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Top Ten Sites in Boston

Freedom Trail
Freedom Trail

Your visit to Boston must include a Walk Into History along the Freedom Trail. You can start your Freedom Trail tour at the beginning, middle, or end and wend your way through the modern city streets. This is Boston's (and your) indoor/outdoor history experience. The Freedom Trail has 16 official sites.

Faneuil Hall
Faneuil Hall

Faneuil Hall is one of four historic buildings in a festival marketplace, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, which includes three historic granite buildings called North Market, Quincy Market, and South Market adjacent to the east of Faneuil Hall, and which operates as an indoor/outdoor mall and food eatery.

Boston Common
Boston Common

Boston Common (also known as the Common) is a central public park in downtown Boston, Massachusetts. It is sometimes erroneously referred to as the Boston Commons. Dating from 1634, it is the oldest city park in the United States.

North End
North End

The North End is Boston’s oldest neighborhood. Haven’t been there? Boston.com gives you 5 things to do when you go.

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New England Aquarium
New England Aquarium

The New England Aquarium is one of the premier visitor attractions in Boston, with over 1.3 million visitors a year, and a major public education resource. The New England Aquarium is one of the premier visitor attractions in Boston, with over 1.3 million visitors a year, and a major public education resource.

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Boston Harbor
Boston Harbor

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Fenway Park
Fenway Park

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Beacon Hill
Beacon Hill

Beacon Hill is a historic neighborhood in Boston, Massachusetts. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the population of Boston's Beacon Hill neighborhood is 9,023. It is a neighborhood of Federal-style rowhouses and is known for its narrow, gaslit streets and brick sidewalks.

Public Garden
Public Garden

Established in 1837Two centuries separate the creation of the Boston Common and the Public Garden, and what a difference that period made.In 1634 the Common was created as America’s first public park; it was practical and pastoral with walkways built for crosstown travel.

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Back Bay
Back Bay

In 1966, the Massachusetts Legislature, "to safeguard the heritage of the city of Boston by preventing the despoliation" of the Back Bay, created the Back Bay Architectural District to regulate exterior changes to Back Bay buildings.

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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Old North Church
Old North Church

Christ Church, long known as "Old North," has deep roots in Boston’s North End. Though it is remembered today as a symbol of patriot defiance, the story of Old North is a reflection of the deepening divisions between "Friends of the Government" and "Sons of Liberty" in Revolutionary Boston.

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Bunker Hill Monument
Bunker Hill Monument

Provincial forces fortified to the south and west of Boston in April and May, 1775, while British forces fortified "the Neck" at the south end of Boston, Boston Common, and Copp's Hill. Click on the image to explore map.

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Copley Square
Copley Square

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Old State House
Old State House

The Old State House is a historic building in Boston, Massachusetts, at the intersection of Washington and State Streets. Built in 1713, it was the seat of the Massachusetts General Court until 1798, and is one of the oldest public buildings in the United States.

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Museum of Science
Museum of Science

Museum of Science: Then and Now Permanent Exhibit Learn the Museum's story through artifacts and interactive displays — from the "Chamber of Curiosities" to visions of the future.

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USS Constitution Museum
USS Constitution Museum

By USS Constitution Museum | 3 comments USS Enterprise in 2004. Like Constitution’s live oak timbers, CVN-65’s nuclear power plant gave her an advantage of indeterminate value.

Paul Revere House
Paul Revere House

Learn about Paul Revere, his revolutionary acts, his family, and his business ventures. ... The Paul Revere House. 19 North Square Boston, MA 02113 617-523-2338

Newbury Street
Newbury Street

East of Massachusetts Avenue, Newbury Street is a mile-long street lined with historic 19th-century brownstones that contain hundreds of shops and restaurants, making it a popular destination for tourists and locals. The most "high-end boutiques" are located near the Boston Public Garden end of Newbury Street.

Prudential Tower
Prudential Tower

The Prudential Tower, also known as the Prudential Building or, colloquially, The Pru, is an International Style skyscraper in Boston, Massachusetts. The building, a part of the Prudential Center complex, currently stands as the 2nd-tallest building in Boston, behind 200 Clarendon Street, formerly the John Hancock Tower.

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Meet Isabella & Her Museum. Meet Isabella & Her Museum Learn about the daring visionary and the Museum she created. Learn about the theft. STORIES AND MORE.

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John F
John F

Book your tickets online for the top things to do in Boston, ... John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library. 3,208 reviews #8 of 413 things to do in Boston

Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area
Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area

. . . where you can walk a Civil War-era fort, visit historic lighthouses, explore tide pools, hike lush trails, camp under the stars, or relax while fishing, picnicking or swimming-all within reach of downtown Boston.

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Granary Burying Ground
Granary Burying Ground

The Granary Burying Ground was established in 1660. Page Sections Town officials set aside for burials part of what was then the Boston Common to help alleviate overcrowding in the nearby King's Chapel Burying Ground.

