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Welcome to Harvard Square Each year, over 8 million men, women and children visit Harvard Square. Visitors come for a variety of reasons; this is a place of history, of books, of ideas, and of learning. It is a place of bookstores and coffee houses...more
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Take a walk through the square. If you are lucky you can chat with some students. There are plenty of shops, restaurants and bakeries to visit. There is a limit of 30 min parking at the meters which is a downfall because you can spend...More
Cambridge used to be a progressive melting pot for all kinds of peoples and cultures. Cambridge is now a millionair's town, and Harvard Square is full of the spoiled children of these millionaires. There are a few bright spots: Toscano Restaurant, and The Harvest, which...More
As long as your expectations are right, Harvard Square is one of the best things to do on a trip to Boston. The reason I say "expectations set correctly" is that there aren't that many tourist "event" type things to do here -- the Harvard...More
We walked thru Harvard Square and Harvard Yard and enjoyed looking at all the old buildings and the statue of John Harvard. The library and story behind the Titanic survivor who left the money to build it was very interesting.
This "trendy" area has been around forever. We were in town for my husband's reunion and visited many places he remembered - including "the Coop", a must stop for t-shirts, gifts! On Sunday, the square had a peaceful "diversity" protest complete with TV cameras filming....More
You’ll find shops and restaurants in this area directly outside the walls of Harvard. There were a few fun shops but not many that tempted me to step inside. There were, however, numerous restaurants, bars, coffee shops and bakeries that you would expect in a...More
We arrived early yesterday and would like to try our breakfast at Harvard Square for a change. We found most of the cafes and restaurant were not open at 9 except this one: Tatte. When we went in, a long line is waiting for us...More
Artists' Cooperative on cute little Church Street. Pop out of the Red Line and a short walk to a Crafts Gallery Shop. 30 years and going with hand made functional and decorative items. Very professional. A small store front but lots of depth and variety...More
If you're in Cambridge, take time to walk through and around Harvard Square. We enjoyed the live music show that was happening on a recent weekday afternoon. Free entertainment and a chance to people watch as well.
We grabbed the tour of Harvard that leaves out of Harvard Square. Our tour guide was Shelly and he did a great job of entertaining and informing! We really enjoyed the tour and then enjoyed exploring the square. Tatte Bakery was a delicious breakfast stop!...More