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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.
Old South Meeting House, Boston
Old South Meeting House was built in 1729 as a Puritan place of worship. It soon became a place were revolutionaries gathered, most famously on the eve of the Boston Tea Party.
MIT, Boston
The campus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology - one of the world's most prestigious universities in engineering and science - is dotted with architectural masterpieces and modern sculptures.
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.

Random Boston Tours & Activities
New England Aquarium, Boston
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: Flexible
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Boston Ghost Tour by Candle-Lit Lantern, Boston
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 90 minutes
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Boston's Frost Ice Bar, Boston
  • Duration: 45 minutes
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