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Harvard Square

Cambridge, MA 02138
+1 617-491-3434
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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, of fine dining and eclectic shopping. It is a place of folk music and old theaters, of Cuban ballet and world-class music, of street-performers and award-winning pizza, of public discourse, and public art. Whatever brings you here, we welcome you and hope you enjoy your stay.
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Cambridge, MA 02138
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Take the Harvard tour is a must while you are in Boston. A train station called Harvard makes how to get there very easy. Harvard square is just there. Coffe, restaurants, store books and shopping stores are open until late. What I did not like...More

Thank Carlosperuano
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The square functions as a commercial center for Harvard students and community. Good restaurants and stores!

Thank Roberto D
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a vibrant part of town right by Harvard University. There is a subway stop which brings you out into the bustling square. At the little store you can purchase tickets to tour the campus and Harvard souvenirs. Across the street in one direction...More

Thank Go2theZoo
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Even alive on a Friday night in the summer, totally a people watching adventure. Sat on the concrete benches in the square eating our Cannolis from Mike's. Then bought the obligatory Harvard t-shirt at the COOP. FUN!

Thank wisteriabarb
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to people watch and pass the time...There are numerous dining and shopping options. Very busy and high energy area. Will definitely drop by here next time I visit..

Thank annettedi
Reviewed 1 week ago

Central location to find transportation, or to sit and people watch. Food and shopping are nearby. Busy area.

Thank Cindy G
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's going on 50 years since I first visited Harvard Square. A lot has changed since I was a wee lad, but the essential spirit remains. It's the heart and soul of Cambridge. Long may it continue!

Thank LanSluderBelize
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Clean well kept area. Subway accessible. Lots to do. Shops. Food trucks. Nearby coffee houses. Woyld lo e to come back in fall.

Thank rod9396
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Harvard square was quite interesting. I love the Curious George Store, the only one in the world. Also check out Mikes Pastry, the pastries are delicious.

Thank cassandrar471
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

always some action and a part of a greater Boston adventure, even when you live and work nearby, music food etc

Thank Maurice L
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17 August 2016|
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Response from Yasser S | Reviewed this property |
Parking there is difficult and paid in the streets infront the square I would recommend to take the red line and enjoy walking around