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Beacon Hill

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Address: Between Beacon St and Cambridge St, Beacon Hill, Boston, MA 02108
Phone Number: 617-227-4392
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: The famous Boston Brahmin neighborhood of red brick sidewalks...
The famous Boston Brahmin neighborhood of red brick sidewalks, cobblestoned streets, elegant townhouses and gas street lamps.
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Just a great walking neighborhood right off the Commons!

We went here with our teenage daughter as we were looking at colleges in the Boston area. After getting a terrific sandwich right across the street from the Commons, and having a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

We went here with our teenage daughter as we were looking at colleges in the Boston area. After getting a terrific sandwich right across the street from the Commons, and having a lovely picnic in the early afternoon, we decided to take a walk up just behind the government buildings to the charming and historic neighborhood at Beacon Hill. It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Missed this last time we visited. Dont know why as it was well worth a visit and a must if you are american. Guided tours regularly which are definately worth doing. Note it is closed at weekend

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Really enjoy all that Boston has to offer and Beacon Hill is no exception. Part of any tourist attraction and a good stop!

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Wallasey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We stayed in Beacon Hill - great location but small apartments and the hills are a killer after long days sightseeing! Beautiful gas lights and buildings.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We have visited and stayed in Beacon Hill numerous times and it is probably my favourite city location in the world. Beautifully preserved mansions and row houses with lots of history. Great atmosphere. Particularly beautiful streets are Mount Vernon Street and Acorn Street and of course Louisberg Square. Charles Street has lots of wonderful shops, cafes and restaurants.

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Martinez, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Loved all of the old buildings. Went here on our walk of the freedom Trail. It is a bit of a hike to get here. All of the mansions in this area are gorgeous.

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Western Springs, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

The architecture is so beautiful and historical. Walking around the streets of Beacon Hill is like walking through a history book. If you like American history, architecture or just vintage things, this is the place for you.

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Lovely building to visit lots of interesting history and pictures the staff were good and very interesting to listen to would recomend a visit when in boston

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Katy, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

The Beacon Hill area is an upscale part of Boston. Plenty of restaurants and boutique shops. Also the area where there many expensive houses. A great place to casual walk through. The Cheers bar is on Beacon Street.

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Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

We walked to Beacon Hill, cobblestone sidewalks, beautiful gardens, saw the original Cheers bar, we also took a Beantown Trolley tour and saw even more sites.

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