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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
Living nearby Harvard square I am always amazed by the number of tourists that can sometimes outnumber the students/locals. However, this keeps the area alive with plenty of shops and restaurants for those of us who reside in less commercial areas nearby.
This area has nice looking shops and would be a pleasant place to walk around if a) it was a sunny warm day and b) there was parking. We drove around for almost an hour and then managed 40 minutes parking in a 2 hour...More
We were in Boston and thought it would be fun to walk around Harvard Square and Harvard Yard. It was a better warm day and we enjoyed ourselves completely. Really busy with lots of students walking around. We went to the statue of John Harvard...More
Listened to a car talk show on NPR years ago, done by two guys whose officers are the above. Fun to go just to see they still are there, if for no other reason. Thoroughly enjoyed their show even though I'm not particularly a car...More
Recent trip to Boston brought us to Cambridge for brunch on a Sunday afternoon. Spent some time wandering around Harvard Square. So much history here! Interesting and busy area but definitely worth a stroll. Enjoyed the small Farmer’s Market. Friendly people and great produce. Charming...More
I had a day to go do whatever I wanted while my husband was at work. I decided to visit Harvard square and some shops around. It was fun to people-watch and to get some food and coffee. The Harvard bookstore was a great spot...More