boston
Country : United States
Currency : US Dollar (USD)
Language : English
Population
City: 655 884 (2014)
Metro: 4 732 161 (2014)
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
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.
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.
Rowes Wharf, Boston
Rowes Wharf is a modern development on Boston's waterfront. Completed in 1987, the complex is typified by its large archway known as the Gateway to Boston.
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
Guided Bike Tour of Boston, Boston
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 2.5-hrs to 3-hrs
From USD
$57.75
Sip of Boston Brewery Tour, Boston
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$65.00



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