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Address: Boston, MA 02109
Phone Number: 617-720-2283
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Dining, People-watching, Walking, Shopping
Description: This Italian neighborhood, Boston's oldest, is known for its wonderful...
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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Come for the history

I could spend days here but only got to spend an afternoon. So much history and so much to experience. Overall I enjoyed the time I spent in this area and wished I could have... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Reedsburg, Wisconsin
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Reedsburg, Wisconsin
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251 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

I could spend days here but only got to spend an afternoon. So much history and so much to experience. Overall I enjoyed the time I spent in this area and wished I could have spent more time.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

A great walking neighborhood that has managed to maintain a good deal of its Italian heritage. I would recommend a good tour guide if you want to know the history - - there is plenty of it.

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

I was on my freedom train when I entered the north end.it's so lively and immediately you feel transported to Italy.there are so many restaurants to pick from ,its almost overwhelming.also make sure to grab some gelato for the rest of your walk

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New Milford, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

No trip to Boston is complete with a stop thru the North End. The best way to see it all is on foot and I'd suggest doing the Freedom Trail starting in Beacon Hill and making your way up into the North End section. Once you complete the Freedom Trail on the south side of the Charles River, wander around... More 

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Plainview, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Mike's not to be missed, although NY cannolis are better. Benevento's brick oven pizza better than NY!!!!

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Central Valley, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Loved Little Italy, Fabulous food at Pagliuca's great area of restaurants & bakeries. Felt safe and liked better than NYC little Italy

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

There is no place that I know of in Boston to get a great meal than in the North End. There is a wide variety of Italian restaurants, bakeries, pizza places and small grocery stores. Lots of little places to walk in and out of on a sunny day any season of the year. Restaurants post their menus outside and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

The gardens and pathways of Rose Kennedy Green way are well bloomed...Take the walk over to Christopher Columbus Park and view the cannons flowering tall...

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New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Fun place to go for great, delicious and inexpensive Italian food. Restaurants can be crowded but are fun!

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

The North End is a "must" on any tourist's trip to Boston. It is "quintessential" in feel and flavor of old world Italy in America! It's my favorite "Little Italy" section of all the major cities that have one. If you can't make it to Italy, but want a small semblance of the experience, Boston's North End is on target!... More 

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Address: Boston, MA 02109
Phone Number: 617-720-2283
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston

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