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Faneuil Hall Marketplace

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Address: 1 Faneuil Hall Sq, Quincy Market, Boston, MA 02109-1604
Phone Number:
+1 617-523-1300
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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Located in the heart of downtown Boston, this bustling complex of novelty...

Located in the heart of downtown Boston, this bustling complex of novelty carts, distinctive shops, national chain stores, performers, food stands and restaurants brought new life to a historic meeting place.

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Large food court

This is a large food court with shopping on the Freedom Trail. Lots of choices so it’s a good place for groups to eat if you walking the trail. Lots of shopping also.

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Fresno
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a large food court with shopping on the Freedom Trail. Lots of choices so it’s a good place for groups to eat if you walking the trail. Lots of shopping also.

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Dalton, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This marketplace was near our condo so we visited it often. It was impossible to pass by on our way to the room because of the great outdoor Christmas lights. The shops inside were filled with local merchandise.

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Lake Oswego, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Love Faneuil Hall's rich history. You cannot visit Boston without going to Faneuil Hall and the market place. You will walk in the steps of history while enjoying small market stands of homemade artisan items and fresh food items and restaurants. Step out and enjoy Quincy Market. Make sure you take the time to tour and learn the history of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

FH is really such a beautiful building. Inside we were a little underwhelmed, I wanted a bit more traditional Boston but it was tacky goods. But I think we are spoiled Londoners so apologies if that's your thing.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was my first (and last) visit to Faneuil Hall & Quincy Market. I don't see wanting to revisit what is, as another reviewer correctly stated, "A glorified food court." Great structure, plenty of over-priced tourist stuff and trying-ever-so-desperately to have a "vibe" which encompasses history, yet appeals to tourists and hipsters. <---one of those things is not like the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Faneuil Hall Marketplace is one of the best place to visit in Boston, it has all sorts of shops and vast number of eating places. This is a fun place.

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Dammam, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

a lot of shops and many people there enjoying their time. also, very good place to buy souvenirs for your family.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It was nice to be able to walk around and see lots of interesting stores and shops. Nice restaurants and good food too.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to walkaround and awaken your senses and taste buds. Plenty of choices to fit everyone tastes and preferences. As expected, it is not easy to find seats for large group. Overall, it is worth the visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Faneuil Hall was recommended to me by someone we met in New York that was from Boston originally. It was well worth the visit - great shops and restaurants. We were there just after Christmas and the Christmas tree, lighting and then lighting displays to music were a real treat. Then along came the man with his truck and huge... More 

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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 your camera ready to capture its peaceful beauty in the middle of a bustling city. Continue on through the Gardens and take in some open green space at the Boston Common, where you can spend time throwing a frisbee, sitting on a park bench, or, in the winter time, skating on the frog pond. Head north from the end of the Common to see the golden dome of the State House, and travel through government center to Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall, both a historic and popular destination worth a quick visit for a first time to Boston. Head to Long Wharf to visit the Aquarium, or catch a boat to Charlestown or even Cape Cod.
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