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“Historic Italian neighborhood of Boston” 4 of 5 stars
Review of North End

North End
Boston, MA 02109
617-720-2283
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Ranked #4 of 213 Attractions in Boston
Type: Neighborhoods
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Dining, People-watching, Shopping, Walking
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: This Italian neighborhood, Boston's oldest, is known for its wonderful restaurants and historic sights. Walk the cobblestone streets to take in the architecture and aromas of delicious food, and visit Paul Revere's house and the Old North Church while you're in the neighborhood.
Salem, Massachusetts, United States
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“Historic Italian neighborhood of Boston”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

Featuring spectacular restaurants, fun shops and historic sights. Check for one of the many events or "feasts" held here several times each Summer.

Visited August 2012
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Trenton, New Jersey, United States
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“so much fun”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

Great to walk around and stop at Mike's Pastry, little pastry and pasta shops and terrific choice of restaurants..so close to Haymarket...

Visited December 2012
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North Reading, Massachusetts
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“Little Piece of Italy in the Heart of Boston”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

Little Italy right in Boston. Great place to walk around. Tons of wonderful resturantes, cafes, and little shops. The people are old timers right from italy. Everyone is very friendly and willing to share their personal stories which only adds to the charm of this cozy place. The streets are narrow and crowded just like the city of Rome. If you cannot make the trip all the way to Italy this is the next best thing! Definetly attend one of their annual festivals like St Anthony's feast for even more fun!

Visited December 2012
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Quesada, Costa Rica
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“Mmmmm!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

Just walk..., close your eyes..., and breathe deeply!... Feel the taste of Italy. Amazing!... it's like being transported to down town Rome... Hundreds of restaurants for all Budgets. If you don't know where to eat... look your trip Advisor!
When you visit Boston... when you visit Boston..., GO to visit North End!

Visited October 2012
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“The Best Little Italy”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

Lot's of great bars & restaurants. Sparkling clean streets. The best Little Italy this side of Rome.

Visited November 2012
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