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  • Boston Public Garden
    Being the first public botanical garden in the United States, Public Garden is still one of the most popular sights in Boston. It is really amazing and a great place for lone walks as well as family afternoons. My favorite thing about [...]
    D: 2.3mi00
  • Fenway Park in Boston
    If you are in Boston, do not miss to visit the home of the famous Red Sox, the Fenway Park stadium. It is an iconic place in the world of baseball.The open air stadium can host up to 30 000 people and just being there is amazing. If you [...]
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  • Boston Harbour Tours
    Boston Harbour is amazing, it still has got this 19th c. port feeling about it. You can take an old style Boston Harbour tour on a sailboat.The boat tour is amazing in itself, but the view is amazing both onto the city and the Atlantic [...]
    D: 3.2mi00
  • Trinity Church Boston
    Boston's most beautiful church, in my opinion is the Trinity Church. The Romanesque style building was consacrated in 1877 and is one of the most popular landmarks of the city eve since.The inside is wonderfully decorated and has [...]
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  • New England Aquarium in Boston
    New England Aquarium is amazing. It is a three story complex with a lot of thematized exhibitions and programs for kids and adults as well. I love the jellyfish exhibit, but the tropical area and the part with the penguins is also [...]
    D: 3.2mi00
  • Harvard Yard
    If you are looking for a really beautiful place to relax, walk around, eat a sandwich or read a little sitting under an old tree, Harvard Yard is the perfect place. It is about 25 acres large and is surrounded by the oldest and most [...]
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  • Quincy Market in Boston
    Among Boston's numerous historical landmarks Quincy Market has got an outstanding position. This 250 year old 'market place' is located in the center of Boston downtown and is very popular among locals and tourists as well.It [...]
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  • Massachusetts State House
    One of the jewels of the city stands on top of Beacon Hill and is the Massachusetts State House. It was built in 1798 and is a beautiful buildng. It's dome originally had wooden shingles, but then these were replaced with [...]
    D: 2.6mi00
  • Samuel Adams Brewery
    Boston is famous for its breweries, among many other things and the Samuel Adams Brewery makes some world famous beers. The brewery is open for visitors, they have tours on which you can see how the beer is made and also taste the [...]
    D: 1.7mi00
  • Old South Meeting House
    Now a museum, Old South Meeting House served as a community home and church also during the secon half of the 18th century. In 1773 here was the gathering spot of 5000 outraged Boston citizens that resulted in the famous Boston Tea [...]
    D: 2.8mi00
  • Beacon Hill in Boston
    I love to walk around in the historical district of Beacon Hill, it is the most beautiful part of Boston. With lots of well maintained old houses and cobbled roads and sidewalks it is very romantic and gives you the feeling that you [...]
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  • Legal Sea Foods
    Boston is big on seafoods and Legal Sea Foods is a good example for that. They say they have the best and freshest fish in the state. The food they have is really good they also promote the preservation of the healthy and ecological way of [...]
    D: 3.2mi00
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology - MIT
    One of the world's most prestigeous univercities, Massachusetts Institute of Technology covers a 70 hectare area and has got a lot of interesting things to see. Apart from the nice parks, there are some notable buildings you should [...]
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  • Boston Museum of Fine Arts
    Beautiful museum, somehow both classic and modern. Museum of Fine Arts has got seven galleries dedicated to contemporary art, which are all beautiful, but not my favorites from the museum.I love the Americas Wing that [...]
    D: 0.6mi00
  • Pagliucas Italian Restaurant
    Boston has got a large Italian community so there are quite many Italian restaurants as well. Pagliucas is one of my favorite of this kind. It is a family owned restaurant with classic and simple but delicious dishes. The prices are [...]
    D: 3.2mi00
  • Visiting USS Constitution in Boston
    One of the most successful war ships in the history of the United States, USS Constitutionwon 42 battles and lost none during her carreer - she is also known as Old Ironside.The ship belongs to the nearby museum that exhibits a [...]
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  • Axis
    It's a great club for the lovers of rock music. Kind of a dirty, dark place, but that's what is so cool about it. Many rock bands come to give concerts, so you will probably have to buy tickets in advance if you want to get in. You can [...]
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  • Beehive at the BCA
    It's a great little place in the Boston Center of Arts. There is live music all the time, you can here some of your favorite soundtracks and great Jazz every day. The food is great, they have great jazz brunch on Sundays and some of the [...]
    D: 1.9mi00
  • Trail of Freedom
    Freedom Trail is an important memento of the history of the USA. It is a 4 km long trial with 16 sites, all landmarks of the history of the US freedom. A red brick line marks the trial, so you can never lose your way. You will need [...]
    D: 3.3mi20

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Boston History

 On the 17th of September 1630, Boston was established by English Puritan colonists.  The Puritans are confused sometimes with Pilgrims, who established Plymouth 10 years before in what we know as Barnstable County, Plymouth County, and Bristol county in Massachusetts.  Both of the groups are distinct in history, but differ in their religious practices.  The colonies of the groups weren't collaborated until the Province of Massachusetts Bay was formed in 1691.  The mainland and the Shawmut peninsula were connected by an isthmus and were surrounded by the Massachusetts Bay's and the Back Bay's waters.  The peninsula was inhabited as soon [...]
 
 
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  • $121United Airlines flight United Airlines 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Newark, NJ (EWR)Boston, MA (BOS)04/19/201501:03 pm
    Boston, MA (BOS)Newark, NJ (EWR)04/21/201507:40 pm
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  • $148Multiple Airlines flight Multiple Airlines 
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    New York, NY (JFK)Boston, MA (BOS)04/19/201508:05 pm
    Boston, MA (BOS)New York, NY (JFK)04/21/201506:35 pm
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  • $156Spirit Airlines flight Spirit Airlines 
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    Chicago, IL (ORD)Boston, MA (BOS)06/04/201501:36 pm
    Boston, MA (BOS)Chicago, IL (ORD)06/07/201501:55 pm
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