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)
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
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.
John Hancock Tower, Boston
The glass John Hancock Tower was built in 1976 and is the tallest building in Boston. The modern structure designed by I.M. Pei contrasts with the neighborhood's 19th century buildings.
New England Aquarium, Boston
The main attraction of Boston's aquarium is the 'Ocean Tank', a large circular tank with sharks, seaturtles, barracudas, moray eels and many more exotic species.
Copley Square, Boston
Copley Square, located in the fashionable Back Bay district is surrounded by architectural landmarks such as Trinity Church, the Boston Public Library and the John Hancock Tower.

Random Boston Tours & Activities
Salem Witch City Day Trip From Boston, Boston
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 7 hours
From USD
$45.94
Day Trip to Martha's Vineyard, Boston
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 12 hours
From USD
$105.00



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