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Faneuil Hall Marketplace

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Located in the heart of downtown Boston, this bustling complex of novelty carts, distinctive shops, national chain stores, performers, food stands and restaurants brought new life to a historic meeting place.
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1 Faneuil Hall Sq, Quincy Market, Boston, MA 02109-1604
+1 617-523-1300
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Reviewed today via mobile

Nice area of shopping, restaurants, and Boston history. It is a popular thing to do in Boston and nice to sit outside when weather is good. I was searching for the hidden gem spot to eat or drink here, but still not sure. If anyone...More

Thank BeachyKeen68
Reviewed today via mobile

Great day but really busy! Enjoyed some of the A Capella competition. Just a walking visit with great weather.

Thank lad7378
Reviewed today via mobile

We were walking the Freedom Trail when we came across this market. This is a food market with a few craft and clothing stalls outside. The place was very busy when we were there around 11am on a Thursday. I would suggest going earlier in...More

Thank Claudetteth
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

So much more than just a public market. Go up stairs to see the historic meeting Hall. Take in the NPS visitor center

Thank Don H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

An extremely popular place for food and sightseeing. I loved the vibe. Vast choice of takeaway food outlets.

Thank BlokeinBristol
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Saw this while walking the freedom trail. Lots of activity going on both inside and outside. Lots of shops.

Thank Pgc5837
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Unfortunately could not go upstairs today because of new citizenship swearing in. On 1st floor mainly just shops and information center, next time will visit ago, rich in history dating back to the revolution.

Thank tammyBaltimore_Md
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This hall has got masses of information regarding Boston Massachusetts history as well as lots of local gift shop items and nice toilets. If you want to know about the history of the area then it’s definitely worth a visit and it’s free. Nice part...More

Thank D P
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great for all things eating, drinking, shopping (expensive shops or cheaper stalls) and picking up souvenirs. To suit all tastes and pockets, go both daytime and evening for live entertainers. If you are eating, try the Cheers Bar or Dicks for pub style food at...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 5 days ago

this market wants to keep the old market flavor, but with the new modern twist. lots of food choices, and nice location

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The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with
historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through
one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston
Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling
statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the
pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where,
during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting
children and eager tourists through the pond. Have
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Celia B
July 14, 2018|
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Response from hiskid58 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely no fee to walk around. There are also places you can sit and people watch.
Amanda L
August 29, 2017|
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Response from gregmB7062YW | Reviewed this property |
I would call first. 617-523-1300 Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Very helpful staff and security team. Long story...wife lost her wallet and the security team at Faneuil Hall Marketplace was very instrumental in getting it back... More
August 2, 2017|
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Response from Julio B | Reviewed this property |
It is a tricky question but I will try to answer as best as I can. The grounds around the market is uneven but pretty stable. The concern. I would have is if you need to park a car and access the area. Parking around is not... More