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Faneuil Hall Historic Site

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Address: Faneuil Hall Square, Boston, MA 02109
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Designed by Charles Bulfinch, this historic building hosted such events as...

Designed by Charles Bulfinch, this historic building hosted such events as America's first town meeting and John F. Kennedy's last campaign speech.

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An Opportunity to buy some souvenirs and shop

One of two building (North and South) with Quincy Market located in between. Various shops and restaurants to visit ... crowded on Saturday when we visited. Worth the waits and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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yorktown, VA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One of two building (North and South) with Quincy Market located in between. Various shops and restaurants to visit ... crowded on Saturday when we visited. Worth the waits and walk.

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Dania Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a great historical building. The meeting room is a must see and is still used today. It also contains a marketplace with interesting shops and eateries in the lower level. This building is part of the National Parks Service so entrance is free.

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Raleigh, NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Faneuil hall is another must see if you are in that part of Boston. Taking a tour is highly recommended, and also be sure to take some of the walking tours offered by the rangers. You learn so much on those tours vs. just walking around yourself.

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For those that are history buffs this is a place worthy to visit. Walk the same steps shared with our colonial revolutionaries and learn about the events that took place here and in the surrounding neighborhoods.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked past here a few times. There's a lot happening around here. A lot of street performers and of course the walk that is not accessible to cars. Come here! You'll like it. If not there's plenty around here to like!

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Speyer, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

New England at it's best. Rich in history to feel and enjoy. Boston is the perfect start to discover the New England states, especially in summmer & autumn.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Small square in front of Faneuil Hall, an old historical building which is interesting to look at. Street performances going on at the time, with many people watching and enjoying, so was crowded and noisy. Somewhere to pass through on your way to Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market. There are some statues to look at, also.

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West Linn, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting history about the US early days and our fight for freedom from Great Britain. This was one of the halls where the patriots met to plan the revolution. Fascinating!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Feneuil Hall Square is a historical place where the hall now shops that sell souvenirs for tourists.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is another must see for history buffs. The pictures does not do it justice. There is a food market located in the Market Place with a large variety of foods. This is also on the freedom trail,

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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 your camera ready to capture its peaceful beauty in the middle of a bustling city. Continue on through the Gardens and take in some open green space at the Boston Common, where you can spend time throwing a frisbee, sitting on a park bench, or, in the winter time, skating on the frog pond. Head north from the end of the Common to see the golden dome of the State House, and travel through government center to Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall, both a historic and popular destination worth a quick visit for a first time to Boston. Head to Long Wharf to visit the Aquarium, or catch a boat to Charlestown or even Cape Cod.