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Scottsdale Civic Center

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Neighbourhood: Downtown Scottsdale
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Address: 2nd Street, Scottsdale, AZ
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Great outdoor space

Library, Scottsdale Center for the Arts, fountains, art work and access to Old Town Main Street, great place for picnics, green space for kids to run around, spots for fun... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chris H
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Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
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Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
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189 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Library, Scottsdale Center for the Arts, fountains, art work and access to Old Town Main Street, great place for picnics, green space for kids to run around, spots for fun festivals and easy access to parking and walking around Old Town.

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Daytona Beach, FL
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a large park with lots to see. Several restaurants of all types and prices. Some evenings there are concerts outdoors that are just great. A must see when the weather co-operates. If not, you can stroll down the street to the Rusty Spur for a drink.

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Chandler, Arizona
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Normally I would not think to recommend a government complex a a must-see stop, but the landscape, fountains, gardens and sculptures here (with a wealth of historical information) make this a destination worth visiting while you are in Scottsdale. There are also some great restaurants located (walking distance) nearby

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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176 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

My aunt was visiting from PA so we toured the sculptures in the Civic Center Plaza after we visited the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art next door. She was impressed by the number and variety of artworks in the garden. The flowers are always lovely as well. She enjoyed seeing a bride and groom getting their pictures taken in front... More 

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Napa Valley, California
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221 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We saw the love sign that is great to take pictures in front of. We took pictures of others and they took pictures of us. IRS centrally located, by the Scottsdale Stadium where the Giants play. Also by the Scottsdale Center for the arets

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New York City, New York
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20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

It is quite large and very well maintained. Close to arts and galleries. It's a nice walk through and stroll.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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62 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Love this area to walk around, enjoy the weather and see what Scottsdale used to be like. Walk down to old town, sit by the fountain and maybe something will be happening in the area you can watch, like music or an event. Eat at some of the places that have been in Scottsdale forever and are throwbacks.

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Thank animalsrock2016
Kitchener, Canada
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455 reviews
228 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

The Civic Centre is an oasis in town. We were really surprised once we entered and wandered through. Worth a visit

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Thank Phil G
Mass.
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97 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

I was really taken aback by the presence of water fountains and pools of water. My expectation of Arizona was DESERT! This is a pleasant area to walk through.

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new York
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142 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Lovely area surrounded by many restaurants. You can just stroll and relax here. SMOCA is nearby which is a venue for many performers and concerts. A restaurant bar called AZ 88 is nearby which offers food and great drinks.

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