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Address: Louisburg Square, Boston, MA 02108
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The poshest location of Beacon Hill

This quiet, little square is Beacon Hill's poshest location. All of the property owners facing the square own the garden. This square is home to former Sec of State John Kerry... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This quiet, little square is Beacon Hill's poshest location. All of the property owners facing the square own the garden. This square is home to former Sec of State John Kerry, who is married to the heiress of the Heinz ketchup fortune.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 423 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Grand houses overlooking a private, communal garden - sounds impressive and exclusive. The private-only parking, red brick sidewalk and cobbles add to the scene as do the typical black window shutters.

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Clemmons, North Carolina
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366 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Louisburg Square is a scenic residential area in Boston's Beacon Hill neighborhood. Lined with trees and flowers, the cobblestone square boasts some of the most expensive homes in the United States. The old buildings and well-maintained square are a must-see on any walking tour of this neighborhood. It's worth noting also that this is a purely residential area. There are... More 

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2016

I am originally from Boston and know the area very well. Even at a young age, I could appreciate the charm and the beauty of this area, with its cobblestone streets, fine restaurants, small shoppes and charcuteries. Louisburg Square is the creme de la creme of Beacon Hill and a "must see" while in Boston!

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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2015

It's two street east parallel to Charles Street. It has nice houses on either side of the square, and it's historically one of the most expensive ones in the country. If you are taking time to walk Beacon Hill don't overlook this part.

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Cornwall
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2014 via mobile

This place is so tranquil. You need to come her in the morning hours. Surrounded by period apartments. Definitely a must.

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2012

Robin Cook, John Kerry and others have called this area home. Watch where you walk because the tree roots break up the sidewalk. If you are familiar with some parts of Brooklyn, Philadelphia or Baltimore, you may get a sense of deja vu.

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2 Thank Trainman334
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2012

we arrived here at 8am and the area was buzzing, it was so lively with art and history.We enjoyed a fantastic breakfast outside the day was beautiful for oct it was unbelievable we sat for a hour just amazed at so much culture and history and so many happy tourist!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2012 via mobile

The colored glass is original. The brownstones are breath taking. Christmas time is the best time of year to stroll thru.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 26 January 2012

Wonderful photo ops, any time of year. The old brownstones, their stately presence and the old cobblestone street is like a trip back in time.

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Visit this historic and ritzy Boston neighborhood to soak up its classic New England charm as you stroll down cobblestoned, gas-lamp lined streets. Bring your walking shoes, camera, and select a nice day to wander through the hilly neighborhood and check out its exclusive addresses. Louisburg Square, Mt. Vernon street, Chestnut street and the extremely narrow and widely photographed Acorn street make a nice walking path. Make sure to meander down Charles street to poke into boutiques and antique shops, cafes, and restaurants on this quaint shopping street. Don’t forget to catch a glimpse up close of the State House with its beautiful and iconic dome.
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