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North End

Boston, MA 02109
617-720-2283
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As featured in 3 days in Boston
Ranked #4 of 208 attractions in Boston
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Type: Neighborhoods
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Dining, People-watching, Shopping, Walking
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: This Italian neighborhood, Boston's oldest, is known for its wonderful restaurants and historic sights. Walk the cobblestone streets to take in the... more » Owner description: This Italian neighborhood, Boston's oldest, is known for its wonderful restaurants and historic sights. Walk the cobblestone streets to take in the architecture and aromas of delicious food, and visit Paul Revere's house and the Old North Church while you're in the neighborhood. « less
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San Diego, California
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77 reviews 77 reviews
23 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

On a sunny summer Saturday after a harbor cruise, we wandered over the Big Dig up the hill to Paul Revere's house and the Old North Church. Those were the stated destinations, but the getting there and getting back were the real fun. From the Long Wharf where you catch most of the cruise boats, its no more than 10... More

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Avilla, Indiana
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60 reviews 60 reviews
33 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

We traveled to the North End for both the history, and the Italian food. While there we took in the house of Paul Revere, The Old North Church, and lunch @ the Cantina Italiano. Be warned, though, most of the restaurants, though many, do not open for lunch. Most open @ 4:00 p.m.

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Olympia, Washington
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Walked through the North End, had lunch at one of the wonderful Italian restaurants, and saw the historical sites. Spend some time immersing yourself in the area, Italian is spoken by many of the residents, and everyone is warm and friendly.

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Marlton, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Can't say enough about the food. Seafood at Neptune, Italian food at Straga and pastries at Modern. Last time I went it was restaurant week, so prices were a bit more reasonable. This time it was a bit of sticker shock. None the less, it was well worth the money.

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Sparta, New Jersey
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213 reviews 213 reviews
53 attraction reviews
188 helpful votes 188 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

This wonderful neighborhood is filled with a great combination of restaurants, bakeries and historic sites such as Paul Revere's House and the Old North Church. Strlling though this neighborhood anytime of the day or night is a very enjoyable experience.

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Tampa, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

The North End was great. It is filled with wonderful restaurant s and interesting shops. We also enjoyed going into the beautiful old churches. The people in the North End were very friendly. Loved eating cannoli at Mike's Pastry.

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Cali
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Great stores in an enourmous mall. Huge place, beautiful park and houses, buildings. The street layout is very wide and organized.

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Round Lake, Illinois
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40 reviews 40 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW via mobile

Nice and beautiful street with plenty of Italian restaurants and Bakeries. Best of the bunch are Mike's Bakery and Giaccoma Ristorante (I am sure I am butchering the name), but expect to wait an hour or more during busy hours. There are many more restaurant that you can try if you have more time, unlike us.

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Indiana
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232 reviews 232 reviews
58 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

So many places to dine, so little time. Plus it is so much fun to just walk around and people watch. The buildings are beautiful, both at night and during the day. Great place!

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Bergen, Norway
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99 reviews 99 reviews
54 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Boston North End is simply beautiful. Even if you're on a tight time schedule, don't miss out on this. t's such an important part of Boston's history and culture. Walk around, take pictures, visit the different attractions and have some great food. Absolutely lovely.

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