars and... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
Cleveland, Ohio
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Not sure about the "tourist attraction" aspect, but it is a landmark of sorts. Still looking for... read more

Reviewed May 7, 2018
Chesterfield, Virginia
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  • Terrible4%
Jul 9, 2018
“The Big Nut”
May 7, 2018
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Moore Square, Raleigh, NC 27601
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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful at night, interesting piece of art. Surrounding area very historic. Several bars and restaurants in the area

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Reviewed May 7, 2018

Not sure about the "tourist attraction" aspect, but it is a landmark of sorts. Still looking for the squirrel that put it there.

Thank JS-VA
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

The place has a great feel to it.staff are very helpful and the landlady is very welcoming.Always a good selection of real ales.

Thank rsdenton44
Reviewed December 21, 2017

I love this thing. I'm not sure why. Maybe b/c we drop it @ New Year's. Maybe b/c it's a giant nut. Maybe b/c it's so very Raleigh. It's in Moore Square, which is a great little park surrounded by places to eat and drink....More

Thank Jill R
Reviewed July 19, 2017

I just don't get it. What's the big deal about a giant acorn sitting in a park that caters to the homeless of Raleigh? It doesn't distribute food, clothing, shelter, medical care...nothing. It's an acorn for God's sake! Just an acorn.

3  Thank Erin S
Reviewed July 17, 2017

Honestly, this place is rather a dump, and looked to even be slightly dangerous as we drove around it looking for the acorn. The acorn is no longer in Moore Square. Moore Square is a lie. If you're looking for the giant Raleigh acorn, head...More

1  Thank ckassotis
Reviewed June 13, 2017

The acorn is no longer in Moore Square... Moore Square looks like a dump... Nothing worth seeing here... Go a few blocks down the street to Nash Square instead.

1  Thank Becca D
Reviewed April 4, 2017

It is an acorn. In a poorly-maintained city park. With homeless folks milling about. Did I mention the acorn?

2  Thank Everette W
Reviewed February 22, 2017

It's a giant acorn and not much more. It's one of those that we visited just to say that we did. It's erected in a park in the middle of Raleigh just down the street from a homeless shelter, and is understandably a hangout for...More

1  Thank ShamLNC
Reviewed February 17, 2017

its everyday home (it is removed for new years eve ball drop). a nice icon symbol for the city of oaks..

1  Thank SoundCoMaster
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Response from James L | Reviewed this property |
In front of Memorial Auditorium at the bottom of Fayetteville Street