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“Pretty Park - must see in Boston” 5 of 5 stars
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Boston Common
Boston, MA 02108 (Downtown)
617-635 4500
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Ranked #18 of 206 attractions in Boston
Type: Parks
Activities: City walk sightseeing, People-watching, Walking, Ice skating
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Whether it's a summer picnic in the grass or winter ice-skating on Frog Pond, Boston's oldest public park is the perfect escape from the bustle of the city.
Nashville, Tennessee
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“Pretty Park - must see in Boston”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

We were there on Saturday afternoon and saw several weddings/wedding parties. Lots of pretty statues, well kept grounds. Worth strolling through when you are in Boston.

Visited June 2013
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“Oasis in the City”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

The people watching, the ducks, the paddle boats, the fountains, the pond, the wedding, the Quinceanera prominade...as a visitor to Boston, I loved it.

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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“a nice place to relax in an awesome city”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Brought a book and lunch to enjoy my break from work...smallish park (compared to central park) but nice to enjoy a little greenery and a break from the "city"..i enjoy the "frog pond" area of the common..always fun hearing the children and ducks

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“Beautiful”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

A really beautifully kept park and a joy to walk round or just sit and relax in the sunshine. There is also a bandstand where entertainment can be seen for free.

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“Nice enough”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

Nice enough to walk through,sit, rest, and people watch before starting the Freedom Trail. Once through it, the rest of Boston has so much more to see and absorb.

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