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Best views of Providence

Nice green space in historic College Hill overlooking the city. It has a huge statue of Roger... read more

Reviewed August 29, 2018
AlexB10499
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Providence, Rhode Island
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Beautiful Views over providence & RI State House

Prospect Terrace Park is on a hill on the East Side of Providence overlooking the city. It is a... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Ron S
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Providence, Rhode Island
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Reviewed May 21, 2012

Go just before dusk with your camera & extra batteries for it! You will love the view of downtown Providence! It is also where Roger William's "dust" from his original grave is buried, with the guardian Indian keeping watch over it all... Found out this...More

4  Thank laleone2
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Reviewed January 10, 2016

This is a great small park overlooking Providence. It has some of the best views of the Capitol. Many college kids hang out here between classes.

1  Thank Joseph R
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Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Nice green space in historic College Hill overlooking the city. It has a huge statue of Roger Williams and great views of the city skyline. Good place for a sunset picnic or a rest under a tree after exploring the hill.

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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been here a few times. There is a nice view overlooking Providence. Make sure to lock your car.

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Reviewed August 6, 2018

Prospect Terrace Park is on a hill on the East Side of Providence overlooking the city. It is a great place to stop by for a view of the city and the state capitol building. Sunsets may be very beautiful. Visit time may range from...More

Thank Ron S
Reviewed July 26, 2018

Steep climb from the river. Relatively small, and did not offer very good views of the city below. The only statue faces out from the park.

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Reviewed July 18, 2018

My friend and I were visiting Providence and Newport for a weekend and this park came recommended to us by a local we met. I'm glad we took his advice, because the views from this small park are outstanding. There's a large statute of Roger...More

Thank Alexis B
Reviewed November 1, 2017

I flew in Providence around 4:30pm. By the time I picked up my rental car and arrived at Downtown Providence, it was almost sunset. After a long flight, I wanted to walk around and relax a little. This place was just right for me. I...More

Thank TerukoM4
Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

Thought I’d get to see panoramic view of providence but the view is obscured by trees and cranes and what not. It’s a small park. Better to drive up there and park nearby, otherwise it’s a small uphill walk, prob not really worth it. Overall...More

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Reviewed October 2, 2017

Prospect Terrace is set on a hill and you get nice views of Providence. The park has a neighborhood park feel to it and is very peaceful. You can just go and watch the sunset or read a book or gather with friends for a...More

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Reviewed September 18, 2017

Stopped at this pleasant little park briefly during a guided tour of the city to take in a stunning panoramic view of the city and to see the 15 foot granite statue of Roger Williams surveying the city. His remains were fittingly moved to a...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed September 6, 2017

It is located on Cushing St. on the EAST SIDE OF PROVIDENCE overlooking the city, you may be able to see the Bay on a clear day & during the foliage season it also paint a nice New England scenery. But most important aspect of...More

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