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Water Place Park and Riverwalk

Memorial Boulevard, Providence, RI 02903
+1 401-421-8877
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Water fires and ligjt shows

This is acute area of providence. Across from the mall. It has great shows in the summer and beyond... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
Luvingthelord
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Providence, Rhode Island
Nice Area

This is a nice area. The state house is nearby and the park is a decent size. We were able to find... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2017
542bernadettew
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Blaine, Minnesota
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Watch a street artist sketching the city, enjoy a lovely stroll by the river past Venice inspired bridges or see some wonderful public art, all at this well-designed four-acre park and scenic riverwalk, considered to be the heart of the restoration of Providence's downtown area.
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  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Memorial Boulevard, Providence, RI 02903
Downtown Providence
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+1 401-421-8877
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"the river"
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"beautiful place to stroll"
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"luxe burger"
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"waterplace park"
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"great walk"
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"scenic walk"
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"city life"
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"beautiful area"
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"fire show"
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"sunny day"
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"heart of downtown"
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"walk around"
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

This is acute area of providence. Across from the mall. It has great shows in the summer and beyond too. Just went to first new years ball drop and fire works show. Was really nice

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Reviewed 2 December 2017

This is a nice area. The state house is nearby and the park is a decent size. We were able to find parking easily here and there are quite a few nice restaurants around.

Thank 542bernadettew
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

You get a totally different perspective of this area if you visit during the day when it's quiet and when there is an event. When it's empty you can still sit and relax and unwind in a peaceful environment, even though there isn't really anything...More

Thank Ali921
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

The event was incredible, and the build up of the river area is impressive. Whether you want to take a walk by the river, or just take a seat and watch the water go by, the Riverwalk has you covered.

Thank robertahyde
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Beautiful area and walk that ties in nicely with a walk around the Capitol grounds. Plenty of restaurants and shopping.

Thank Cujoe
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

A very nice walk to do on a sunny day, the area is very clean and well presented with nice bridges and boats passing by. It is close by to the city and the train station as well as the state capitol building.

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

Visited here during fire show. Thought the canal and park system were very nice. Clean and well kept. In the middle of downtown. Very charming.

Thank StefMillz
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

This is a fantastic place to walk and look around town. You will be close to downtown and also the capital.

Thank Bethany721
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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

There is nothing which you can call as a view . You may walk around but that you can do it anywhere.We go in the evening might be its better in the morning.

Thank Anshul J
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

The Water Place Park and Riverwalk has one of the most beautiful view of downtown Providence. It is a nice place for a walk or a run before sunset.

Thank D_v_D_USA
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capeanncondo
5 August 2017|
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Response from William S | Reviewed this property |
Well, you're probably already on your way, but parking in Providence is reasonable--IF you are not using hotel valet. I would try for the Biltmore garage, which is quite close to the action. If you wish to dine in a... More
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paulette95
17 May 2016|
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Response from ReddyBro | Reviewed this property |
We went to Providence mid January so I have no first hand information but there is helpful info on the Trip Advisor attractions for La Gondola. There are also a web sites for Waterfire and Water place Park. La Gondola... More
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shapleigh
21 July 2015|
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Response from Christopher F | Reviewed this property |
The Courtyard is right in the heart of Down Town Providence. Stay away from the commercial mall restaurants, and go explore Providences unique restaurants scene. The Roof Top at G Pub is a great place to see some nice views... More
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