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Prince's Square

Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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One of Launceston's great parks

An elegant old park in Charles St, with a beautiful interesting fountain and fence. Worth a short... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Aussieuks
,
Hobart, Australia
to die for

OMG. walked in expecting a crowd enjoying the early morning sun and peace of the park, was amazed... read more

Reviewed January 2, 2018
Kez W
,
Perth, Australia
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“lovely park” (2 reviews)
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Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

An elegant old park in Charles St, with a beautiful interesting fountain and fence. Worth a short walk to see and enjoy it.

Thank Aussieuks
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Reviewed January 2, 2018

OMG. walked in expecting a crowd enjoying the early morning sun and peace of the park, was amazed to find I was the only one there. Great place to meditate , the Fountain is so beautiful could not stop taking photos . every one should...More

1  Thank Kez W
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Reviewed November 21, 2017

Princes Square is on the Cnr Elizabeth Street and St John Street. Beautifully maintained gardens with a huge water fountain in the centre. We sat on one of the benches and enjoyed the peace and the sound of the water fountain. Nice place to chill...More

1  Thank Christopher017
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Reviewed October 30, 2017

This is a beautiful park that contains an excellent collection of exotic trees, gardens and many fountains envied the landscape. There is also a statue of Dr. William Pugh, a famous surgeon who was believed to be the first Australian to use ether as an...More

Thank Judi L
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Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

This relatively small CBD park features manicured lawns and well established european trees. It also has a distinctive water fountain gifted by the French in the 1850's. A statue of Dr William Pugh stands on the steps at the St John Street end. Dr Pugh,...More

Thank wtandy
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Reviewed July 27, 2017

Lovely old style park, great place to sit and relax.Interesting buildings adjacent to the park. Toilets in the park too.

Thank Deb D
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Reviewed June 26, 2017

Whenever we visit Tasmania we make sure we wander through this delightful park. Especially in Autumn and winter. The fountain is a favourite of mine. Launceston has great parks and don't miss this one

Thank 51vonda
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Reviewed May 8, 2017

The fountain with its sculptures is worth a visit, we found this place on our way to Coles for marketing

Thank Toong S
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Reviewed April 29, 2017

Prince's Square is one of Launceston's prettiest landmarks. It was developed from about 1850 on, so everything that is growing there looks established and lush. There is a classical style multi-tiered fountain that is set at the center of the park and it is a...More

Thank VWriter
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Reviewed April 6, 2017

it's an old park,clean and tidy with the fountain.It's good for picnic,eat lunch,meeting people.There are bench,clean grass to relax.

1  Thank nenycute
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