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Lafayette Square

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Neighbourhood: Lafayette Square
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Address: Missouri St at Park Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63104

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Beautiful city park

One if my favorite parks to walk, take my daughter to the playground, watch the ducks, or just relax. Not only is the park beautiful but the architecture and landscaping of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 January 2017
Saint Louis, Missouri
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

One if my favorite parks to walk, take my daughter to the playground, watch the ducks, or just relax. Not only is the park beautiful but the architecture and landscaping of the surrounding homes is breathtaking

Thank retailtrail
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

A friend lives in Lafayette Square and every time I visited I could see myself living there. Beautiful Victorian houses, historic park, cool bars and restaurants, strong community and great neighbors... what's not to like! This is a place I want to live and it looks like it is actually going to happen. Great place to spend a Saturday or... More 

Thank RMD994
Addison, Texas
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189 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Some of the best restaurants and B&B's in St. Louis. Small walkable neighborhood.Large park designed by NYC's Central Park guru planner offers nights of free outdoor music and/or old movies...you will see audience members with buckets of chicken and camp stools next to safari pop up tables covered with linens and fine china...all age groups attend. Second oldest part of... More 

Thank fitzmary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

One of the must see locations of St. Louis boasting the oldest walking park west of the Mississippi River. The residential architecture is one of the best in town. The "painted lady" homes are beautiful. great neighborhood to stroll through. Great restaurants, wine/chocolate bar and coffee shops, as well as great bed and breakfasts locations.

Thank Cjackiii
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

This is one of the largest collections of Victorian homes in the nation, top restaurants, beautiful park and nice walk-around area. You will not be disappointed, also look up when they have their house tours, those are awesome.

Thank mdforensicspros
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is an inner city park, but it is large enough to play many hide-and-seek type games. There is a playground (in the direct sun during summer mornings), a number of statues, beautiful trees and plantings. Best of all, there is a pond with many ducks , geese and lovely white swans! Bring lots of stale bread; they all want... More 

Thank Nancy H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

A beautiful and peaceful park to have some down time. What a bonus for the neighborhood and a pleasant reminder of what life was like in the early 20th Century.

Thank Teresa H
Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

This is a beautiful park surrounded by lovely restored Victorian homes and a wrought iron fence. The park holds a fair amount of events during the year; vintage craft shows, bands, outdoor movies, and the upcoming Strange Folk Fest. There's plenty of food options near the park as well.

Thank rduinc
Terre Haute, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

We stumbled upon this location on our way to find great ice cream one rainy Saturday afternoon while staying in the St. Louis area to spend time with family. Just driving through this area is worth the trip to see these old elaborate homes. Imagine the house from stage movie Meet Me in St. Louis or the family home of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

A beautiful small park surrounded by superb Victorian 'Painted Lady' houses, worthy of the best parts of Paris or London.We stayed in a B&B in the Square and always felt perfectly safe and there are some excellent eateries within easy walking distance.

Thank KaceyNorfolk

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