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Metro: 4 732 161 (2014)
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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
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.
Harvard Yard, Boston
Harvard Yard is a 25 acre large green area at the center of the illustrious Harvard University in Cambridge. It is surrounded by historic 18th century buildings.
Quincy Market, Boston
Quincy Market, built in 1826 as an expansion to the Faneuil Hall, is now one of Boston's most popular attractions thanks to more than 100 shops and restaurants.
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.

Random Boston Tours & Activities
Holiday Lights Pizza Tour, Boston
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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Boston Haunted Running Tour, Boston
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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