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Symphony Hall

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Address: 301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA
Phone Number: 16172661492
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Recently visited Symphony Hall for The Tenors Concert

Symphony Hall is a unique and beautiful venue from it's architecture to the acoustics when watching a concert. My parents and I saw the Tenors and what a show at an amazing venue... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Symphony Hall is a unique and beautiful venue from it's architecture to the acoustics when watching a concert. My parents and I saw the Tenors and what a show at an amazing venue. Highly recommend visiting symphony hall for a concert or the pops if you ever get a chance.

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Lawrence, Kansas
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311 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We have all heard the music of the Boston Symphony. Coming to Symphony Hall Boston and hearing it here completes the experience. This gorgeous building with all it's history and grandeur makes a concert something extra special. But, it is not all symphonies. We went to a collegiate acapella competition that was full of appreciative fans having a great time.... More 

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Laguna Niguel, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

When the Symphony is in Tanglewood for the summer, there are no tours of the hall. That is extremely unfortunate. We walked over a mile to the building, just to find that out. So don't do what we did!

Thank Sandra S
Boston, Massachusetts
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177 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Visited Symphony Hall for a POPS concert and was again reminded of the beauty and fantastic sound of this grand old Hall. Few even with modern acoustics technology can equal its lovely mellow and sensual delight. If you like music any kind of music just go and be transported by the purity of sound.

Thank Buppa1
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

The standard of music was excellent and the decor amazing. The only down side was it was difficult to see all the performers from the stalls

Thank G800UTpeterw
Exeter, New Hampshire
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270 reviews
101 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

The lovely sculptures and ceiling of this acoustically delightful building are lost on those seated on the floor, so use the balconies for the best location.

Thank KaTe2
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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215 reviews
87 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Saw Yo Yo Ma and his Silk Road Tour. Performance was fun, venue was perfect as always. Beautiful place to visit. Dress code, however, was all over the map - very surprised at how casual some people are at the symphony these days. Ushers were pleasant, bar service was good, and can't beat the location right as you get off... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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99 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We decided to try a different venue for New Year's Eve in Boston. At $100 pp that included a table for 4 on the main floor, a bottle of sparkling wine (that mysteriously appeared at 10 PM) and dancing to a Big Band sound. Finding our table was quite difficult since hosts were not evident making it near impossible to... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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133 reviews
91 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Symphony Hall is home of the BSO and Boston Pops and various other concerts throughout the year. It’s a gorgeous concert hall that I also find surprisingly friendly, with displays and informational signage everywhere. For Boston Pops concerts, they convert the orchestra section to tables, where guests can buy and eat food. It’s a great experience, whether you’re there for... More 

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Carver, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Last night we attended the Boston Pops as they live orchestrated Home Alone (while we watched the movie on the big screen). What a wonderful holiday treat! The music was beautiful performed and perfectly timed to he movie. The refreshments (including Prosecco and truffles for mom and dad and hot chocolates and cookies for our 11-year-old) were pricey, but delicious.... More 

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