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Faneuil Hall Historic Site

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Address: Faneuil Hall Square, Boston, MA 02109
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Designed by Charles Bulfinch, this historic building hosted such events...

Designed by Charles Bulfinch, this historic building hosted such events as America's first town meeting and John F. Kennedy's last campaign speech.

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Historic and Yet Marketplace

Faneuil Hall is one of the spots along Freedom Trail. A must visit along it as well. There are always big crowd in front of the hall though.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was an awesome site. So much of Boston's history housed here. Definitely worth a visit! Lots of eateries and shops. Two significant health care reform acts signed into law here - the first by Gov. Mitt Romney, and the second by President Barack Obama.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Faneuil Hall is one of the spots along Freedom Trail. A must visit along it as well. There are always big crowd in front of the hall though.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The historic part of this site is very interesting but attached is the marketplace. Most of the stores here are like places i would rarely ever go to so the shopping part was not that interesting to me. However, the Boston store was a delight and Durgin Park restaurant was pretty awesome.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Faneuil Hall is a historic building that has served Boston as a marketplace and meeting hall since 1742. There are several attractions that are worth seeing at Faneuil Hall as part of your Freedom Tail sightseeing. Outside Faneuil Hall, you will see a nice statue of American patriot Samuel Adams. On the ground floor, within the building, there is a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are a lot of restaurants and shops around this historic site, so the signs and banners took a little away from the beauty of the buildings. There are a lot of street performers in the area, It's a great place to walk around or watch people.

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Dannemora, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We can not have enough time to see and soak in all the history in Boston. At this facility the guides were very informative. We are sure to return to Boston to see more great places in history. One week is not enough time for this great city.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great part of the walk around old Boston historical area. Make this part of your Freedom Trail walk that will take you to Bunker Hill and the USS Constitution.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is another fine Building on the "Freedom Trail" tour. Built in 1742, its roots are as a marketplace. Later, in the 1760s & 1770s, it was an assembly point for protest meetings, with Samuel Adams and others leading protests against the imposition of (British) taxes on the colonies. To-day, well-restored, it offers quite tasteful, mainly souvenir stalls, on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Faneuil Hall has been a meeting place and marketplace since 1742. To see the historical meeting hall, be sure to walk around to the back of the building and go up the stairs in the middle. The are informative presentations of the hall's history every 30 minutes and it's free admission. The vendors downstairs were nothing special but it was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Start of the Freedom trail.Beautiful building but spoiled by all the shops selling tat.Loads of food to be had but although it looked good it didn't taste good.You must have a look but not a place to linger.

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