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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
Trinity Church, Boston
This Romanesque church, located in the fashionable Back Bay district was built in the late 19th century for the Trinity parish. The granite and stone building is 64 meters high and weighs a massive 40,000 ton.
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.
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.

Random Boston Tours & Activities
PhotoWalks Back Bay Tour, Boston
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 90 minutes
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Tour de Boston Bike Tour, Boston
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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Private Customized Walking Tour of Boston, Boston
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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Boston Shore Excursion: Boston Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour, Boston
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: Ticket valid for 24 hours
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