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“One of America's Nicest Parks!”
Review of Boston Common

Boston Common
Ranked #39 of 410 things to do in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Whether it's a summer picnic in the grass or winter ice-skating on Frog Pond, Boston's oldest public park is the perfect escape from the bustle of the city.
Reviewed February 19, 2013

This park is very clean, and well-layed out. The parking is convenient, as are the trains arriving here. The swan boats are awesome, and the statues/monuments are pieces of historical interest. I highly recommend visiting Boston Common!

Thank Scott S
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Reviewed February 16, 2013

You will see all kinds of activities there some weekends in summer. We always went there just to see what's happening. We brought mat, towel and were ready to lay down and read after walking around for awhile. The underground parking is very convenient.

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Reviewed February 14, 2013

All visitors should have a stroll through Boston Common and take in all the scenery and just people watch

Thank M C
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Reviewed February 14, 2013

It's a very pretty park and there are some nice places to sit and relax in among all the busy streets and traffic. The pond in the centre is a nice place to sit and watch the swan gondola rides. It was under construction in one area when we were there so it wasn't as pretty as it could have been but we enjoyed it anyways. It's not over-run with vendors which is nice. :)

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Reviewed February 6, 2013

It's nice to have such a pretty place in the middle of a busy city. Definitely a jewel in the "Emerald Necklace".

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