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Welcome to Harvard Square Each year, over 8 million men, women and children visit Harvard Square. Visitors come for a variety of reasons; this is a place of history, of books, of ideas, and of learning. It is a place of bookstores and coffee houses...more
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We had a good lunch nearby and hit the starbucks, but it was not unlike other retail areas during the day. We then took a walk through campus which was very nice, but had it not been located near the school, there would be no...More
It was hard to tell that you were in Harvard Square. It isn't a square as much as a neighborhood or area. There are lots of empty spaces where restaurants and retail went out of business. I would have loved some signage or something to...More
Fun but only if you take public transportation. Parking is extremely limited and the driving experience can be very irritating due to the many one way streets and often confusing and contradictory parking signs.
I visit Harvard Square often, as it has a number of wonderful and diverse type of restaurants for breakfast, lunch, dinner or just drinks and appetizers. Also lots of shopping and site seeing, especially with Harvard University right there...as well as a number of museums.
There are many nice spots all over the district but this is the heart of it. Major subway and bus station nearby makes your life easier to reach here and go somewhere else. I am still discovering many nice spots near the square. No need...More
For those visiting Boston, Harvard Square is an easy MBTA Red Line ride to the Harvard stop. Not only does the Square have many shops and restaurants, but is also adjacent to Harvard University. Two interesting facts for history buffs: the Square was home to...More
In for a weeklong seminar at Harvard Business School, I stayed just around the corner of Harvard Square. Pretty good restaurants and shops around in multiple categories to keep animated for a couple of days.
Took the Red Line subway from Boston on a cold winters morning to visit Harvard Square, and the surrounding University buildings. It was very fast and clean, upon exiting the subway we headed off to find a restaurant for breakfast. The whole area around the...More