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“live her and still takes my breathe away” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Boston Public Garden

Boston Public Garden
69 Beacon St., Boston, MA 02108 (Beacon Hill)
617-723-8144
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$25*
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Ranked #2 of 195 Attractions in Boston
Type: Gardens, Parks, Outdoors
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: This Frederick Law Olmsted-designed park, famous for its Swan Boats, has over 600 varieties of trees and an ever-changing array of flowers. It is America's first public garden.
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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“live her and still takes my breathe away”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

stunning- stunning- very clean park and host to 50 different species of trees representing the 50 states- boston common is across the street but very dirty in comparison - its like walking in oprahs back yard at the public garden-visit

Visited November 2012
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“Beautiful Park”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

We have walked through two sections of the park. It is quite large! Most recently we entered the park near Arlington Street. It is a great green space with lots of old growth trees, ponds, statues, squirrels, ducks and geese. The section we were in has swan shaped boats you can ride in the summer.

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“Beautiful!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

We love the diversity of the area. There were a few street performers hanging out and it was great to see their talent. The landscape was absolutely beautiful!

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“Oasis in the city”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012 via mobile

We walked to this Garden since it was across the road from the Boston Common.
It has lovely flowers, shrubs and trees and the pond.
We were lucky to get on the last Swan Boat ride for the season (16.Sept.2012). The ride was short but enjoyable. After our ride they started dismantling the boats and packing up.
It's a great place to sit and people watch and also watch the ducks.
We even saw a wedding party getting their pictures taken near the pond.

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“Pleasant stroll”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

Enjoyable park for everyone in the center of Boston...Swan Boats are a major attraction,as are the "Make Way For Duckling's display for the young ones

Visited September 2012
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