boston
Country : United States
Currency : US Dollar (USD)
Language : English
Population
City: 589 141 (2000)
Metro: 5 819 100 (2000)
Time
Zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
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Boston
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
Faneuil Hall, Boston
Faneuil Hall, a historic building in Georgian style is the center of Boston's Faneuil Hall Marketplace, a popular area with foodstalls, restaurants, shops and street entertainment.
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.
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.
Bunker Hill Monument, Boston
This obelisk was erected in 1842 on Breed's Hill in Charleston. It commemorates the Battle of Bunker Hill of 1775, where the colonial army lost a battle against the British.

Random Boston Tours & Activities
Boston Segway Tour, Boston
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 1 hour or 2 hours
From USD
$60.00
Boston Super Saver: Cambridge, Lexington and Concord Tour plus Hop-On Hop-Off Boston Trolley, Boston
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: Coach tour: 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
From USD
$65.60
Boston TV and Movie Sites Tour, Boston
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$40.99
Boston Lunch Cruise, Boston
  • Average Rating:3.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$56.20



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