Boston

Boston City

One of America's most historic cities is also among the most progressive

A leading intellectual and cultural hub, Boston has long been associated with a certain patrician snootiness, yet, thanks to the constant influx of young blood to its numerous universities, it is a centre for fresh ideas and cutting-edge arts. Although its charming old neighbourhoods are impeccably preserved, this is a modern and increasingly style-conscious city, proudly displaying the results of decades of intensive urban regeneration.

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Arnold Arboretum, a path.
Attraction
4.7
One of the world's leading centres for plant study
View from Boston Common
Attraction
4.5
Local park is the focal point of the city
Outside the Boston Naval Yard Commander's Quarters.
Attraction
4.8
The easiest way to tour
View from the cheap seats at Fenway Park
Attraction
4.8
Home of the Red Sox
Freedom Trail
Attraction
4.8
Take in the rich history of America’s Revolution
John F Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum
Museum
5.0
Relive the powerful story of the Kennedy years
Exquisite dining at L'Espalier
Restaurant
4.5
The elegance of French cuisine with a local twist
Seating at Boston's Mistral
Restaurant
4.5
Acclaimed French restaurant
Outside the Museum of Science
Museum
5.0
Over 500 interactive exhibits
Image of New England Holocaust Memorial.
Attraction
4.8
A monument to remember those lost in the Holocaust
Rialto Chef Jody Adams
Restaurant
4.0
Best of Boston 2009 Italian
Inside Samuel Adams Brewery.
Bar/Pub
5.0
A brewery with tours and samples
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On top of Breed's Hill at the Bunker Hill Monument.
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