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Square located in Bloomsbury, central London, with easy access to nearby attractions like the British Museum, Covent Garden and Oxford Street for shopping.
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Reviewed 29 November 2018

The square not only focuses on Ghandi's memorial in the centre and a tree memorialising the victims of war in Hiroshima Japan, it also adjacent to a memorial of one of the sites of the July 2005 terror attacks. The gardens are for local residents...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

This is one of many great squares in London. This is nice with a row of houses along the west side. Th park is mostly grass with a statue in the middle.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

Tavistock Square is a public square in Bloomsbury built in the early 19th century on land originally belong to the Dukes of Bedford. Most of a garden than a square, the square is mostly gras and trees with walkways like you would find in any...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank macedonboy
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Pouring down with rain outside, deceided to take cover and have a coffee, after being charged £2.95 you would expect the place to be clean, well I went to the toilet, seat was wet no sanitizer, bin was overflowing tissue on the floor, dryer so...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

This green space provides quiet and a place for reflection on prominent figures and milestones in time. The centerpiece is a statue of Mahatma Gandhi. Others include the Conscientious Objectors Stone (added 1994) and the cherry tree planted in memory of victims of the bombings...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely peaceful green space in the heart of London. Visited on business and went to the square to do some reading for work. Nice seat in the shade during the stifling heat wave.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely little green space in the heart of this busy part of the city. There is a memorial close by to those who lost their lives or were injured in the horrific terrorist attack. A little bit of peace and quite and place to watch...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Great spot for us when we first arrived in London to await our hotel check in time. Beautiful gardens. Saw our first squirrel trying to steal someone’s picnic :)

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

Created in the early 19th century as part of the development of the Bedford estate, it is one of the smaller squares that run through the estate and, in part perhaps because it was the site of terrorist bombings in July 2005, it has taken...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Located opposite the offices of the British Medical Association this is a lovely little park land and a good spot to stop off and do a little people watching. This was also adjacent to the site of one of four of the London terrorist attacks...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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museums, including the must-see British Museum.
Despite an understandable popularity with students,
tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury
retain a quiet, residential feel year round and
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