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“Beautiful!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Boston Common

Boston Common
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$25.00*
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Boston Movie Mile Walking Tour
Ranked #11 of 379 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.
Rimini, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
“Beautiful!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2013

Clean and big park in the heart of the city. Ideal for lunch breaks or for a walk or simply relax sleeping on the grass!

Visited September 2013
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Midwest USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
“Great Park in the Center of Everything”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2013

Spent an hour or so on a Friday walking around and exploring the park. We did like the Boston Garden next door a little better but this was nice too. Seems like a very fun place for a family with kids to spend half a day. We enjoyed a food vendor and just people watching by a bench for awhile. Took some nice photographs too. It's interesting to think how many hundreds of years the park has been around for and a good way to start the freedom trail.

Visited August 2013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“The Oasis”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2013

I agree with other reviewers: an Oasis this is. In a city that can be hot and tiring walking the Freedom Trail, this is a relaxing, spacious, enjoyable break. A cool park. It is the official start of the Trail and there are often guides walking around and assisting in period costume - all part of the enjoyment.

Visited July 2013
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Homestead, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
“Beautiful Park”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2013

This is a beautiful park in the middle of a bustling city. We went to the Visitor's center here for tickets and information and we began the Freedom Trail here.

We also visited the public gardens where we rode a Swan Boat and enjoyed the beauty of nature.

Visited August 2013
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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Nice place to hangout or walk”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2013

It is beautiful in all seasons. I think fall will be the most beautiful. Go for a walk and it will be more relaxing. There are duck pond & frog pond...

Visited August 2013
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