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Granary Square, London

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Granary Square is a large open space in the London Borough of Camden. Comparable in size to Trafalgar Square, it is part of the larger King's Cross Central development. It has been cited as an example of a privately owned public space in London. The new Central Saint Martins complex is adjacent.The square incorporates a fountain consisting of 1,080 individual jets rising from the flush paved surface of the plaza. Each jet has its own independently-controlled pump and multi-color illumination. As of March 2015, visitors to the square can interact with the fountains to play a mobile version of the Snake game.Other squares in the development will include Station Square, Pancras Square, Cubitt Square, and North Square.
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  • Granary Square is on the banks of Regent's Canal in the heart of King's Cross. This large open space incorporates a choreographed fountain consisting 1080 individual jets of water rising from the pave...  more »
  • What a great location just behind St Pancras station. The water fountains kept the young children entertained for ages. And nice restaurants around about as well plus the beautiful canal.  more »
  • Just let the kids play. Enjoy sun. Relax. It is a lovely place. Close to the kings cross station. Great food joints near by.  more »
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  • Excellent place to hang out, eat, drink or just chill. Very laid back vibe due to the University being there and the surroundings are a great mix of Victorian Industrial era fused with the modern. Kings Cross is a stones throw away and during the summer a walk along the adjacent canal is a must.
  • Very beautiful place, always hosting events every other weekend and it brings out its beauty at nights with a pretty display of colorful lights in it's fountains and it is really culturally immersive when they hold their diverse and accommodating events - every independent seller has the opportunity to show their wares here and this is what makes this place so pleasantly unique - it is also a 5 minute walk from Kings Cross St Pancras station
  • A nice place to relax and have a coffee or a bite to eat. Bring the kids, they will enjoy the fountains... You can even enjoy a leisurely walk along the canal.
  • Nice summer hangout place. Canal, Steps with fake green and some food/drink places, and its central. It's right next to kings cross so getting there is super easy. Definitely recommend.
  • Beautiful and friendly place with different events every weekend. There are many places to drink or eat and is great for families and friends.