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Symphony Hall

301 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA (Fenway / Kenmore)
617-266-1492
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Ranked #31 of 209 attractions in Boston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Symphonies, Theaters, Operas
Most recent review
- Jun 9, 2014
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We attended Film Night with John Williams on Saturday, June 7, 2014. We took the T to Mass Avenue and then walked the short distance to Symphony Hall. The performance was fantastic. The sound quality in Symphony Hall is great, but our seats were not. We were in the second balcony on the right in row A, seats 37, 38,... More

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York, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
25 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

We saw a concert here whilst visitng America. I remember my father playing Boston pops music when I was a child and this didn't disappoint and reminded me of my childhood. We ordered tickets online in the U.K. and collected an hour before the start. The acoustics in the hall were great and the seats were very good too. 2nd... More

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Boca Raton, Florida
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360 reviews 360 reviews
64 attraction reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Busy concert hall convenient to public transit. Lots of good restaurants in area. Both the symphony during the winter and the pops during the summer are among the best music programs I'm the world.

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fort lee , new jersey
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171 reviews 171 reviews
42 attraction reviews
244 helpful votes 244 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

First time here. Seats a bargain. We sat at a table for five and being the first ones there got to pick out seats. They were padded and movable-OK. The Pops were terrific! The hall has great acoustics . Easy parking just down the street. Tip: Pre-pay the parking so you can just go to your car and GO!

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Boston
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I had been in Symphony Hall many times for a different kind of events, and it always good. The Boston Symphony is simply one of the best in business. Maestro James Levine did a good job to get an orchestra in excellent shape, and without him it continue to be strong. Boston Pops is a bit lighter, but still OK.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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72 reviews 72 reviews
24 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

A show at symphony hall is always a treat! The theater is stunningly beautiful, the acoustics are a joy, and it is always fun to people watch Bostons "pretty people" stepping out for a night of ..".kulcha"

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Boston, Massachusetts
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265 reviews 265 reviews
80 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This is a terrific way to spend an evening if you are interested in the symphony. Beautiful venue, hard to beat it if you like to experience music this way.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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218 reviews 218 reviews
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152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Be sure to notice the ONLY musician represented in the hall. Fun to look for him is you doint know. The acoustics are excellent except for the seats under the balcony which for that reason cost less. If you like to see the orchestra up close choose one of the balcony seats closest to the stage in the front row.... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

This is a really lovely old Symphony Hall. Dress up and see the symphony, especially Boston Pops at Christmas for a really wonderful family visit.

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Hollis, New Hampshire
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43 reviews 43 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

What a delightful and beautiful building to hear good music in (our latest visit was for jazz). The acoustics are outstanding everywhere, and we have sat in the front, middle, back and upstairs at various times. For visuals we very much prefer the front, as the seating is pretty much on the same level on the main floor (a very... More

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