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Lafayette Square

1 Lafayette Sq, Buffalo, NY 14203-1823
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A gorgeous statue honoring Buffalo's Civil War veterans.

This is one of the finest and most beautiful monuments to Civil War soldiers and sailors I have... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jeffrey L
Morrisville, Vermont
One of Buffalo's favorites

The place to be whether one is strolling, chatting or laying about. Park land with a classical... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Toronto, Canada
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19 Jan 2017
“City Square”
19 Jun 2016
“Scenic , worth the selfies”
1 Lafayette Sq, Buffalo, NY 14203-1823
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is one of the finest and most beautiful monuments to Civil War soldiers and sailors I have ever seen. On each of the 4 sides there is a larger than life-size statue commemorating an infantryman, artillery man, cavalry soldier and sailor. This is worth...More

Thank Jeffrey L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place to be whether one is strolling, chatting or laying about. Park land with a classical flare.

Thank skaszab2016
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Lafayette Square is a central location in downtown Buffalo that gives access to the local courts and the general downtown area. It has numerous restaurants in the area and is a popular walking area in the warmer months.

Thank Kathleen Q
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Nice public square, Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Monument. Home to the final public hanging in Buffalo, presided over by Erie County Sheriff and future US President Grover Cleveland.

Thank 669mike
Reviewed 15 January 2017

The monument features history at every level, with tribute paid to all 4 branches of the military that existed at the time. The wrap around showing stories from civil war time such as people buying war bonds, a son saying goodbye to his father are...More

1  Thank Philip S
Reviewed 9 September 2016

The square is small and not very relaxing, but the monument is worth seeing. If you have time, stop and get a picture, but otherwise just look out the window as you drive past it.

Thank AlanBartlett
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Even if you cannot find a parking space, as happened with us, at least ride past it a couple of times. It's a lovely work of art.

Thank llovestotravel
Reviewed 19 June 2016

The buffalo downtown has lost its glory of the past. But, this is one of the places where you can hangout and take amazing selfies with great real backgrounds.

Thank Ajeya
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Meaningful civil war statue that sits among beautiful Buffalo architecture! Many presidents stood here back in the day. Part of Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address graces the east side of the monument. Standing here looking west you can catch a great view of Buffalo City Hall!...More

1  Thank Denise W
Reviewed 25 November 2015

Well it had a nice statue and it was some green space in the middle of an otherwise dreary area of older buildings and parking lots/garages. May be nice to hang out in on a hot summers eve but it looked like just locals-like people...More

Thank Robster071
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