"Copley Square" Copley Square Tip by zChris

Copley Square, Boston: 30 reviews and 67 photos

  Copley Square
by zChris

Definitely check out Copley Squarethe cultural hub of the Back Bay. On this side of the square is Trinity Church, considered a masterpiece of Richardsonian Romanesque architecture, by H.H. Richardson himself. The church has established itself as a Boston landmark and is well known by architects worldwide. Step inside; the interior is even more beautiful than the facade. Rising to the right of the Trinity and reflecting its beauty is the <b><font color=brown>John Hancock Building</font></b>, the tallest in Boston and all of New England. At the top of the Hancock is an observation deck with the best view of the city of Boston- downtown to the east; the Back Bay, Charles River, and Cambridge to the North; the Prudential Center and Fenway to the west; and the South End to the south. Going to the top of the Hancock cost $6 for an adult. Copley Square park itself is beautiful, with a summertime garden and winter ice sculptures. There's a uniue fountain, and concerts are held here during the summertime.

Directions: Bounded by Boylston, Dartmouth, Clarendon, and St. James Streets
T stops: Copley (Green Line), Back Bay Station (Orange Line)

Review Helpfulness: 1.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jun 25, 2003
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