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Anchored by the modern John Hancock building and the stately Trinity Church, this area is known for its upscale restaurants and stores.
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  • Average9%
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560 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116-3603
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The square is not very large with a big portion dedicated to bus stops (Logan express and duck bus, hop on bus,...). There is a small green space and a few benches that will hold a dozen people. There is generally a constant stream of...More

Thank giffenk
Reviewed 6 days ago

This space is very well landscaped with lots of flowers, a fountain and tables/benches to sit at/on. Many people were enjoying a beautifully warm October Saturday in the square which is just across the street from the Boston Public Library and caddy corner to the...More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 6 days ago

Not much to add- the tittle says it all. This was a great place to sit and relax in the middle of Boston city.

Thank joandlg
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely area to walk and enjoy the shops. During new years this is a great place to come together and roll in the new year as the countdown us displayed on a nearby building.

Thank Dan E
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful area surrounded by magnificent architecture! Trinity Church, Boston Public Library and the John Hancock Buildings to name a few. Also the site of the Granite slab showing the engraved names all winners of the Boston Marathon. Eerie feeling passing by the area knowing...More

Thank lynnprin
Reviewed 1 week ago

This square has a covered glass walkway all the way around,albeit via very posh shops and other retail units,but to its credit has a Dunkin doughnuts near the skywalk tour desk.

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Step outside to enjoy the sunshine for a few minutes in teh square. Everything feels close to this location, whether you are looking to eat or take public transportation. TIP: Keep an eye out for fresh produce vendors or lunch trucks

Thank CuriousTravelerRadio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed walking around here, but we didn't buy anything. It got too pricey for us. I'd say it is better to go to the Fanuil marketplace as it is less pricey. But Copley Square was still nice to walk around.

Thank pspoker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can keep very busy here. Convenient to many things. Duck boat tours and trolley tours are located here.

Thank Loui51
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is construction in the area, but the square itself is not as nice as it has been in the past. Many homeless people hanging in front of the church and the grounds are not well maintained.

Thank Harris H
Back Bay
Wander around this quintessential neighborhood in the
heart of Boston for high-end shops, restaurants, and
the feeling of city bustle. Its most identifiable
skyscrapers, the Prudential Center and John Hancock
Tower, are highlights of the city skyline. Visit
Newbury street to explore unique and trendy boutiques
– as well as every other kind of store imaginable –
all housed in beautiful brownstone buildings. In nice
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Jeanna M
1 August 2016|
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Response from MilakdM | Reviewed this property |
Copley Square is an open area that never closes. It is more vibrant before 6pm. Shops in Pru mall close at 6-7pm on Sunday. Restaurants are open late. Library is open noon-5pm. I am not sure about trinity church or... More
27 March 2015|
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Response from MilakdM | Reviewed this property |
Honestly I would try to stay close to the city or close to a T station. Unless you have a car, Chelsea, Woburn & Peabody are hard to get to and you will waste too much time travelling. I think your best bet is to go for... More