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Harvard Square
Harvard Square

Harvard Square is a triangular plaza at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue, Brattle Street, and John F. Kennedy Street, near the center of Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States.

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USS Constitution
USS Constitution

The Naval History and Heritage Command, Detachment Boston, is housed in Building 24 and is responsible for the maintenance, repair and restoration of USS Constitution at the Navy Yard. Across the pier from Constitution in Building 22 is the USS Constitution Museum.

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Massachusetts State House
Massachusetts State House

Today, the Massachusetts State House is one of the oldest buildings on Beacon Hill, and its grounds cover 6.7 acres of land. Tours of the Massachusetts State House are available to the public.

Trinity Church
Trinity Church

Trinity Church in the City of Boston, located in the Back Bay of Boston, Massachusetts, is a parish of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts. The congregation, currently standing at approximately 3,000 households, was founded in 1734.

Boston Children's Museum
Boston Children's Museum

For 100 years, Boston Children's Museum has been a leader in Boston and within the museum community worldwide. The Museum is a private, non-profit, educational institution that is recognized internationally as a research and development center and pacesetter for children's exhibitions, educational programs and curriculum.

Harvard Museum of Natural History
Harvard Museum of Natural History

What’s the buzz at the Harvard Museum of Natural History? It’s all about BEES! After a long winter nap, our honeybee hive is humming again. The hive is located in It’s all about BEES! After a long winter nap, our honeybee hive is humming again. The hive is located in

John Hancock Tower
John Hancock Tower

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Arnold Arboretum
Arnold Arboretum

From opportunities to learn about important topics in classes and lectures to informal gatherings in the landscape like Tree Mobs™ and Bonsai and Penjing Pavilion Open Houses, the Arboretum strives to engage the public to cultivate a deeper appreciation of nature through this world-class collections of plants.

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Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum
Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum

The Boston Tea Party Museum is located on the Congress Street Bridge in Boston. It features reenactments, a documentary, and a number of interactive exhibits. The museum features two replica ships of the period, Eleanor and Beaver.

Chinatown
Chinatown

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Franklin Park Zoo
Franklin Park Zoo

1 Franklin Park Rd. Boston, MA 02121 617-541-LION (5466) Get Directions Sat., June 2: In preparation for our wine-tasting event, Uncorked, Franklin Park Zoo will close at 4:00 p.m. Admission tickets will be sold through 3:30 p.m.

Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston

New Art, New Experiences The ICA offers a robust variety of exhibitions, music, dance, film, talks, tours, family activities, and teen programming throughout the year. Expand your horizons with every visit and discover something new.

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Charles River Esplanade
Charles River Esplanade

Boston's Charles River Esplanade is a beautiful park tucked ialong the banks of the river. The Hatch Shell hosts concerts during the year, Nice spot to picnic. Ample vendors are present during events.

Prudential / St
Prudential / St

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Old South Meeting House
Old South Meeting House

Old South Meeting House Today Since 1877, Old South has served as a museum, historic site, educational institution, and a sanctuary for free speech. In the 1920s, Old South enacted a policy to grant the use of the building to groups otherwise denied a public platform.

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Castle Island
Castle Island

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Boston National Historical Park
Boston National Historical Park

National Park Service Logo National Park ... National Historical Park Massachusetts. ... Boston's Freedom Trail comprises sites that have witnessed almost 400 years ...

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Waterfront
Waterfront

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Spectacle Island
Spectacle Island

Spectacle Island was a great little dose of nature when we needed a break from the city. We love Boston and have visited many times but I was looking to explore something new. We brought one teenager, some snacks and swimsuits.

Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway
Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway

The City of Boston, MassDOT, A Better City, ... Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway Conservancy, 185 Kneeland Street, Boston, MA 02111, (617) 292-0020

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Park Street Church
Park Street Church

Park Street small groups are Christ-centered communities of three to thirteen people who meet together regularly in order to grow in grace and wisdom, hear God’s word and put it into practice, spur one another on toward love and good deeds, and pray for each other faithfully.

Thompson Square / Bunker Hill
Thompson Square / Bunker Hill

It is located in the Thompson Square - Bunker Hill neighborhood of Boston. It has building amenities including onsite management, fitness center, on site laundry, residents lounge, secured entry, wheelchair accessible, and elevator.

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Emerald Necklace
Emerald Necklace

The Emerald Necklace Conservancy has opened the Emerald Necklace Visitor and Volunteer Center in the Back Bay Fens. The Center is a hub for volunteers to come together for service projects as well as a training ground for Emerald Necklace Docents and Interpretive Guides.

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Boston Harborwalk
Boston Harborwalk

We were In Boston only 1 day and we took a walk by the harbor. It was late in the day and the water was ABSOLUTELY beautiful. There is an amazing view of the city skyline.

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The Fens
The Fens

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Georges Island
Georges Island

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