5 Highlights of Harvard Square

The bustling junction of Massachusetts Avenue and Brattle Street serves as the heart of Harvard Square. This is a place that has attracted professionals to protestors with its open spaces and collection of restaurants. Here 5 highlights of of Harvard square you should definitely check out.

  1. Harvard University

What’s a visit to the Harvard Square without taking a tour of its namesake university which the most well-known university in the world. You can enjoy the striking architecture of the campus on an hour-long-free student led tour that starts from the Holyoke Center.

  1. Harvard Film Archive

Harvard Film archive houses one of the largest collections of films in New England. Here you can find selections from diverse catalogue ranging from the old time classics to the Hong Kong kung-fu flicks.

  1. Comedy Studio

If you are looking to spend some time loosing up and relaxing and laughing a bit then Comedy Studio should be on your list. This Harvard Square spot offers you rib tickling stand-up comedy of the seedy Boston type. You can enjoy all the humor while feasting on food from the Chinese restaurant downstairs.

  1. The Coop

A paradise whether you’re a book-lover or not, this place houses a plethora of publications. The bookstore’s large stock of general interest books complemented by the friendly staff and not to forget the discounts offered will surely make you enjoy your time there.

  1. The Square

With the jugglers, street artists, musicians and all the vibrant mass of people thronging the streets, this is a place for all. Pick out an outdoor bench, bring in some snacks to munch on while you spend your day or stroll around there taking pictures, either way you will be dazed by the vibrancy of the square.

Harvard square has a lot to offer and this list is just a glimpse of it!

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