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“Great area”
Review of Boston Common

Boston Common
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$60.00*
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One Hour Boston Segway Tour
Ranked #14 of 389 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.
Pasadena, MD
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Great area”
Reviewed August 18, 2013

Beautiful park with so much going on from carousel rides to fountains. Statues, cemetery. Just a little bit of everything. Great to sit back and people watch too.

Visited August 2013
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Beautiful retreat in the city”
Reviewed August 18, 2013

Lovely large park to rest and relax on a pretty day. Lots of people, food carts, entertainers, open seating.

Visited August 2013
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Dublin, Ohio
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“What we came for!”
Reviewed August 18, 2013

we came to Boston around the 4th as tourists, and had a lot of fun meandering around the Boston Common. Be prepared for homeless

Visited July 2013
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East Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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530 reviews
305 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 340 helpful votes
“The right park in the right place”
Reviewed August 17, 2013

What a perfect place this is. If you’re a downtown worker with a packed lunch, parents with children and it’s the weekend, or a tourist or casual visitor any day of the week, Boston Common has something to offer.

First, the open spaces, and opportunities to relax, do some people watching, catch the sun and just chill out. Or go boating in one of the paddle swans. The children will love the frog pond, carousel and play area.

And the location is just right, in the centre of a city that’s packed with attractions and places of interest - State House, Freedom Trail, Cheers pub, to name a few.

Visited September 2012
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Holywood, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Out of the box”
Reviewed August 17, 2013

What a great place we were there when they had a week long festival what an atmosphere. Every were was well maintained and very clean.

Visited July 2013
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