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Beacon Hill

Between Beacon St and Cambridge St, Beacon Hill, Boston, MA 02108 (Beacon Hill)
617-227-4392
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As featured in 3 days in Boston
Ranked #15 of 210 attractions in Boston
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Type: Neighborhoods
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: The famous Boston Brahmin neighborhood of red brick sidewalks, cobblestoned streets, elegant townhouses and gas street lamps.
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Evansville, Indiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Its a nice and interesting walk through the park and up and over the hill.. Grab a beer at cheers and relax

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

A beautiful neighborhood in Boston with so much to offer! From shopping on the infamous Newbury St., to a relaxing drink at the ever-popular Cheers, and a stroll through the scenic parks, Beacon Hill has something for everyone!

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North West England
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Just so quaint, love the gas lights and store fronts. Just like stepping back in time, would love to live there.

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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Not so well known are of Boston just behind "cheers" pub. Lovely cobbled streets and some great shops and restaurants,

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Boston, Massachusetts
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

The gold domed Capital building, beautiful old houses, shops, narrow, twisty streets, hills, cobblestones...all come together in Boston's Beacon Hill. Historic, accessible, pretty, and quite walkable, this neighborhood is fun to wander through. Ditch the heels, put on good walking shoes and go.

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Lake Arrowhead, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

We rented a place in Beacon Hill for 5 days so the whole neighborhood began to feel as though it was *ours*. It is a great place to walk through in the morning and even late at night, when lurching back from a Pub. There are many fine restaurants on Charles St (75 Chestnut and the Paramount). The African American... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

One of the priciest, most historic, OLD enclaves in the US. (ie, Sec. of State John Kerry has a remarkable brownstone in the BEST part...Louisburg Square. Make sure you find it!)

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Through Beacon Hill that is! Wonderful neighborhood full of history and beautiful brownstones, etc. greta restaurants and just a lovely area to discover.

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chesterton, IN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The monument is great and the museum was good also, not too big and not too small. The neighborhood was beautiful. And I love the red brick line you follow for all the historical sites.

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Mason, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

While there, try climbing up to the top of the hill and you will be able to see and capture a whole lot of nice view of the neighborhood and later you could stroll around and experience various shops and eateries spread around the area. Beacon Hill is a great landmark when it comes to American history and anybody who... More

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