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Ice skating each winter in the space where the canal boats used to arrive in the days of the Erie... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
New York City, New York
for the walking traveler

Syracuse has its depressing parking lots and some unfortunate ugly-to mediocre "modern" buildings... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Springfield, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Ice skating each winter in the space where the canal boats used to arrive in the days of the Erie Canal. Frequent festivals, farmers markets and such... Beautiful monuments.

Thank dotsdashes2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Syracuse has its depressing parking lots and some unfortunate ugly-to mediocre "modern" buildings. BUT it is well worth the time for anyone who enjoys strolling around faded urban centers. There are many lovely buildings from the 19th and early 20th century. I spent an an...More

Thank Allensandraalexmarc
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Maybe it was the time of day, i.e. early morning, but the place was quiet with few people around, the water jets were doing their thing, the monument and statues were reflecting the sun. The Clinton Square is huge and strategically located. Would have liked...More

Thank Charles G
Reviewed 13 September 2018

This is very nice place to visit if you are already at downtown and visiting other places.You can sit and relax here for some time.There is a small pond there and it is made beautifully. I liked this place!

Thank mehtas2018
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

In the middle of downtown. Wasn't extremely busy. Holds a Soldiers and Sailors Monument which honors Onondaga County Civil War Veterans. The monument stands next to a large water feature. Also holds the Jerry Rescue Monument which honors a fugitive slave. Also a nice monument.

Thank shari w
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Music,farmers markets,food fests,cultural fests,ice skating in the winter ,check the listings always something happening.

Thank AnnaMarie F
Reviewed 2 September 2018

A great place to see some of the beautiful architecture in Syracuse, and even learn a little interesting history. My sisters and I walked over here while we were waiting for a table at a nearby restaurant, and it was a wonderful way to spend...More

Thank Reina H
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Clinton Square is adjacent to downtown Syracuse and fills the space once occupied by the Erie Canal and the buildings that housed canal-related businesses. If you are in downtown Syracuse anyway, it's a nice place for a brief walk around, but not somewhere you'd make...More

Thank Joe H
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

A very interesting place to visit getting some history of the area the monument that is there in memory of wars thought. But the area is used well Spring summer fall festivals or just sit and have lunch or read a book from the signs...More

Thank leed809
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The ice skating here in the winter time is fantastic for the kids and even better for a first date. And its close proximity to Armory square and Hanover square make it centrally located to many bars and restaurants. And in the summer Clinton square...More

Thank CaseyN160
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16 April 2018|
Response from exptraveler2016 | Reviewed this property |
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24 June 2017|
Response from Karen R | Reviewed this property |
Only at selected street side meters and in some nearby private parking lots.