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Old City Hall

45 School St, Boston, MA 02108-3206
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Once Boston's city hall, this beautiful building is now home to one of the city's finest restaurants.
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45 School St, Boston, MA 02108-3206
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We were riding the trolley and saw the historic building and statues! Pretty neat! Didn’t go inside though

Thank lsutiger54
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Interesting building, Democratic Donkey and the foot bronze foot prints to " stand in opposition" ! Makes you feel more responsible to hold up the freedom ! Must stop here on the Freedom Trail.

Thank Raghuraman C
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

This building is one that you can only see from the outside as it is an office building now. I did go into the lobby to get a sense of the building but the outside is stunning and the two statues are well maintained. I...More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

I am not sure if I am being fair with my rating. We were sitting listen to a lady playing the part of someone from the past. It was ok but there was a guy in the audience that was a know it all and...More

Thank Thomas G
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Can be seen on Freedom Trail. It has the statues of Benjamin Franklin and Paul Revere. A steakhouse has taken over some of this, and found that interesting.

Thank LiketoeatCincinnati
Reviewed 24 August 2017

This was a very impressive building, but no one was allowed inside while we were there, so it may be more of a "drive by" than anything. The front of the building is dominated by the impressive statue. Also, look out on the sidewalk that...More

Thank Larry W
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

A beautiful building where many important and significant figures once gathered. Nice architecture, with trees outside. The first school in the USA was built next to it (no longer standing), as well as a controversial Anglican church. There's a bronze statue of the Democratic donkey...More

Thank nuwandabob
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Old City Hall is a fantastic landmark in Boston, adjacent to the Freedom Trail and Boston's oldest graveyard. An impressive structure, Old City Hall boasts inspiring architecture and a tremendous amount of history - a must see in Boston.

Thank Fadamos
Reviewed 12 December 2016

As a part of the Freedom Trail it's a building with a lot of history. It's impressive to see, and don't forget to visit this building when it's dark due the lightning.

Thank rmathijssen
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Great architecture and a beatiful place to stop and visit while exploring Boston. We actually stopped and grabbed breakfast to-go one morning and brought it over to City Hall and ate our food at one of the tables that are there while listening to all...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
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