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City square dominated by a statue of Casmir Pulaski and the Temple Mickve Israel, the first synagogue in the South.
Bull Street, Between Taylor and Gordon Streets, Savannah, GA 31401-4913
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Reviewed 4 days ago

If you are touring the area, visiting all the squares is a must.Each one is unique and has its own character and charm

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Benzman79
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The squares, one after another are the true joy of walking around Savannah. Beautiful historic homes surround the square. Massive oak trees, Spanish moss and flowers abound. You will be amazed how peaceful it is.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Daniel V
Reviewed July 15, 2019

Each one of Savannah's numerous squares has its own beauty and character. These Squares are what draw me back for return visits. I love the majestic trees and hanging Spanish Moss and thoughtfully placed benches for pondering and drinking in the beauty!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank ccinSC
Reviewed July 2, 2019

DO NOT...(I said DO NOT) miss ANY one of these historic courts (this is one of many) when visiting Savannah. Recommend one of the bus tours. Drivers are VERY knowlegeable on every area. So much to see, plan on at least 3 days to soak...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ljherndonpics
Reviewed June 10, 2019

This very beautiful Square located right on Bull Street was laid out in 1847, and was named to commemorate the capture of Monterey, Mexico by General Zachary Taylor’s military troops. In the center there is a 15-foot tall marble Monument that is dedicated to the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank TheExplorerFamily
Reviewed June 3, 2019

First thing you'll notice when you walk, other than the benches in the shade, is the monument dedicated to general Casimir Pulaski who was shot during the "Siege of Savannah" in 1779. You likely heard about this Revolutionary War hero, a dashing Polish nobleman, who...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank HCovik
Reviewed April 30, 2019

The town is made up of squares that all the streets revolve around. They all have some history and are great to walk through.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Craig A
Reviewed March 8, 2019

Monterey Square is perhaps the most well known of the 22 squares in Savannah, Georgia. Not because it was laid out in 1847 on Bull Street, between Taylor and Gordon Streets. Not because it was named to commemorate the capture of the city of Monterey,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Taylor B
Reviewed January 21, 2019

This square had an amazing monument in the center! Peaceful walk in the park! Live musicians the day we visited!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Susan W
Reviewed December 14, 2018

There are currently 22 "Squares" around Savannah, ranging from public gathering spots to tree lined parks. Monterey Square was one of the more interesting squares to me because of the large monument dedicated to General Kazimierz (Casimir) Pułaski, a Polish hero of the American Revolution....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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It was the site of the park bench upon which Forrest Gump sat in the beginning of the movie. The bench has been relocated to a Savannah museum to preserve it and reduce traffic accidents caused by people taking pictures from... More