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Church is pretty but area is pretty rough.

Met here for a tour and there were a lot of weeds and trash. Doesn't appear it is well maintained... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
BMaud1
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Bedford, Indiana
Insignificant

Only past here to take photos of the Cathedral otherwise I wouldn't have noticed it or gone out of... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2016
AliceR641
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21 Jul 2018
“Church is pretty but area is pretty rough.”
10 Jun 2017
“Lovely contrast to many glass skyscrapers, calm, relaxing place”
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

Met here for a tour and there were a lot of weeds and trash. Doesn't appear it is well maintained. Church is beautiful.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank BMaud1
Reviewed 11 June 2017

An older cathedral and a relaxed park across the street. The park now features efforts to promote pollination via including several bee hives. There are a number of places to sit, relax and enjoy the green space. Having said that, I would not make a...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 14 November 2016

This small (less than 3/4 of an acre) "green" space has nothing to warrant a special visit.unless you're in the area and want to take a rest on a bench or a photo of the Holy Rosary Cathedral across the street. The area consists mostly...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Rumples
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Only past here to take photos of the Cathedral otherwise I wouldn't have noticed it or gone out of my way to visit. A place to sit and eat lunch and currently you can play a piano.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank AliceR641
Reviewed 10 April 2016

The area is very interesting but this square is really ugly. It seems it has been created by chance and not according the area where it is located.

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed 7 April 2016

I was in Prague not too long ago and came across this park full of Junkies, homeless etc, but yet there it was on TripAdvisor awaiting my review, what can you say about such a place? You can't applaud it, it would be rude to...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed 11 September 2015

it is not clear what the designers had in mind for Cathedral Square, but it is certainly was not beauty. The modern touch with a lot of cement and large pipes connecting overhead is an eyesore that is neither interesting nor inviting -- both elements...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 9 March 2014

This is one of the ugliest and poorly designed urban squares I've ever seen. Completely unnatractive and full of vagrants. Avoid.

Date of experience: March 2014
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