Copley Square

Plaza · Back Bay East
Boylston St (at Dartmouth St), Boston, MA 02130, United States
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    Kevin L.
    "Boston Public Library is one of my favorite places in the city."(4 Tips)
    "Critical Mass -dedicated workspace for early stage entrepreneurs"(3 Tips)
    Stacy Y.
    "Check out the turtle and hare statues in the middle of the park!"(2 Tips)
    Lynn C.
    "Farmers Market on Tuesday and Friday, from June through November!"(2 Tips)
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  • Forno H.

    Place os incredible

    Forno Heathy Options · October 13
  • Liam N.

    2015 Best Literary Series: Boston Book Festival "… crowds [converge] on Copley Sq to attend panels & keynotes w/ such int'l luminaries as Herbie Hancock, Doris Kearns Goodwin, & Norman Foster …"

    Liam Nee · August 5
  • Arnie T.

    So much going on around here; it was quite an experience!

    Arnie Taylor · July 12
  • Bjørnar H.

    Don't plan on walking on sidewalks after a recent snowstorm. Crap snow clearing. ..

    Bjørnar Huse · February 25
  • Nicholas H.

    Just a pretty square in a bustling part of Boston. Check out the Church and the Boston Public Library adjacent to the west of the square.

    Nicholas Harrison · October 29, 2014
  • cartoonztnz w.

    When have no place to go... This is the place to come!

    cartoonztnz wangsrimongkol · October 18, 2014
  • Alexandra M.

    Great place to lay out in the sun

    Alexandra Mottern · September 21, 2014
  • Hard R.

    Nice and relaxing spot in the middle of downtown.

    Hard Rocker · September 19, 2014
  • Raphael Armand

    Lovely square

    Raphael Armand · August 31, 2014
  • Harumi U.

    Park in the middle of all actions. The discount ticket shop is right here for shows

    Harumi U · August 19, 2014
  • Claire C.

    Farmers market on Fridays!

    Claire Castleman · August 7, 2014
  • Kizzy F.

    Boston Public Library is beautiful

    Kizzy Fothergill · August 3, 2014
  • Mike B.

    Great place to sit and watch the world go by.

    Mike B · May 11, 2014
  • Mashable

    Here: Critical Mass -dedicated workspace for early stage entrepreneurs to work, learn, collaborate and start new companies.

    Mashable · March 20, 2014
  • Keith V.

    Check up the beautiful Trinity Church!

    Keith Vigs · January 4, 2014
  • Matthew S.

    Awesome celebration at Copley Square for the RedSox rolling rally!

    Matthew Smith · November 2, 2013

    I guess this is good!! Read more · October 23, 2013
  • Favecast

    Check out this review - awesome place to be on a beautiful day Read more

    Favecast · October 17, 2013
  • Remzıye A.

    great boston:)

    Remzıye Akpolat · August 28, 2013
  • Kevin L.

    Boston's best kept secret is in Copley Square. Boston Public Library is one of my favorite places in the city. Be sure to check out Bates Hall, especially at night.

    Kevin LaPerle · August 3, 2013
  • Matt S.

    This is an amazing treasure!! Visit !

    Matt Scutchfield · July 27, 2013
  • Lynn C.

    Farmers Market on Tuesday and Friday, from June through November!

    Lynn Crisci-Lynn Julian · July 21, 2013
  • Humayun R.

    Grab a coffee and sit by the water fountain. It's pretty relaxing to people watch.

    Humayun Rashid · July 13, 2013
  • Abdullah S.

    Nice area surrounded by many attractions and hotels.

    Abdullah Sobiyl · July 2, 2013
  • Geoff D.

    Watch out for aggressive beggars and panhandlers-they seem to target single men and older people

    Geoff Davey · May 18, 2013
  • Marcus E.

    Memorial at Copley Sq. Boston MA

    Marcus Eckensberger · May 5, 2013
  • Michael I.

    Paying my respect to the victims of 4.15.13. Boston Strong!

    Michael Ikoma · April 28, 2013
  • Marc G.

    A perfectly clear day backdrop for a beautiful makeshift memorial.

    Marc Gilman · April 27, 2013
  • mike c.


    mike crisafulli · April 26, 2013
  • Kristen R.

    Copley is back to being full of the hustle and bustle and vitality it once knew! Please support the local businesses on boylston and the surrounding area!

    Kristen Richard · April 24, 2013
  • MR. D.

    He memorial is beautiful, Boston Strong

    MR. Dockery · April 24, 2013
  • Cherry G.

    I love the diverse people you meet and all the little stores and cafes...

    Cherry Gomez · March 29, 2013
  • Paul H.

    Critical Mass is here! Starts at 5:30 on the last Friday of every month. Bring your bike.

    Paul H. · December 6, 2012
  • Alex Z.

    Farmers market on Tuesdays & Fridays from May-November.

    Alex Zinn · December 5, 2012
  • Eric O.

    There are often news reporters filming pieces on the Library side of the Square. Try to stand in the background of their shot.

    Eric O · October 31, 2012
  • Philip K.

    There is a crazy homeless lady that shouts abuse at people. Fun to watch.

    Philip Kravtsov · October 8, 2012
  • Barbara H.

    Sleep with the homeless here.

    Barbara Hahn · June 24, 2012
  • Mike S.

    Critical mass on Fridays at 5:30!

    Mike S. · May 25, 2012
  • Jake S.

    Check out the creepy statue of Bishop Philip Brooks by the sculptor Saint-Gaudens here; he is most famous for the Robert Gould Shaw Memorial on the Boston Common.

    Jake Smith · May 22, 2012
  • Gisele M.

    Massive group yoga tonight in Copley square. Warrior 2 never looked do good!

    Gisele M · March 23, 2012
  • Stacy Y.

    Check out the turtle and hare statues in the middle of the park! Also the Boston public library is just a stones throw away and has a beautiful courtyard.

    Stacy Y. · December 20, 2011
  • Eileen C.

    Look for the Kickass Cupcakes truck on the left of the BPL every Friday!

    Eileen Cham · November 26, 2011
  • Reinny C.

    Nice upscale shops

    Reinny C · November 15, 2011
  • Evelyn L.

    filled with tourists in the morning sometimes.

    Evelyn Ling · November 12, 2011
  • Mark H.

    Very well patrolled by MA state police

    Mark Hall · November 11, 2011

    Great people watching. Grab a bite at one of the food trucks

    SNOCRU · October 29, 2011
  • Michael C.

    Best place in Boston to jaywalk!

    Michael Chase · October 24, 2011
  • Leigh M.

    "It was in my heart to help a little because I was helped much." - Khalil Gibran. Engraving on monument

    Leigh M · October 20, 2011
  • Sean B.

    great place to people watch!

    Sean Bender · October 4, 2011
  • IWalked Audio Tours

    Originally created by Huntington Ave intersecting 2 smaller spaces & called Art Square. Renamed 1883 in honor of 18th century painter John Singleton Copley (see park statue). More info in blog.<LINK> Read more

    IWalked Audio Tours · September 20, 2011

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