Sights & Attractions in Boston


Fodor's Choice Sights in Boston

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Name Category Location
Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University
This 281-acre living laboratory is somewhat...
Gardens / Arboretums Jamaica Plain
Boston Common
Nothing is more central to Boston than the...
Parks Beacon Hill and Boston Common
Boston Public Garden
Although the Boston Public Garden is often lumped...
Gardens / Arboretums Back Bay
Boston Public Library
This venerable institution is a handsome...
Libraries Back Bay
Bunker Hill Monument
Three misunderstandings surround this famous...
Military Sites Charlestown
Children's Museum
Most children have so much fun here that they...
Museums / Galleries Downtown Boston
Fenway Park
For 86 years, the Boston Red Sox suffered a World...
Sports Venues The Fenway
Granary Burying Ground
"It is a fine thing to die in Boston," A. C....
Cemeteries Beacon Hill and Boston Common
Harvard Museum of Natural History
Many museums promise something for every...
Museums / Galleries Harvard Square
Harvard Square
Tides of students, tourists, political-cause...
Squares Harvard Square
Holocaust Memorial
At night its six 50-foot-high glass-and-steel...
Memorials / Monuments Government Center
Institute of Contemporary Art
Housed in a breathtaking cantilevered edifice...
Museums / Galleries South Boston
Museum of African American History
Ever since runaway slave Crispus Attucks became...
Museums / Galleries Beacon Hill and Boston Common
Old North Church
At one end of the Paul Revere Mall is a church...
Religious Sites The North End
USS Constitution
Better known as "Old Ironsides," the USS...
Military Sites Charlestown


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