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Address: Queen Square, off Prince Street, Bristol, England
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A lovely open space just near the city centre

Created around 1800, this is a lovely open space surrounded by interesting buildings. On a Sunday there were lots of fancy cars parked all around and people were taking photos and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BoogieBopBruce
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Stroud, United Kingdom
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Its perfectly placed, well designed and is a breath of fresh air in the City. It is surrounded by parking spaces, and on its boarders are restaurants, and cafes. Its a short walk to the Old Vic, and in the other direction The Hippodrome and Colston Hall. The Arnolfini, and The Watershed are also easily assessable as well as Millennium... More 

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Thank piers2017
Manchester, United Kingdom
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1,362 reviews
647 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 332 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Its a quite a large area with lawns and criss-crossed from corner to corner, side to side by 4 paths. There is an equestrian statue to William III in the centre. Some nice georgian (?) civic-looking buildings are at its edges. A few places to sit down apart from the lawns themselves.

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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228 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Created around 1800, this is a lovely open space surrounded by interesting buildings. On a Sunday there were lots of fancy cars parked all around and people were taking photos and chatting to the owners. Parking is quite expensive on Queens Square, but you don't turn up in a Ferrari and complain about parking ! ! ! ! Lovel on... More 

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Thank BoogieBopBruce
Rowley Regis, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A place for a short break Time for deep breath and moments of relaxation.You can enjoy the silence and soothing light wind.

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Thank basiulek73
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This old square is a delight with fine architecture, history and a grassed park to sit in. I use it as a short cut between Temple Meads and the harbour.

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Thank Loiner527
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice green open space on the edge of the main city centre, near the river. Spoiled slightly by the cyclists who appeared to regard pedestrians as trespassers and would hurtle passed you, without warning, from behind. One cyclist actually brushed against my right shoulder as he came by at high speed. If I'd moved an inch to my right... More 

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Thank Leslie94W
Coalville, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Queen Square is nice to walk through when visiting the city. It is surrounded by lovely buildings and the square itself is clean and well tended. I don't believe there is actually much to actually visit here but it is good stroll through on a nice day.

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Thank Mark L
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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369 reviews
160 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 479 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Beautiful calm cobbled path along ancient buildings and the atmosphere definitely gives a great feeling! I loved this place.

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Thank Prem K
UK
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28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Queen square is mainly pedestrianised and a good place to sit and take in the architecture of this Georgian Square or to park and pop into local businesses etc Limited parking for up to 2hrs for 3.50 GBP aound the square payable by coin (no change given) or credit card via phone call plus a charge for this service. At... More 

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Thank sorisa1
Bristol, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Queens Square is the historic part of Bristol that you just have to visit. Our American Pilgrims moved into the very first overseas American Consulate on mainland Britain in 1792. Tobacco and the trading of Slaves which formed a uncomfortable part of the cities historic quarter. Queens Square however remains a major part of the history of Bristol.

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