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Rose Kennedy Greenway

JFK Surface Road, Boston, MA 02111
+1 617-292-0020
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The Rose Kennedy Greenway, a roof garden atop a highway tunnel, is a contemporary public park in the heart of Boston. The non-profit Greenway Conservancy maintains, programs, finances, and improves the 1.5-mile Greenway on behalf of the public. The Greenway welcomes millions of visitors annually, and the Conservancy has won numerous awards for our organic landscape care, public art, and programming.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“big dig” (46 reviews)
“south station” (30 reviews)
“green space” (31 reviews)
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JFK Surface Road, Boston, MA 02111
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"big dig"
in 46 reviews
"south station"
in 30 reviews
"green space"
in 31 reviews
"public art"
in 14 reviews
"the north end"
in 66 reviews
"elevated highway"
in 12 reviews
"water features"
in 10 reviews
"merry go round"
in 10 reviews
"zip line"
in 5 reviews
"interesting art"
in 5 reviews
"urban oasis"
in 5 reviews
"rose garden"
in 5 reviews
"people watch"
in 17 reviews
"the financial district"
in 5 reviews
"nice place to walk"
in 5 reviews
"beautiful flowers"
in 6 reviews
"farmers market"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Greenway is a beautiful way to commemorate a stately lady of 104 years of age and her contribution with children who served our country, most with the ultimate sacrifice. No other mother gave so much of her family, from WWII deaths of Joseph, Jr...More

Thank SoCalMare
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Oh those big porch swings really are a wonder in the middle of the city on a hot summer day. The view is great, the breeze is even better. I know the Big Dig was the most expensive hassle in the history of Boston --...More

Thank Kate320
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Thanks to Boston's former Mayor, Thomas Menino, when they completed the "big dig" - putting Route 93 underground, he made sure the Rose Kennedy Greenway would be a place to visit, walk and enjoy the waterfront. He made sure the land would not be used...More

Thank Bill B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved strolling through many of the parks that are a part of the Greenway! There are plenty of little signs to read about the flora that have been planted. All of the parks are clean and well maintained- and some may have special events...More

Thank Oper8bsn
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The shooting water fountains were a huge hit! The summer heat is challenging and this spot is a winner!

Thank msk1Ca
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A surprisingly significant green space in the middle of the city. Always a place to walk or sit and relax. A delightful spray park for children and others on hot summer days. Saturdays a large craft fair. Close to the harbor so you can walk...More

Thank John B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate in the North End and wanted to head to Faneuil Hall. On our way there, we stopped at what we now know is the Rose Kennedy Greenway. I see by the pictures that there is a lot more to it, but we sat...More

Thank cathycnh
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Rose Kennedy Greenway is a wonderful way to frame a day in Boston. It's like an urban amusement park in the summer, full of beautiful flowers, interesting attractions. We spent the evening there last night. We got dinner at the Boston Market and ate...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were there on the weekend, and they had sprinklers on for the children to run through. Lovely swings where you can sit and swing for a bit and people watch. Also tables for dining at. The Haymarket farmers' market is right across the street....More

Thank nyackgirl47
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love, love, love this park. Made a point to walk/run the entire park and got the family to do it as well. This is a beautiful chain of outdoor spaces, each one unique and beautiful. Visit all or just a piece. You won't be disappointed....More

1  Thank Kary B
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As the others have said, the sculpture, which is suspended high in the air by wires that are barely visible, can be viewed 24/7. A bright sunny day really brings out all the different shades of blues, oranges, etc. On windy... More
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