boston
Country : United States
Currency : US Dollar (USD)
Language : English
Population
City: 655 884 (2014)
Metro: 4 732 161 (2014)
Time
Zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Boston
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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
Back Bay Fens, Boston
At the turn of the 20th century, the swampy area bordering the newly created Back Bay neighborhood was turned into a parkland by the renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmstead.
Trinity Church, Boston
This Romanesque church, located in the fashionable Back Bay district was built in the late 19th century for the Trinity parish. The granite and stone building is 64 meters high and weighs a massive 40,000 ton.
Rowes Wharf, Boston
Rowes Wharf is a modern development on Boston's waterfront. Completed in 1987, the complex is typified by its large archway known as the Gateway to Boston.
Back Bay, Boston
Back Bay, developed in the 19th century, is a district in French style. Most of its brownstone houses, built for the richer Bostonians, have survived the demolition frenzy of the 1960s & 1970s.

Random Boston Tours & Activities
Prepaid Travel SIM Card for Boston, Boston
  • Duration: Flexible
From USD
$60.00
Boston TV and Movie Sites Walking Tour, Boston
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 90 minutes
From USD
$25.00



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