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“Come on England - ready for Brazil World Cup 2014?”
Review of Old Market Square

Old Market Square
Ranked #6 of 129 things to do in Nottingham
Certificate of Excellence
Lahti, Finland
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“Come on England - ready for Brazil World Cup 2014?”
Reviewed 14 June 2014

Old Market Square is very lively area of Nottingham City. I was there almost alone early in the morning but some hours later it was full of people enjoying sunny day. And they were evidently ready for World Cup celebration there ;)

Visited June 2014
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“Take the kids on a hot and sunny day”
Reviewed 29 May 2014

On our last visit their was a local food market going on so we were able to have an al fresco lunch in the square although their are various food outlets surrounding the area. Take a towel and a change of clothes and let the children run wild in the water fountains, Nottingham Old Market Square is lovely and tidy now that the old slab square has been removed, great place to people watch and relax. Real fun for the children, at Christmas the square is transformed into an outdoor skating rink and Christmas market so there is always something going on.

Visited May 2014
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“old market square”
Reviewed 3 May 2014

I have lived in nottingham all of my 67 years,and always thought that the city missed a chance to do something really spectacular reguarding the water features, when you look at some of the spanish efforts for instances the fountain in los americas tenerife it is fantastic with music accompanyment each time hugh jets explode and the colour change its brilliant it draws hugh crowds, the seating around our square and the space itself is adaquate and serves many differert attractions, fair play on that one, but what they could have done with the water features would have put nottingham in the box seat in the whole of the east midlands and beyond to be the the must place to visit, in a smaller way look at the clock in the vic centre, very unusual and iconic in its inception, in the early days it attracted a lot of people, attractions need radacal thinking and the water in the square just does not do it

Visited May 2014
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“Dump”
Reviewed 14 April 2014 via mobile

A dirty city a dump it smells its dirty the square is rubbish horrible place will not b going back their

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“Beautiful but boring!”
Reviewed 29 March 2014 via mobile

An empty spaced place, with some fountains and a council house. Nothing special. Surrounded with new buildings that ruin the view.

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