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“Bright open square” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Senate Square

Senate Square
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Private Guided Helsinki City Tour
Ranked #9 of 277 things to do in Helsinki
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Drogheda, Ireland
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86 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Bright open square”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2013

Lovely square, have a coffee and pastry in Cafe Engle. Be in the square any evening at 17.49 and hear the music.

Visited October 2013
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Not much beyond the square.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2013

The square is the heart of the city. There is not much beyond the square. A few shops with some basic souvenirs. It is worth a stop, but don't plan on spending too much time. I recommend the city tour to get the narrative about this historic district.

Visited May 2013
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Hannover, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Just a square”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2013

The main draw for this is that this area serves as the iconic Helsinki skyline (the church perched on steps). It took a few minutes to check it out - that's all. There is great shopping in the area and a bunch of restaurants. I wouldn't plan on being here for longer than a few pictures. Apparently it is popular with the locals as they have festivals and concerts here.

Visited October 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Square in Town”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2013

There was a good craft/food market here with several rows of stalls the night we were there. We bought souveneirs and street food.

Visited December 2012
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Kingsteignton, United Kingdom
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“Nothing special”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2013

The square is a square, not much going on, no markets or shops, a nice monument in the middle and the impressive steps up to the Lutheran Cathedral.
Nice but lets not get excited.

Visited August 2013
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