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Victoria Square

Birmingham B1 1BD, England
+44 121 693 6300
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An entertainment square

The Victoria square is a fantastic place to watch all kinds of liberty in Birmingham, musical... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
welasisi
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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City centre square surrounded by building works

This square is surrounded by iconic buildings - the Town Hall and the Museum of Art from Victorian... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nicholas H
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London, United Kingdom
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This square has been changed recently from a grassy slope used for picnics during summer days to a European-style pedestrian plaza that is accessible throughout the year.
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good45%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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Birmingham B1 1BD, England
Ladywood
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+44 121 693 6300
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Victoria square is a fantastic place to watch all kinds of liberty in Birmingham, musical bands, artists, singers and people showing their options about political issues around the world. Also there are the symphony orchestra building and the Birmingham museum. Amazing place to watch...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This square is surrounded by iconic buildings - the Town Hall and the Museum of Art from Victorian times and the latest developments, the Birmingham Library/Rep Theatre building and the International Convention Centre. But there's a huge amount of building work going on as part...More

Thank Nicholas H
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

A lot of building work going on here and around this are due to regeneration work etc .There were pedestrian diversions too ,so not at its best at present!.

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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Victoria Square is exactly that, a square. Nothing exciting or thrilling to see here. If you made a special journey to see it...why !?!?!? It's easily reached from Colmore Row, New Street and Hill Street which all lead into it. The square has the Council...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2018

A traffic free area !! There is currently much transformation in progress in preparation for hosting the Commonwealth Games in 2022. The square - centre of the city - is dominated by an impressive landscape of the Council House, Town Hall and wide sweeping steps....More

Thank Paula110
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

This is perhaps the oldest civic square in the city, and it affords a wonderful view of the frontage of the Council House. There aren't really any cafes in the square itself where you could linger, although there are a few on the edge of...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Very busy when we visited due to the commonwealth games handover. Lots of civic buildings around make this an attractive area.

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Reviewed 23 March 2018

Yes, it is very touristy, cliche and overpriced, but it is still one of the best Christmas markets I have visited outside of central Europe. I loved trying all the hot drinks and typical treats, the atmosphere was simply magical with people singing and just...More

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Reviewed 11 March 2018

People often say to me that one Starbucks is just the same as another. This is not the case in my experience. There are some good ones and some not so good ones. This is of the former category because of the large amount of...More

Thank Glen M
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely civic space at the top of New Street with some gorgeous buildings around. However, development work, pedestrian corridors and other elements are marring the experience at the moment. The last time I was here there were stairs and fountains, today they...More

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Lisa F
21 November 2017|
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Response from Brad P | Reviewed this property |
The market gets really busy in the evening, there's no entertainment for kids other than a merry go round near the church.
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brian-lfc75
30 September 2017|
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Response from rk505 | Reviewed this property |
Snow hill car park is reasonable, it's less than a 5 minute walk to the German market
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