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Language : English
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Metro: 4 732 161 (2014)
Zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
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
Fenway Park, Boston
Fenway Park is one of the last remaining classic ballparks in baseball. Even though seating capacity has been increased and amenities have improved, the stadium still retains much of its original charm.
Long Wharf, Boston
As its name implies, Long Wharf was the longest wharf in the Boston Harbor, stretching from the commercial center deep into the harbor. It could easily accommodate even the largest clippers.
Back Bay Fens, Boston
At the turn of the 20th century, the swampy area bordering the newly created Back Bay neighborhood was turned into a parkland by the renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmstead.
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.

Random Boston Tours & Activities
Newport Mansions Small-Group Day Trip from Boston, Boston
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 10 hours
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Self-Guided Boston Scavenger Hunt, Boston
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hrs
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Tour of Historic Fenway Park, America's Most Beloved Ballpark, Boston
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 60 minutes
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Boston Bike Rental, Boston
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: Flexible
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