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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
Paul Revere House, Boston
Downtown Boston's oldest building was home to one of the city's most famous patriots, Paul Revere. The wooden house was originally built in 1680 by Robert Howard.
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.
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.
Custom House, Boston
The Custom House was built in 1847 as a Greek temple near the waterfront. The building became Boston's first skyscraper in 1913, when a tower was added on top of the neoclassical temple.

Random Boston Tours & Activities
North End Pizza Tour, Boston
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Private Boston Movie Sites Tour with Driver, Boston
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Full-Day Trip to Plymouth and Newport from Boston, Boston
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