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“Not what the square was designed to be...”
Review of Market Square

Market Square
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Reviewed 27 July 2013

Market square is perhaps one of the most interesting and historic pubic spaces in Victoria. However, the majority of the store fronts in the square itself are vacant, and the heavy presence of security guards prompted little desire to revisit. We observed many "atypical" folks monopolizing the benches and public spaces.

On the exterior walls of the square (facing the streets), there are several interesting shops. Stay on the street level or take someone with you to explore the interior of the square.

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Reviewed 19 May 2013

This square attracts lots of people on the weekends. It appears to be less vibrant these days with some of the original businesses gone and lease signs up all over. Much more could be made of this space.

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Reviewed 25 December 2012

I used to live in Victoria when market square first opened. It was bustling and always lots of outdoor entertainment.

Many shops are empty now......but there are still some great little shops to visit. All around market square area are many unique, funky shops. If you are looking for some great gifts then visit this area.

Thank Josie K
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Reviewed 26 November 2012

quiet little hideaway in the middle of the city. There are really neat little stores and gift shops and a really nice inner court to sit and enjoy a coffee, book or picnic lunch.

Thank chsn2bhis
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Reviewed 18 August 2012

An open market in the middle of an old brick building. When we stopped by there was a band playing as part of a summer concert. Good food, nice wares.

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