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“Sunsets are best....in Key West!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Mallory Square

Mallory Square
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Key West Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour
Ranked #8 of 160 things to do in Key West
Certificate of Excellence
Maryland
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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Sunsets are best....in Key West!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

The first night we went down to see the sunset, there was a cruise ship in the way. Everyone had to squish onto a small bridge or in the restaurant area (I ended up in close company to a garbage can). The second night the next cruise ship parked a bit further down leaving us an unobstructed view of a gorgeous sunset. Best pics are taken when the sun is low and the clipper ships are at full sail. The entertainment is okay (sword swallowers, tight rope walkers, fire jugglers) plus a plethora of vendors. I will say the bathrooms were suprisingly clean although lacking in soap dispensers. There are cats and roosters EVERYWHERE on this island. I think I have more pictures of them than anything else!

Visited November 2012
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Thomasville, North Carolina
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“A Must-Do in Key West”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

Watching the sun set at Mallory Square is Key West tradition and should not be skipped. The sunset is not really the main feature here however, it is the congregation of circus acts, artists and those who don't fit into a category that is the main interest.

There is lots to see; incredible acrobats such as John, who proudly states that he is 54 years old, before amazing you with his acrobatic feats; I won't tell you what it is he does, but you won't be disappointed.

There is Mustafa, a singer/guitar player who says that NPR has named him the most well known busker in the world.

There is everything from fire baton twirlers to tightrope walkers to people who have their dogs walk tightropes to men who sit disguised with bundles of rushes and scare people as they walk past.

Just be prepared to be entertained and be prepared to tip liberally. Oh, and enjoy the sunset too.

Visited November 2012
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Tellico Plains, Tennessee
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“Fun Evening”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

Good place to people watch as the sun sets. Plenty of cheap eats, plenty of places to sit and watch the sun set. Lots of street entertainers.

Visited November 2012
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Blackwood, New Jersey
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“Don't miss the sunset at Mallory Square”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

If in Key West you have to see a sunset here at the square, well worth timing your day to see one. Oh by the way there is no charge to see one.

Visited November 2012
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Henrico, VA
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“Best Sunset!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

Mallory Square at sunset is the place to be! Lots of entertainment and vendors selling unique souvenirs

Visited November 2012
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