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Rose Kennedy Greenway

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The Rose Kennedy Greenway, a roof garden atop a highway tunnel, is a contemporary public park in the heart of Boston. The non-profit Greenway Conservancy maintains, programs, finances, and improves the 1.5-mile Greenway on behalf of the public. The...more
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JFK Surface Road, Boston, MA 02111
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You will see landscaped gardens, plazas, Art, fountains, and a lighting system that goes through China town.

Thank Virginia H
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are several and continuous little parks through all the area, with a lot of art scenery and places where you can sit down and breathe fresh air far away from streets and noises.

Thank DarioSch
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great improvement over the elevated rail line that this replaced. The line essentially split the city, which was a shame. Too bad the corruption, huge overruns and continuing problems with the "big dig" that created this and put the rail and highway underground somewhat tarnish...More

Thank PeterD2327
Reviewed 1 week ago

The revamped freeway system (i.e. demolished and put under the city) has opened up the seafront, the North End and the heart of Boston. Lovely gardens running all along the main street along the waterfront. Beautiful and makes the city so much more appealing.

Thank Olegunner131pjs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I remember before the big dig what that area looked like. Now its basically a park! What a difference to the city and the atmosphere it brings!

Thank calvarez499
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautiful stretch of greenery on the fringe of the downtown area in Boston. There's some interesting sculptures based around mid-century neon signs, as well as a beer garden, which I think is seasonal.

Thank offshore171
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wandered down here from our hotel on a Friday and was pleased we did. Quiet, safe and pleasant. Went again on Saturday and it was a different place - noisy, but again safe and vibrant. Loved it

Thank ROBERT H
Reviewed October 10, 2018

I have visited Boston so many times I can no longer count them. I still love to visit The Greenway. It's quiet and peaceful if you want. I can also be fun as many events are hosted there. This is one of the few places...More

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Reviewed October 9, 2018

The Rose Kennedy Greenway is a jewel in Boston. Surrounded by skyscrapers, it is a beautiful and interesting walk. Halfway around is the Trillium Beer Garden, open during good weather. Pouring fine Boston beer, it is always full of adults, children and dogs with a...More

Thank John G
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Creatively designed green area - very pleasant to visit - try the adult double swings! We walked through the part several times during our 3 days in Boston - each time seeing something different.

Thank Joanne W
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Response from CarKeys | Reviewed this property |
As the others have said, the sculpture, which is suspended high in the air by wires that are barely visible, can be viewed 24/7. A bright sunny day really brings out all the different shades of blues, oranges, etc. On windy... More
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