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“The Square is an "attraction"?!”
Review of The Square

The Square
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City Sightseeing Bournemouth Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Ranked #17 of 78 things to do in Bournemouth
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 13 May 2014 via mobile

The Square in Bournemouth is merely a point where the streets come together in the centre of the town. There is an awful cafe run by the council in the middle of this small pedestrianised area.

In the winter the German market is located here and worth a visit and there's sometimes some little displays but mainly it's full of youths, charity workers, leaflet givers and people walking to the shops. How this is listed as an attraction is beyond me. It's like listing a roundabout or a pavement as an attraction. Very strange.

Thank Jon K
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"christmas market"
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"bournemouth square"
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"food festival"
in 9 reviews
"main shopping"
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"meeting point"
in 7 reviews
"watch the world"
in 26 reviews
"street entertainment"
in 5 reviews
"central point"
in 6 reviews
"focal point"
in 9 reviews
"lots of shops"
in 8 reviews
"shopping area"
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"outside seating"
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"free entertainment"
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"visit bournemouth"
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"ice cream"
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"buskers"
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"debenhams"
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Reviewed 6 May 2014

The square can be fairly vibrant during the day and early evening with singers and street artists, but like most places these days it gets full of down and outs, beggars and the homeless, and you can get pestered.

Thank Teamkarma
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Reviewed 30 April 2014

A very vibrant place, where you can enjoy coffee or a meal.Could also be a place to sit and watch the world go by

Thank Maz1952
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Reviewed 25 April 2014

Now being spoiled by the council allowing cyclists to ride their bikes all over.That the lot for me,no way will i risk getting knocked down,and the elderly,disabled,and children will be at full risk.My advice is stay away,in any case too many "chuggers",beggars,drunks,druggies,buskers.A definite no-go area.

Thank BournemouthPensioner
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Reviewed 11 April 2014

Buses to all parts at frequent intervals. Shops great and small and street entertainment with food and drink to complete the package.Don't miss out.

Thank alan g
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