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North End

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Address: Boston, MA 02109
Phone Number: 617-720-2283
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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This Italian neighborhood, Boston's oldest, is known for its wonderful...

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.

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You will love the walk

This part of Boston is full of history and wonderful architecture. If you love being immersed in this type of adventure, visit the North End.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This part of Boston is full of history and wonderful architecture. If you love being immersed in this type of adventure, visit the North End.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had a very hard time choosing a restaurant in this neighbourhood. Too many excellent choices! Decided on Quattro because they had pizza as well as pasta.

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Jonesborough, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great area to stay and walk around, plus plenty of eateries (although almost all are Italian). Area has a couple of the Freedom Trail sites, gets down to the port, and plenty of shops.

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Great neighborhood for eating, walking, and soaking up the local charm. Freedom trail will take you right through the neighborhood. Don't miss the cannoli.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed in the north end at an Airbnb place, top location. Easy to walk to everywhere- downtown, Boston Common, Waterfront and Aquarium, Bunker Hill and of course North End itself. Lots of local Italian restaurants. We loved it

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Every time I come to Boston I always end up in the North End at some part of the day. It seems it is always to eat but I also spend some time just looking around. From Paul Revere;s statue to his home to the Old North Church and just walking through the alley ways it is so much fun... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great sense of history with lots to see. Also excellent for eating and is really alive in the evening. Not far from the centre od Boston

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Between the richness of history and the awesome food and wonderful Italian heritage the is a great place to walk around am or pm.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Spent the day walking around the North End taking in the area. Parking is crazy in Boston so find a parking lot/garage. There are numerous restaurants to eat at and lots of Italian spots! We ate at Vinoteca di Monica. We sat at a small table at the open window which was really fun. We didn't want anything too heavy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Fantastic food, drinks and ambiance. A must see and taste area of Boston. This area turns magical after dark.

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Wandering around Boston’s North End can feel like being transported to Europe. Stroll down Hanover and Salem streets for the finest Italian restaurants, bakeries, cafes, and a few boutique shops. Take part in the big debate as to whether Modern Pastry or Mike’s serves a better cannoli. Before your food coma sets in, make sure to stop by historic Paul Revere’s home, and follow the Freedom Trail to Old North Church and Copp’s Hill Burying Ground. Take a rest in a cafe on Hanover street and observe the quirky, European character of the North End.