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“Beautiful, worth walking through” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Beacon Hill

Beacon Hill
Between Beacon St and Cambridge St, Beacon Hill, Boston, MA 02108 (Beacon Hill)
617-227-4392
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Ranked #13 of 195 Attractions in Boston
Type: Neighborhoods, Cultural
Activities: City walk sightseeing
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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.
West Babylon, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Beautiful, worth walking through”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

My boyfriend and I stayed in Boston for Thanksgiving weekend. We walked around and decided to take a stroll through Beacon Hill because we had heard that it was a nice neighborhood. What an understatement! I'll definitely be dreaming of those huge brownstones for quite some time because some of them looked like they were out of an old photograph. I can't even imagine how nice it must be with snow on the ground, almost reminds me of a Charles Dickens Christmas Village. It's definitely worth a stroll through. We were a little pressed for time so we didn't get to do any shopping etc. but just walking through the streets sightseeing was unbelievable! Highly recommend to anyone.

Visited November 2012
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Madrid, Spain
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“Nice area to walk”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

Great to walk through it's twisting streets and with some nice restaurants like Artú! Great Italian food!

Visited November 2012
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Lake Placid, New York
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“Beautiful neighborhood with quaint shops”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

Boston is a walking city and this is one of the prettiest neighborhoods to stroll around. There are little cafes and great restaurants and charming little shops. And beautiful homes abounding with flowers and charming colonial style. I walked through here many times on my way to the Public Gardens with my dogs and always found something new to like!

Visited August 2012
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Salem, Massachusetts, United States
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“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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“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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