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Top 2 reviews of Paternoster Square
While I would agree with Konstantin that the redeveloped Paternoster Square feels a bit lacking in character, the move of Christopher Wren's Temple Bar has added some character. Wren designed (supposedly) a new Temple Bar following the Great Fire. It stood in Fleet Street (near the Royal Courts of Justice) until 1878, when it was removed to allow traffic to flow more freely. It was taken to... more
I agree with Mija617 & Konstantin about the general character of the place - and I hope you noticed the bit about the clean public toilets - can be a lifesaver in the area.
What it also is, is a great public space. People do not seem to remember what was here before. It was the most monstrous 60's block of offices - this was what Charles rightly describes as a carbuncle on the face of an... more