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
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.
Old State House, Boston
This is one of Boston's most historic buildings. On July 18, 1776, the citizens of Boston first heard the words of the Declaration of Independence here, read from atop the balcony of the Old State House.
Louisburg Square, Boston
Located in the picturesque Beacon Hill district and surrounded by 19th century brick rowhouses, Boston's only private square marks one of the city's most prestigious addresses.
Massachusetts State House, Boston
This 18th century building is one of the grandest of its time. The architect was later awarded the supervision of the construction of the Capitol building in Washington, DC.

Random Boston Tours & Activities
Plimoth Plantation Living Museum Day Trip from Boston, Boston
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 6 hours
From USD
$65.00
Boston Dinner Cruise, Boston
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 3-hours
From USD
$98.12
Boston Tall Ship Day Cruise, Boston
  • Duration: 1.5 to 3 hours
From USD
$39.90



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