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
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.
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.
Massachusetts State House, Boston
This 18th century building is one of the grandest of its time. The architect was later awarded the supervision of the construction of the Capitol building in Washington, DC.
USS Constitution, Boston
Known as 'Old Ironsides', this historic warship was built at the end of the 18th century. Now a national landmark, it is one of the most popular attractions on Boston's Freedom Trail.

Random Boston Tours & Activities
Boston Ghosts and Gravestones Tour, Boston
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$39.90
Boston Brewery Tours, Boston
  • Duration: Varies
From USD
$85.00
Boston Super Saver: Cambridge, Lexington and Concord Tour plus Hop-On Hop-Off Boston Trolley, Boston
  • Average Rating:3.5/5 stars
  • Duration: Coach tour: 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
From USD
$65.60



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