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Still A Dump

I was under the impression that the gardens were up for a makeover but it certainly hasnt happened... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Howard-Liverpool
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Pretty colours

I has a brief walk through the area on a dark, wet evening, and enjoyed the coloured lights from... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
L3K
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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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This massive central square with its picturesque gardens is surrounded by large hotels, shops and restaurants, and presents a bustling and vibrant area of the city that is full of shoppers, business people, tourists and party-goers, day and night.
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  • Poor18%
  • Terrible30%
1 week ago
“Still A Dump”
1 week ago
“Needs attention”
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Manchester, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was under the impression that the gardens were up for a makeover but it certainly hasnt happened. The place is litter strewn and far from glamorous. Did anyone desihn this place? It is worth looking back at the original gardens and how beautiful they...More

Thank Howard-Liverpool
Reviewed 1 week ago

I has a brief walk through the area on a dark, wet evening, and enjoyed the coloured lights from the fountains. Pretty!

Thank L3K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This area is in desperate need of attention, when you look at old photos of the area it is such a shame it is this state. I understand the local council have plans to put some improvements in, I hope they will consult with their...More

Thank Peter J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The name sounds better than the place actually is. A small green space surrounded by trams, shops and general buildings. OK if you are into shopping, I suppose.

Thank Clivel_98
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ok some of the people aren't really worth watching, but, all of humanity passes through these gardens. Nice in the sun, nice at night. Just sit and be thankful for what you have!!

Thank KaneyCumbria_England
Reviewed 31 October 2017

An elevated tram stop which is eerily silent and an open-plan bus station frequented by hard-up looking local people adjoin a grey concrete wall that has a prison-like quality, and behind this, a large patch of grass and a fountain: Piccadilly Gardens. Homeless men in...More

1  Thank Marty98
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a stop off here. Buskers playing and a water feature to entertain my son while I took 5 minutes. Visited a few times and friendly folks usually strike up conversations while you people watch. Lovely outdoor space.

Thank Julie H
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Nice fountain that lights up. Looks great at night. She food stalls that are quite overpriced. Very busy even on a Thursday afternoon. Nice to cut through for a short cut

Thank toni-lou1991
Reviewed 15 October 2017

The name "gardens" is a misnomer as there are no actual gardens here. There used to be before the city council dug it all up & replaced it with fountains and concrete and put a tram service through it. Anyhow, its functional and kids like...More

Thank david n
Reviewed 2 October 2017

lots of shops around the gardens two many to name but theirs plenty to do and see very helpful people as always will more than likely be going back for a revisit to have a good look around

Thank craiggoo7
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