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
Louisburg Square, Boston
Located in the picturesque Beacon Hill district and surrounded by 19th century brick rowhouses, Boston's only private square marks one of the city's most prestigious addresses.
Bunker Hill Monument, Boston
This obelisk was erected in 1842 on Breed's Hill in Charleston. It commemorates the Battle of Bunker Hill of 1775, where the colonial army lost a battle against the British.
Beacon Hill, Boston
Beacon Hill, a small district in central Boston is one of the city's oldest. The 19th century area district with brick houses in Federal, Victorian and Georgian styles even has some streets paved with cobblestones.
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.

Random Boston Tours & Activities
Boston New Year's Eve Dinner Cruise, Boston
  • Duration: 4 hours
From USD
$222.57
Boston Sunset Cruise, Boston
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 90 minutes
From USD
$34.59



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