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Neat animals

Near the Trinity church are two bronze sculptures of a Tortoise & a Hare set nearby for the Boston... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2018
Nottingham, United Kingdom

Charming statues and appropriately sited near the Boston Marathon finish line. Worth taking a look... read more

Reviewed July 3, 2018
Newport News, Virginia
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8 Sep 2018
“Neat animals”
3 Jul 2018
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Copley Square, Boston, MA
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Reviewed September 8, 2018

Near the Trinity church are two bronze sculptures of a Tortoise & a Hare set nearby for the Boston marathon, good place to have a photo and worth a spot on your travels of Boston.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 3, 2018

My son and I came across these statues while walking nearby as my wife and daughter were shopping in the nearby mall. It was neat to see as this resides in a nice little park area that is good for photo opportunities. I wouldn't go...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jesselodge
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

Charming statues and appropriately sited near the Boston Marathon finish line. Worth taking a look and a quick photo.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank SuzanneSays
Reviewed May 7, 2018

Great sculptures, didn't know the connection with the Marathon but just loved them for their quality and uniqueness

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed May 5, 2018

When in Boston come visit these guys and take some pics ! They are representative of how wonderful the people and city of Boston are. The Boston marathon is part of Boston’s history and these guys are a lovely tribute to it.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank imeldamoo
Reviewed December 11, 2017 via mobile

These statues are a conversation starter. After we bought some milkshake from a truck placed on the square we were looking for somewhere to sit down, when we saw these little friends. I love how Boston cares for things like this and it's worldwide known...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank holidaycoco
Reviewed October 27, 2017 via mobile

These statues commemorate the Boston Marathon - the finish line is right across the street. They’re a great (and unexpected) photo op right outside Trinity Church.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank carawasthere
Reviewed June 26, 2017

This statue is located in Copley Square across the street from Boston Public Library. It's a cute statue and a good photo opportunity. It's not something to necessarily go out of your way to see, but Copley Square is filled with iconic Boston attractions, so...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Andrei S
Reviewed June 23, 2016

There are statues all over Boston, but the ones that I remember most are from the tale of 'The Tortoise and the Hare'. It's a story about commitment and determination over natural ability and I liked it because it applies to us all. I was...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank JamesA546
Reviewed November 16, 2015

Copley Plaza is worth a stroll through. It is surrounded by the Trinity church, John Hancock building, the public library, is the end to the Boston Marathon and site of the Boston Marathon bombing. The Tortoise and Hare Statues are part of the appeal of...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Delbe M
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