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.
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.
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.
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.

Random Boston Tours & Activities
Boston Ghosts and Gravestones Tour, Boston
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$39.90
Boston Whale Watching Cruise, Boston
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$51.45



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