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Boston Common

139 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02111-1318
+1 617-635-4505
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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.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“frog pond” (368 reviews)
“beautiful park” (348 reviews)
“public park” (127 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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139 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02111-1318
Downtown
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+1 617-635-4505
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Reviewed yesterday

Coming from the UK I was blown away by how clean and tidy the common was. We walked through on many occassions a never seen it in a mess once. Well done Boston on maintaining such a lovelypublic area.

Thank APinkLady
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Not really much to say other than that the Boston Common is a nice park. It’s close to a lot of the monuments and a pretty central starting point for the freedom trail. I imagine it would be a nice place to hang out on...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The garden is peaceful but lack of facilities and flowers. There was not special program on the Independent Day.

Thank anthonyonlee
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is an oasis, a child's wildest dream, feels of an English garden, and wedding destination spot. Basically, something for everyone and an absolutely beautiful respite on a summer day. In a 3 day trip to Boston, we kept going back to the park...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I enjoyed it very much, good weather, you can walk around historical places, visit MIT, Harvard and other great colleges

Thank Francisco V
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Or a power walk in the morning. I did both, alone and with my family and it was a lovely to relax in the beautiful park.

Thank Mrshagman
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Beautiful and shady (we were there in the summer). It is great for all ages and abilities. There are historical sites throughout the park as well.

Thank Sally S
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It was nice to see green in the city. The park was busy. It has some history and a cool dog park. The history of the place is cool. Frog Pond, freedom trail, and impromptu labyrinth someone lined out with chalk. Food trucks and random...More

Thank Rod H
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Boston Common is a beautiful park located and the heart of Boston. We visited during July and was an oasis for us!. Last but not least, you can start the long Freedom Trail in Boston Common Park!.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Its not huge like central park, but it allows for a wonderful open green area between city blocks. Cool to see.

Thank PTycz
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Nearby
Downtown
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
...More
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Cabs2
September 9, 2016|
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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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September 3, 2016|
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Response from Flowertot_9 | Reviewed this property |
I would say back Bay Area
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