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
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.
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.
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.
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
Boston Ghost Tour by Candle-Lit Lantern, Boston
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 90 minutes
From USD
$25.00
Boston Beantown Trolley and Harbor Cruise, Boston
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: Varies
From USD
$35.00
Boston Shore Excursion: Boston Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour, Boston
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: Ticket valid for 24 hours
From USD
$40.95



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