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Must see if you're in Providence!

This is a beautiful street and what postcards are made of! The street is as beautiful during the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
nt33311
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Providence, Rhode Island
When a walk is what you need to soothe your heart and soul....

We noticed some reviewers say " not much more than a stroll" --I will add, oh-but how beautiful... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ANNE R
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New England
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A mile of history is packed onto this cobblestone street lined with historic buildings. The Nightingale-Brown House, built in 1792, home to five generations of the Nicholas Brown Family (of Brown University) is a "must see" on the block.
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Providence, RI
College Hill
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"john brown house"
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"brown university"
in 19 reviews
"historic street"
in 5 reviews
"historical society"
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"walking tour"
in 11 reviews
"baptist church"
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"homes and churches"
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"great street to walk"
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"interesting walk"
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"new england"
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"walk along"
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"pleasant stroll"
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"beautiful streets"
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"rhode island school of design"
in 6 reviews
"step back in time"
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"college hill"
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"tour guide"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful street and what postcards are made of! The street is as beautiful during the day as it is at night. Night time, however, brings out a charm that takes you back in time. The street is absolutely gorgeous in the fall...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We noticed some reviewers say " not much more than a stroll" --I will add, oh-but how beautiful this stroll will be! The homes and churches, views through the openings between rooftops, the little gardens tucked here and there-the DOORWAYS!!! is a small delicious feast...More

1  Thank ANNE R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Benefit Street is the center of College Hill, Providence. It is a quaint road full of lovely old buildings. Although nothing particularly impressive, the street is good for a brief stroll.

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

Very historic street with lots of very old buildings. Nothing much to really do except look since most are businesses or homes.

1  Thank kevin s
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

This is a great street to walk through the historical homes of Providence. Most have placards on the front that tell when they were build and in some cases moved there. Nice architecture and leaves you wondering what it would be like to be there...More

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Reviewed 29 November 2017

I love Providence and this is one of my favorite streets. You have to admire the citizens of Providence as they really take care of their homes. They do not do tear downs the way so many areas do. As a result you have a...More

Thank Decor71
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

One of the few streets it is easy to park in. No real through traffic to worry about, so you can have a leisurely stroll and view the dates and residents of the buildings. The footpath is a bit uneven and is tree lined. It...More

1  Thank phil52_10
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

A nice little street that stretches through Providence, close to the University with some nice shops and cafes.

1  Thank thesuitcaserdiaries
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

The street is lined with old historical colonial houses, mansions, and buildings. The street lamps, cobbled sidewalks, mature trees, and excellently kept houses with gardens, all give a VERY idyllic vibe to the area. Grab a coffee and stroll around for hours in relaxation. Truly...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

Always delightful daytime or night: a feast for the eyeballs. I wandered around at 1 am when I couldn't sleep and it was spooky, I wandered around during the day and it was delightful.

Thank BeverlyWriter
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Response from juanvlp | Reviewed this property |
No there's not, but hotel nearby like The Hilton and biltmore can help with may questions yo have, and also in tayer st brown university there'S places for answers.
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