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Nice walk in the middle of Harvard

Nice 2 block park in the center of Cambridge and on the Chareles river. Quite nice in spring and... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2017
James W
Birmingham, Alabama
Walking solo

A pretty place to walk alongside the Charles river. Lots of painters/ artists sketching the views... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2016
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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14 Nov 2018
“A really lovely park.”
8 Sep 2017
“my favorite place along the river”
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Reviewed 15 November 2018

Walking in this park in the fall was simply lovely. Not far from the river and a good place, it looks like, to lay out and read when it's warmer.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Leah v
Reviewed 9 September 2017

there are many benches along the various walkways. there is a nice fountain in the center but it is being repaired now i think. lots of people watching opportunities.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

There are 4 gateway entries to the 5-acre John F. Kennedy Memorial Park, marked by pairs of tall granite columns. The granite fountain in the center & the entrance pillars are inscribed with memorable quotations from President Kennedy's speeches. Open greenspace & paths are brilliant...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank ChanEvan
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Nice 2 block park in the center of Cambridge and on the Chareles river. Quite nice in spring and fall.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank James W
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

A pretty place to walk alongside the Charles river. Lots of painters/ artists sketching the views across the park and river. Various places to stop and sit on a bench to admire the view.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank CarolB248
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I was hoping to see a beautiful fountain in the park. So disappointed to see that there was no water, lots of graffiti, dirty...the park was peaceful and right across the street was a boathouse with crews rowing on the Charles. That was nice to...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank patentgeek
Reviewed 12 September 2015

It is very charming and calm place to sit in the middle of Harvard Square! In the summer it is specially great because you can sit in the sun and appreciate the quiet space around a busy area.

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank Danuza
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Very good and a very moving museum.loads of photos and information to view. Very clean museum and nice shop to buy souvenirs. Bus from centre of town to front of museum.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Maria M
Reviewed 4 June 2015

Go here on a Sunday during the summer, since Memorial Drive is closed for cars on that day, from April until October. Because the only downside to this small and nice little park, is the noise and pollution from the car traffic nearby.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Bicycle_traveller
Reviewed 18 November 2013

Just a couple of blocks away from the Harvard Square scene, Kennedy park has a great view of the Charles River. Bring your book, food or just relax, it is large enough to get away from any crowds that may intrude in your space. In...More

Date of experience: November 2013
1  Thank Frank G
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