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Address: Back Bay, Boston, MA 02105
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Boston's chic shopping address mixes elegant boutiques with funky salons...

Boston's chic shopping address mixes elegant boutiques with funky salons and trendy galleries.

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High-End Boutiques plus Sidewalk Cafes to Enjoy

Newbury Street has a distinctive character with its renovated brownstone buildings featuring stores at all levels (basement, street level and above). The large glass bay windows... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Newbury Street has a distinctive character with its renovated brownstone buildings featuring stores at all levels (basement, street level and above). The large glass bay windows from the brownstone buildings show off a great urban landscape. Luxury goods stores are here in addition to shabby chic and elegant options. Many coffee shops, trendy cafes and a sampling of restaurants serve... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Mostly fairly up-market shopping though very pretty street - dog walking is a thriving industry here !

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College Station, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

LOVED Newbury Street....You really got the feel of a movie setting, and true Boston. It is appealing to all ages, and even if you don't want to shop, it is a MUST!!!

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Wallingford CT
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Newbury Street has shops, places to eat, outdoor cafe's and a great people watching place. It's Boston!

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This street is really stunning and quaint, with charming appeal from shops and bars, it looks like a movie set, but very real

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful place to walk walk and walk. great place at any time of the day. Many restaurants here, lovely buildings.

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Newbury Street has high end shops and boutiques. We just liked walking around and doing window shopping. It's worth going for the architecture alone. Took us about 45 minutes to walk slowly from one end to the other. We started at the Boston Park end and then went down Bolyston. The Prudential centre is nearby as well as Copley Square

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This street is paradise for a shopper. Lots of lovely antique stores, art galleries, and very high end shops all to help you part with your dollars. Makes for nice windowshopping.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I like walking outside and do some windowshopping. And go then again for real shopping. Lot of interresting shops there.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lot's of good high-end shops in this area, but not open very late. Check hours before heading to this area. There are also very few dining options in this section of town. Make sure to eat up before heading over.

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Wander around this quintessential neighborhood in the heart of Boston for high-end shops, restaurants, and the feeling of city bustle. Its most identifiable skyscrapers, the Prudential Center and John Hancock Tower, are highlights of the city skyline. Visit Newbury street to explore unique and trendy boutiques – as well as every other kind of store imaginable – all housed in beautiful brownstone buildings. In nice weather, restaurant patio seating is packed with Bostonians and tourists alike soaking up the sunshine and enjoying the food. Commonwealth Ave offers a beautiful stroll down residential tree-lined streets. Keep walking towards the Charles River and enjoy a beautiful view by the water. In warmer months, people run and bike on paths running along the esplanade, and sail and kayak on the Charles River. Boylston street, also full of shops, bars, and restaurants, is the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Head towards Copley Square and check out the Boston Public Library, which is particularly beautiful from the Dartmouth street entrance.
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