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Language : English
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Metro: 4 732 161 (2014)
Zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
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
South Station, Boston
South Station is a monumental railway station built at the end of the 19th century. After it was saved from demolition in the 1970s the building was thoroughly renovated in the 1980s.
City Hall, Boston
This icon of brutalist architecture is one of the city's most controversial buildings, as the concrete building contrasts heavily with Boston's historic architecture.
Stata Center, Boston
The chaotic looking building opened in 2004 at MIT's campus in Cambridge, causing much controversy due to its unconventional design. The structure still polarizes architecture critics.
Beacon Hill, Boston
Beacon Hill, a small district in central Boston is one of the city's oldest. The 19th century area district with brick houses in Federal, Victorian and Georgian styles even has some streets paved with cobblestones.

Random Boston Tours & Activities
Nantucket Christmas Stroll, Boston
  • Duration: 2 days
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Holiday Lights Pizza Tour, Boston
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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The Revolutionary Story Tour: An Epic Walking Tour of Boston, Boston
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 210 to 240 minutes
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Language Class, Boston
  • Duration: 1 hour
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