Beacon Hill
Beacon Hill
4.5
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The famous Boston Brahmin neighborhood of red brick sidewalks, cobblestoned streets, elegant townhouses and gas street lamps.
Duration: 2-3 hours
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The area
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Neighbourhood: West End
How to get there
  • Charles/MGH • 2 min walk
  • Science Park • 8 min walk
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TheCityBreakers
Lancashire182 contributions
Sep. 2023 • Friends
Beacon Hill is a beautiful neighbourhood, fully of photogenic streets. We enjoyed a walk around and a coffee at Tatte bakery before continuing on the Freedom Trail.
Written September 17, 2023
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texazcharlie
McKinney, TX89 contributions
Jul. 2023
In my opinion, if you go to Boston and don't walk through Beacon Hill, you're really missing out. The brownstones are beautiful. Don't miss Acorn Street's cobblestones - very picturesque. We had dinner at 75 Chestnut and it was very good. Lots of history here and the Cheers bar is nearby for fans of the TV show.
Written July 11, 2023
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BER0416
Chattanooga, TN695 contributions
Jun. 2023 • Couples
Beacon Hill is a beautiful are of the city to stroll through. The architecture and the gardens are gorgeous. Highly recommend taking the time to walk this area.
Written June 24, 2023
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romadaro
Washington DC, DC1,570 contributions
May 2023
Both the Statehouse and this section of the City is absolutely beautiful. Very clean and brimming with beautiful architecture, flowers and window planters, this is a wonderful walk through one of Boston’s storied neighborhoods.
Written May 26, 2023
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TravelingShoesGal
Portland, OR128 contributions
Sep. 2022
Fun to see this during our Freedom Trail walk. We eavesdropped on some of the larger tour groups to learn more. :)
Written February 28, 2023
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Turtle5954
Warrington, UK1,889 contributions
Oct. 2022
Nice style, oldy worldy, lots of small independent shops and cafes that bring it it's charm, well worth a slow walk around.
Written February 3, 2023
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Ali68Kent
United Kingdom110 contributions
Dec. 2022
This building is stunning. Absolutely beautiful. Thoroughly enjoyed the walk to see it.
Boston is a very walkable city with so much to see
Written January 11, 2023
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Revatron
Kirkwall, UK453 contributions
Nov. 2022
A really interesting area with very "New England" style houses and buildings. Lots of nice shops etc in the area.
Written November 14, 2022
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osnoopy13
Lilburn, GA282 contributions
Oct. 2022 • Couples
My wife and I visited Beacon Hill for a Black History Tour while in Boston. Our National Park’s ranger was well educated on the subject and informed us on many facts about black culture life in Boston around the time of the civil war. Saw some of the early black leaders as well as site of one of the first public education schools in Boston. Thanks for letting us be a part of this informative experience.
Written October 17, 2022
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Sander_Yoho
Den Bosch, The Netherlands1,201 contributions
Oct. 2022 • Couples
Nice area. Feels really authentic. Lively shops, pittoresk streets. You can imagine live now and in the past. No wonder this area is nice to shoot movies and tv series.
Written October 3, 2022
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