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Came across these little friends while looking for a seat.

These statues are a conversation starter. After we bought some milkshake from a truck placed on the... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2017
holidaycoco
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Chengdu, China
via mobile
Great Photo Op

These statues commemorate the Boston Marathon - the finish line is right across the street. They’re... read more

Reviewed October 28, 2017
Cara C
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Boston, Massachusetts
via mobile
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Dec 11, 2017
“Came across these little friends while looking for a seat.”
Oct 27, 2017
“Great Photo Op”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Copley Square, Boston, MA
Jamaica Plain
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Reviewed December 11, 2017 via mobile

These statues are a conversation starter. After we bought some milkshake from a truck placed on the square we were looking for somewhere to sit down, when we saw these little friends. I love how Boston cares for things like this and it's worldwide known...More

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Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

These statues commemorate the Boston Marathon - the finish line is right across the street. They’re a great (and unexpected) photo op right outside Trinity Church.

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Reviewed June 27, 2017

This statue is located in Copley Square across the street from Boston Public Library. It's a cute statue and a good photo opportunity. It's not something to necessarily go out of your way to see, but Copley Square is filled with iconic Boston attractions, so...More

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Reviewed June 24, 2016

There are statues all over Boston, but the ones that I remember most are from the tale of 'The Tortoise and the Hare'. It's a story about commitment and determination over natural ability and I liked it because it applies to us all. I was...More

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Reviewed November 17, 2015

Copley Plaza is worth a stroll through. It is surrounded by the Trinity church, John Hancock building, the public library, is the end to the Boston Marathon and site of the Boston Marathon bombing. The Tortoise and Hare Statues are part of the appeal of...More

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Reviewed November 10, 2015

An interesting pair of statue figures you can see in Boston are that of the Tortoise and Hare located near the pool on Copley Square. These are another local creation of Nancy Schön (1993) who also gave Boston the Making Way for the Ducks statues...More

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Jamaica Plain
This Boston neighborhood feels like a distinct
community unique and separate from the bustle of other
areas. Beautiful Victorian homes, restaurants with an
emphasis on being eco-friendly and providing local and
organic food, and a large Hispanic community. Visit
Centre and South streets for restaurants, cafes, and
little shops. The Arnold Arboretum is a beautiful,
large green space well worth a visit if you venture to
...More
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