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Telfair Square

Savannah, GA
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Named for a Family!

This square is named to honor the Telfair family, which includes a former Governor and Congressman... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
urbanguy
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Richmond, Virginia
Nice little Savannah Square

Nice square but surround areas kind of ruin the charm of it. Savannah I think goofed on this one... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
matjaz2002
,
Gainesville, Virginia
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good60%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
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“nice square” (2 reviews)
“barnard” (2 reviews)
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Savannah, GA
Downtown
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This square is named to honor the Telfair family, which includes a former Governor and Congressman. A very nice densely wooded property.

Thank urbanguy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice square but surround areas kind of ruin the charm of it. Savannah I think goofed on this one. It is one of the first four square laid by James Oglethorpe in 1733. It was originally named St James Square. This is another one of...More

Thank matjaz2002
Reviewed 15 October 2016

This is a pretty little park on the DOT Bus system route. Real close to many downtown restaurants. The surrounding buildings are worth seeing.

Thank Bob19512014
Reviewed 14 January 2016

This is one of the first four squares laid out by James Olgethorpe in 1733 to ensure natural green space for the citizens of the new city; these formed a larger square of buildings overlooking the Savannah River. Originally named St. James Square in honor...More

Thank jeffl499
Reviewed 11 January 2016

Savannah’s a beautiful city, especially the historic district. So what exactly happened around Telfair Square is beyond me. There are two buildings and a parking garage that are hideous and ruin the charm of the park. They appear to be constructed out of cheap gas...More

1  Thank DarkRoads
Reviewed 2 May 2014

We were encouraged to walk from the Visitor's Center to Forsyth Square. Telfair was the first square on the list and the main focal point for us were the statues in front of the art museum. the park benches looked inviting and if later in...More

3  Thank James H
Reviewed 16 February 2014

We stopped at Telfair Square to enjoy our chocolates and the sunshine and it just happen to be during the book signing festival. The park is beautiful and were able to visit with others enjoying the benches. Even got to speak with Paula Deen. You...More

1  Thank Katherine A
Reviewed 24 May 2013

I used to eat my lunch here when I worked downtown. I miss it, and it is surrounded by all of the art museums, one of which has the greatest gift shop on the planet. Buy presents for everyone you know here, way better than...More

2  Thank Laura M
Reviewed 17 November 2012

savannah is dotted with squares like this. the grass is green, plenty of benches available, great to walk the dog or stop for a rest. lots of shade.

1  Thank rantag
Reviewed 4 October 2012

This is another one of Savannah's great squares. I was disappointed to see that the statue was not there, although I can understand why. This is a great place to spend some time and just relax. Its worth a stop.

1  Thank bwco
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