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closeBoston, founded in 1630, is one of the country's oldest cities. Often called the cradle of American history, it boasts a large number of historic landmarks and monuments. The 20th century added a series of skyscrapers to the skyline of church spires.
This cosmopolitan city has a relaxed atmosphere. The historic districts such as the charming Beacon Hill and the trendy Back Bay would fit nicely in any European city.
Random Boston Highlights
Prudential Center, Boston
Prudential Center is a complex originally built in Boston's Back Bay district during the 1960s as one of the city's first urban renewal projects. The centerpiece of the complex is the 750ft / 229m tall Prudential Tower.
Copley Square, Boston
Copley Square, located in the fashionable Back Bay district is surrounded by architectural landmarks such as Trinity Church, the Boston Public Library and the John Hancock Tower.
Boston Common, Boston
The nation's oldest public city park and the adjacent public garden form central Boston's green lung. The park is also the starting point for the Freedom Trail.
Long Wharf, Boston
As its name implies, Long Wharf was the longest wharf in the Boston Harbor, stretching from the commercial center deep into the harbor. It could easily accommodate even the largest clippers.

Random Boston Tours & Activities
Plimoth Plantation Living Museum Day Trip from Boston, Boston
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 6 hours
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Boston Beantown Trolley and Harbor Cruise, Boston
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: Varies
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Boston Photography Tour: Beacon Hill, Boston
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 90 minutes
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