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“European Flair in Downtown Saint Paul”
Review of Rice Park

Rice Park
Ranked #28 of 128 things to do in Saint Paul
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 17 June 2014

Rice Park is flanked by cobblestone streets and the ornate Saint Paul Hotel, lending the small park an almost European feel. The park is anchored by a beautiful fountain. The shady trees and wide benches make it a nice place to eat lunch during the summer.

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Reviewed 23 May 2013

Beautiful ice sculpture during the winter time and christmas lightings,music, food, ice rank, and pony rides.

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Reviewed 20 November 2012

Rice Park is a quaint little park right downtown. Its a nice place to just sit and relax. And the history surrounding it is beautiful. You have the old Central Library Building, the Landmark Center, the Ordway Theater, and the St. Paul Hotel all around you. During the Winter Carnival, Rice Park hosts the ice sculptor contest among other things.

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Reviewed 17 November 2012

Every January the St Paul Winter Carnival sponsors and Ice Carving Competition. We have frequently gone to Rice Park to see them. It is also close to Cosetta's Italian Restaurant and Market. A place not to miss.

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Reviewed 21 October 2012

After nearly half an hour looking for a parking spot, we made it to Rice Park as we strolled the streets of Minnesota’s Capital City. The park wasn’t too big, but the Peanuts Sculptures made it a truly Minnesotan experience for us. Nice place for a stroll, a few photo ops, and/or break on a stroll through the city.

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