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Marion Square

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Address: Charleston, SC
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A section of Charleston where hotels, restaurants and nightlife are found.

A section of Charleston where hotels, restaurants and nightlife are found.

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Lovely Park

Many of the historic district hotels are near this lovely park, complete with large grassy areas for lounging, playing frisbee, or sitting by the cool fountain.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Piscataway
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49 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Many of the historic district hotels are near this lovely park, complete with large grassy areas for lounging, playing frisbee, or sitting by the cool fountain.

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Arlington, Virginia
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited just after Christmas & there was a lovely lighted tree in the park, with lots of smaller lit trees and one incredibly lit palm tree. There was a Chanukah celebration, activities at New Years and lots of free space for young ones to race around. In addition, it is another historic area, with the old citadel building, now... More 

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Shrewsbury, New Jersey
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walking back from dinner we cut through Marion Square. We really enjoyed how nicely it was lit up for the holiday season.

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Kennett, Missouri
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the fountain at Marion Square. It's a beautiful place, and if you are able to catch the market or a movie on the square it makes for a grand day.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Marion Square is beautifully decorated at Christmas, including a walk-through lighted Christmas tree!

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Cape May, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

We enjoyed the Farmers Market here, with the local crops and food and crafts. We were able to sample some items which was fun and nice. Prices reasonable. Good shopping as well.

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Troy, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

We started every morning by walking to Marion Square and sitting on the swings on the pier. Then we would walk along East Battery to White Point Gardens. Great views!

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Waynesville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Huge, well-kept area in the midst of Charleston.Walking-friendly, surrounded with history AND modern. Handles large crowds (observed annual Thanksgiving 5k Turkey Trot) with memorials, plaques, and shade for quiet moments. Nice.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

This is a lovely square where there's always something happening. But the real activity is on Saturday, when there's an open air market including a ton of ready to eat food. We got breakfast and sat on a park bench (there were tables, but we left those for folks with kids). What a relaxing morning, watching the folks eat, shop,... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

The first night we were there, this park was pretty deserted. At dusk, there were homeless people lying asleep on the ground,and I didn't feel quite safe walking though there. The next morning, however, there was a great farmer's market set up,with produce, food trucks and craft vendors. Prices were very reasonable and there were cute dogs everywhere!

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