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North End

Address: Boston, MA 02109
Phone Number: 617-720-2283
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Ranked #6 of 413 things to do in Boston
Type: Neighborhoods, Other
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Dining, People-watching, Shopping, Walking
Fee: No
Owner description: This Italian neighborhood, Boston's oldest, is known for its...
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Type: Neighborhoods, Other
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 architecture and aromas of delicious food, and visit Paul Revere's house and the Old North Church while you're in the neighborhood.
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Lynn, Massachusetts
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

The North End is a must see walk around tour of the old Italian neighborhood....with all the great smells and hospitality of the Italian people....

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

The North end is a small area in Boston and it is a must see, especially if you want to have a more authentic Italian meal that isn't too expensive depending on where you eat! The closest T stops to the North end are Haymarket (green line) and Aquarium (blue line). You can walk to the North end from both... More 

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Cordoba, Argentina
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

You have a lot of fantastic places to visit, old churches mantained with the essence of the past, old historical houses. There is also a great gatronomical offer, from simple and famous pizza restaurants to more sofisticated places, with the touch of Italians.

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Denver, Colorado
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44 reviews 44 reviews
15 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

North End offers everything. The historical sites of Old North Church, Paul Revere's House, and Copp's Hill Burying Ground can take your imagination back to the time of the American Revolution and earlier. On the weekends, try the cultural experience of the open air Haymarket. At any time there is a multitude of wonderful Italian restaurants.

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New York City, New York
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Boston's North End is a far superior Italian neighborhood to Little Italy in NYC. There are many excellent restaurants serving authentic an more upscale Italian food. There are great places for pastry and Gellato and for good measure you can follow the freedom trail to see Paul Revere's house and the old north church. Come here and eat

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Boston, Massachusetts
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

You cannot go wrong in Boston's North End...Excellent Restaurants, scenery and people. Try to plan on going when they have a festival.

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Bourne, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

if its not the best pizza in boston its in the top 3, great oven. almost 90 years old. great pie without silly toppings

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Fabulous Italian food. Home to Old North Church and other historical sites. Near the Aquarium and large waterfront park. Best walking as streets are narrow.

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Leawood, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Just walk around and let your nose guide you. A very quaint part of Boston. Pizza, pasta, bakeries, oysters...the north end has it all!

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Quincy, Massachusetts
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This used to be a great place - 15 yrs ago. I've bern many times....Then, slowly, the original, family-owned places closed, and larger restaurant groups bought out nsny restaurants and raised prices and quality dropped. Seriously - there are WAYYY better places to go to get Italian food -in places easier to access than the North End. Also, don't go... More 

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