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Beacon Hill

Between Beacon St and Cambridge St, Beacon Hill, Boston, MA 02108
+1 617-227-4392
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Copley Square to Downtown Boston Freedom Trail Walking Tour
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Private Customized Walking Tour of Boston
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The famous Boston Brahmin neighborhood of red brick sidewalks, cobblestoned streets, elegant townhouses and gas street lamps.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good34%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Between Beacon St and Cambridge St, Beacon Hill, Boston, MA 02108
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+1 617-227-4392
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We figured we were not the first people to walk this neighborhood and say "wow I wonder how much that house costs." Decorated for the holidays, these houses are just beautiful and worth your time when downtown.

Thank maxpaste
Reviewed 1 week ago

The capital is a masterpiece, inside and out and definitely worth touring. But another treat is walking around the streets to house and garden gaze at a neighborhood that takes you back in history. This is probably the overlooked "tourist sites" in Boston that is...More

Thank CriticalTravelor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located on/near the freedom trail ... the beacon hill is a cool area, especially near the statehouse. Very interesting war memorial for the 54th Massachusetts.

Thank cam91b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the oldest neighborhoods in Boston. Beacon Hill is close to the Boston Commons and the Massachusetts State House. You can easily jump off the trolley or tour bus and walk to Beacon Hill. Stroll though the beautiful streets that quickly whisk you away...More

Thank Johnny G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you'd like to see what old Boston looked like then walk up into Beacon Hill. The sidewalks are of brick in interesting patterns. The townhouses are especially beautiful. Winter is a perfect for the feel of an old England. Christmas time brings beautifully decorated...More

Thank maureenbroomall
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our accommodation was in Beacon hill, we liked it here very vibrant with cafes bars etc and the amazing government building

Thank KEVCO36
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dont miss walking Commonwealth and seeing all the statues and trees. Equally gerat is Beacon Street and others further up. Quaint elegant brownstones that maek you think you are walking in London Dont miss Acorn St, its small but mighty! Old cobblestone street.

Thank Stacey4705
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hill in Boston has a quaint neighborhood that makes me feel like I am strolling through a storybook. Really great place to stay, walkable to many main sites and easily accessible to the T stops nearby.

Thank krenno2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful building, so much bigger than the front suggests. Our young guide was very interesting and knowledgable. Very small cafe and difficult to find our way out. Definitely worth the visit and it was free entry too.

Thank thedaphneholmes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is great if you like to shop. Several antique shops as well as locally owned small shops. A little more expensive than some places but more of a local flair.

Thank MR2600
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Melissa Z
20 February 2017|
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Response from Dave R | Reviewed this property |
When I worked here I always loved the area. Lots of great places to walk and take photos...tons of great food and shopping too. It's a charming place.
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CathyTencza
26 December 2016|
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Response from Martine D | Reviewed this property |
Either start or finish at The Liberty Hotel on Charles Street (at the beginning of the Longfellow Bridge, where the Charles / MGH T station is). It is a luxury hotel set in a converted jail, where many of the features have... More
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ifolger
11 September 2016|
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Response from SJRamz | Reviewed this property |
Boston is a very walkable city. You can either walk there and experience some of the Freedom Trail, or you can catch an uber. Depends on your level of fitness and whether you will have all your suitcases with you.
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