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Charming architecture and views

I love Providence and this is one of my favorite streets. You have to admire the citizens of... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2017
Decor71
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Hewlett, New York
Interesting Walk

One of the few streets it is easy to park in. No real through traffic to worry about, so you can... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
phil52_10
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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A mile of history is packed onto this cobblestone street lined with historic buildings. The Nightingale-Brown House, built in 1792, home to five generations of the Nicholas Brown Family (of Brown University) is a "must see" on the block.
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Providence, RI
College Hill
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

I love Providence and this is one of my favorite streets. You have to admire the citizens of Providence as they really take care of their homes. They do not do tear downs the way so many areas do. As a result you have a...More

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Reviewed 20 October 2017

One of the few streets it is easy to park in. No real through traffic to worry about, so you can have a leisurely stroll and view the dates and residents of the buildings. The footpath is a bit uneven and is tree lined. It...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2017

A nice little street that stretches through Providence, close to the University with some nice shops and cafes.

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Reviewed 10 October 2017

The street is lined with old historical colonial houses, mansions, and buildings. The street lamps, cobbled sidewalks, mature trees, and excellently kept houses with gardens, all give a VERY idyllic vibe to the area. Grab a coffee and stroll around for hours in relaxation. Truly...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

Always delightful daytime or night: a feast for the eyeballs. I wandered around at 1 am when I couldn't sleep and it was spooky, I wandered around during the day and it was delightful.

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Great place to take a stroll. There are many beautiful homes along Benefit street. I recommend walking though, with parked cars on the street it can get pretty narrow.

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Our group visited the John Brown house, then did a walking tour of about half of Benefit Street, with a tour guide explaining some of the buildings. It was a lovely way to see some of old Providence. Warning: the sidewalks are uneven.

Thank William Q
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

This was the highlight of my trip to providence. Seeing these old homes was just beautiful. I walked the entire length of Benefit Street and it was worth it.

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Reviewed 29 July 2017

One of the beautiful Streets in this city is Benefit Street! Thsi very well preserved, historically relevant place has many attractions. In addition, this street is convenient to everything downtown or the East side, should you stay in one of the several inns upon it's...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2017

Oldest structure in Providence is there 1707. House gives tours for free! Great Stuff there! Don't miss this! Then head down the street on Wickeden for good coffee & food & Beer!

Thank Lin M
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Response from juanvlp | Reviewed this property |
No there's not, but hotel nearby like The Hilton and biltmore can help with may questions yo have, and also in tayer st brown university there'S places for answers.
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