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Waterfront

Congress Street, Boston, MA 02110
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Ranked #14 of 209 attractions in Boston
Type: Neighborhoods
Activities: City walk sightseeing
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159 reviews 159 reviews
77 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Decent views and a handful of restaurants and bars to choose from - although not as many right on the water as one would expect in this kind of area. When walking up to the water's edge, be ready to be asked to take pictures for others. Seems like a hopping area for late night if you don't mind the... More

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Montreal, Canada
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78 reviews 78 reviews
23 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Nice area and great to be out enjoying a beauitful summer day..... get out and smell the roses, right? Walk around and just ppl watch or even lay back on a blanket and relax.

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Atlanta, GA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

The waterfront is truly beautiful. We went to the ICA (Institute of Contemporary Art) which is brilliant. The architecture of the ICA building is something to see. We walk along the whole of the waterfront to the aquarium and really enjoyed the sights along the way. Highly recommend the area.

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Barrie, Ontario
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

We took a harbor boat cruise and thoroughly enjoyed the waterfront vistas. The guide told us Boston has made their waterfront very accessible to all and there is a long walking path around it.

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Irvine, United Kingdom
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27 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Quite well done up, not a patch on San Fran or Cape Town, but nice for a wee stroll. All bars were very busy when we went there and there was a parade in the park next to it

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

We went to the waterfront to see the Constitution and take the bay tour. Well worthwhile. It is all land fill. Boston was tiny when founded and they filled in mud flats to expand to the huge city Boston is now

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Bangalore, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

Not as much going on as you would expect. Nice for a walk though. Walk into South Boston to see sine if the old buildings, now loft apartments rather than the Skyscrapers of Downtown

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scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Interesting walk around the old Wharf's (now mostly apratments) but gets a little boring as you are constantly walking up one side of a wharf and down the other. Lots of resturants though

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Richlands, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The waterfront area is extremely commercialized. For a nice waterfront experience, head out to Gloucester and similar towns.

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Long Grove, Ia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We spent four days in Boston, and walked it each day. Great view of the habor, and very well kept up. Great place to exercise.

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