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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.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
139 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02111-1318
+1 617-635-4505
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Reviewed 2 days ago

that city is infested with rats, especially faniuel hall, nastiest people on the planet, as if they r all sick from the TV, Weirdos in Boston

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Robert J
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice park for walking through. Ice skating was closed for season on our visit. Open area and play options for kids.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank TXKrista
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our walk there and it is a great place to get on the subway. Nice sidewalks and a great view of the area. Especially the capital building.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank mjudd448
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent a wonderful afternoon at the Boston Common. The park is so beautiful and surrounded by lovely neighborhoods. We enjoyed watching families with their children and pets at the park. This is a great park any time of year to take a nice stroll...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank JMH1986
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant place to visit. Went here with my family and thoroughly enjoyed. Fortunately it was snowing so the scenery was brilliant. We them went ice skating around the corner and enjoyed this very much as well.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank NKgus
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A truly beautiful common in the heart of Boston. A lovely place to visit any time of year. Find the start of the Freedom trail here, or may be go to the outdoor skating rink.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Chris_G111
Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved it. it reminded me of Central Park :) The snow everywhere made it even more magical. Great strioll

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank FranknDani
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would say that the Boston Commons is a must see when u come to Boston but I enjoyed Central Park in NYC better

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank JoePree
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Boston Common is a large public park in the center of the busy Boston city. It is wide open areas to enjoy nature. We walked through on our travels but we were in town during a winter storm so there was not much happening.

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank LollysLook
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cool place to relax with the family or just sit to yourself and enjoy a good book. Well kept and plenty of space.

Date of experience: October 2018
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The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with
historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through
one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston
Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling
statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the
pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where,
during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting
children and eager tourists through the pond. Have
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Response from Canesbiggdogg | Reviewed this property |
I've only been there during the day and have not seen mosquitos.
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