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“Quick visit”
Review of Market Square

Market Square
Ranked #2 of 66 things to do in Portsmouth
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Owner description: The heart of downtown, where several walking tours begin, Market Square is a center of activity with art galleries, bookstores, antique shops, ethnic restaurants and many original 17th-century buildings.
Levittown, New York
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Quick visit”
Reviewed December 15, 2013

Only got to walk around for about an hour, but it's a very quaint town with lots of nice looking shops. Easy to walk around. Parking is tough. We used the tiered parking.

Visited November 2013
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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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72 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“LOVE downtown Portsmouth!”
Reviewed November 25, 2013

Lots of terrific restaurants and some cute shops. Best chicken tenders AND VIEW are at River House. Caramel corn at Kilwin's is totally addictive!

Visited August 2013
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Mahtomedi, Minnesota
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Not too impressed”
Reviewed November 13, 2013

The shopping area called Market Square in Portsmouth did not impress us. The day we were there was garbage day. The stores put all their garbage out in front and it did not get picked up till very late in the afternoon. I expected to see fun and different stores but IMO they were lacking.

Visited November 2013
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Daytona Beach Shores, Florida
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372 reviews
143 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
“Something for everyone”
Reviewed November 12, 2013

Great variety of shopping and food. We thought that the entire downtown area was cute and fun to shop. Small enough to walk the whole area in just a few hours.

Visited November 2013
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London
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581 reviews
212 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 275 helpful votes
“A very pleasant place to walk around”
Reviewed October 23, 2013

We were staying just outside the centre of Portsmouth but were able to park in a large car park near the centre of town. It was a bright sunny day and Portsmouth looked at its best. There were loads of shop's and cafe's and places to sit and watch the world go by. There are a number of historic buildings in the area and restored sea front is just a short walk away. The Market Place and Portsmouth are well worth a visit

Visited October 2013
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