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“Historic Boston at it's best.” 5 of 5 stars
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Beacon Hill
Between Beacon St and Cambridge St, Beacon Hill, Boston, MA 02108 (Beacon Hill)
617-227-4392
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Recommended
$25*
and up
Boston TV and Movie Sites Walking Tour
Ranked #13 of 310 things to do in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The famous Boston Brahmin neighborhood of red brick sidewalks, cobblestoned streets, elegant townhouses and gas street lamps.
Salem, Massachusetts, United States
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85 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Historic Boston at it's best.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

Come walk the Freedom Trail and visit the ups and downs of historic Beacon Hill in Boston. Visit the bar that the "Cheers" sitcom was based on, see the golden dome of the state house, and linger on Boston Common!

Visited August 2012
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Houston, Texas
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57 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“BEAUTIFUL architecture”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

Great walking tour...or take the duck tour! Really fascinating neighborhood - perfect way to spend a lazy day.

Visited July 2012
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Oregon
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146 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“loved walking around”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

The buildings are beautiful. We incorporated walking around the Boston Common with walking around Beacon Hill--recommended.

Visited August 2012
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New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Quaint and picturesque”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

I just moved to Boston recently so I'm still largely in tourist mode and exploring the city. Last weekend I stumbled into Beacon Hill after crossing Boston Common and was delighted to find such a charming area. It reminded me a lot of London (which from what I gather isn't completely an accident). Definitely a nice area to stroll through and stop for a coffee if you're nearby.

Visited November 2012
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London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Nicest borough in Boston.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

The hilly streets, the old Bostonian flavour to them, with lined trees mixed with brick red, prettiest side of Boston. Full stop!

Visited November 2012
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