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Guidebook for Boston

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Guidebook for Boston

Parks & Nature
The Public Garden, also known as Boston Public Garden, is a large park in the heart of Boston, Massachusetts, adjacent to Boston Common. It is a part of the Emerald Necklace system of parks. The Public Garden was the first public botanical garden in America.
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Boston Public Garden
4 Charles Street
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The Public Garden, also known as Boston Public Garden, is a large park in the heart of Boston, Massachusetts, adjacent to Boston Common. It is a part of the Emerald Necklace system of parks. The Public Garden was the first public botanical garden in America.
Harvard University's free outdoor tree & plant museum also offers walking tours & family activities.
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Arnold Arboretum
125 Arborway
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Harvard University's free outdoor tree & plant museum also offers walking tours & family activities.
Arts & Culture
The Boston Public Library is a municipal public library system in Boston, Massachusetts, United States, founded in 1848. The Boston Public Library is also the Library for the Commonwealth. The Boston Public Library contains approximately 23 million items encompassing all formats including books, DVDs, CDs, maps, music scores, microfilm, manuscripts, prints and other visual materials, and electronic resources, making it the third-largest public library in the United States.
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Boston Public Library
700 Boylston Street
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The Boston Public Library is a municipal public library system in Boston, Massachusetts, United States, founded in 1848. The Boston Public Library is also the Library for the Commonwealth. The Boston Public Library contains approximately 23 million items encompassing all formats including books, DVDs, CDs, maps, music scores, microfilm, manuscripts, prints and other visual materials, and electronic resources, making it the third-largest public library in the United States.
The Trinity Church is located in the Back Bay of Boston. It is a parish of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts. The congregation, currently standing at approximately 3,000 households, was founded in 1734.
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Trinity Church - Boston
206 Clarendon Street
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The Trinity Church is located in the Back Bay of Boston. It is a parish of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts. The congregation, currently standing at approximately 3,000 households, was founded in 1734.
Berklee College of Music is the largest independent college of contemporary music in the world.
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Berklee College of Music
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Berklee College of Music is the largest independent college of contemporary music in the world.
Symphony Hall is a concert hall, built in 1900 for the Boston Symphony Orchestra. It is located one block from Berklee College of Music to the north and one block from the New England Conservatory to the south. It also serves as home to the Boston Pops Orchestra as well as the site of many concerts of the Handel and Haydn Society.
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Boston Symphony Hall
301 Massachusetts Ave
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Symphony Hall is a concert hall, built in 1900 for the Boston Symphony Orchestra. It is located one block from Berklee College of Music to the north and one block from the New England Conservatory to the south. It also serves as home to the Boston Pops Orchestra as well as the site of many concerts of the Handel and Haydn Society.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is a private research university in the city of Cambridge. It is often ranked as one of the world's most prestigious universities.
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The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is a private research university in the city of Cambridge. It is often ranked as one of the world's most prestigious universities.
Boston University is a leading private research institution with two primary campuses in the heart of Boston and programs around the world.
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Universiteit van Boston
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Boston University is a leading private research institution with two primary campuses in the heart of Boston and programs around the world.
Northeastern is a global, experiential, research university built on a tradition of engagement with the world, creating a distinctive approach to education.
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Northeastern University
360 Huntington Avenue
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Northeastern is a global, experiential, research university built on a tradition of engagement with the world, creating a distinctive approach to education.
The Charles Playhouse is a theater in the Boston Theater District. The highly popular shows Blue Man Group and Shear Madness currently perform there.
Shear Madness
74 Warrenton Street
The Charles Playhouse is a theater in the Boston Theater District. The highly popular shows Blue Man Group and Shear Madness currently perform there.
The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts, is the fourth largest museum in the United States. It contains more than 450,000 works of art, making it one of the most comprehensive collections in the Americas.
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Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
465 Huntington Avenue
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The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts, is the fourth largest museum in the United States. It contains more than 450,000 works of art, making it one of the most comprehensive collections in the Americas.
In 1830, six men interested in natural history established the Boston Society of Natural History, an organization through which they could pursue their common scientific interests. Devoted to collecting and studying natural history specimens, the society displayed its collections in numerous temporary facilities until 1864, when it opened the New England Museum of Natural History at the corner of Berkeley and Boylston Streets in Boston's Back Bay. That museum is now known worldwide as the Museum of Science, Boston. One of the world's largest science centers and Boston's most attended cultural institution, the Museum attracts approximately 1.5 million visitors a year.
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Museum of Science
1 Science Park
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In 1830, six men interested in natural history established the Boston Society of Natural History, an organization through which they could pursue their common scientific interests. Devoted to collecting and studying natural history specimens, the society displayed its collections in numerous temporary facilities until 1864, when it opened the New England Museum of Natural History at the corner of Berkeley and Boylston Streets in Boston's Back Bay. That museum is now known worldwide as the Museum of Science, Boston. One of the world's largest science centers and Boston's most attended cultural institution, the Museum attracts approximately 1.5 million visitors a year.
Built by users for users, the BCEC is the most customer-friendly and technologically-advanced convention facility in the world.
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Boston Convention and Exhibition Center
415 Summer Street
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Built by users for users, the BCEC is the most customer-friendly and technologically-advanced convention facility in the world.
The Hynes Convention Center gives you industry-leading technology and services in the heart of Boston’s charming and historic Back Bay neighborhood.
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Hynes Convention Center
900 Boylston Street
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The Hynes Convention Center gives you industry-leading technology and services in the heart of Boston’s charming and historic Back Bay neighborhood.
The New England Holocaust Memorial is a memorial in Boston. It is dedicated to the people who were killed by Nazi Germany during the Holocaust.
The New England Holocaust Memorial
98 Union St
The New England Holocaust Memorial is a memorial in Boston. It is dedicated to the people who were killed by Nazi Germany during the Holocaust.
The original seat of colonial government & later state capitol, today housing historical exhibits.
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Downtown
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The original seat of colonial government & later state capitol, today housing historical exhibits.
The Paul Revere House was the colonial home of American patriot Paul Revere during the time of the American Revolution. Built around 1680, the Paul Revere House is the oldest remaining structure in downtown Boston and the only home on the Freedom Trail.
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The Paul Revere House
19 North Square
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The Paul Revere House was the colonial home of American patriot Paul Revere during the time of the American Revolution. Built around 1680, the Paul Revere House is the oldest remaining structure in downtown Boston and the only home on the Freedom Trail.
Striking contemporary art and performance space with glass-filled walls overlooking the Harbor.
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The Institute of Contemporary Art
25 Harbor Shore Drive
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Striking contemporary art and performance space with glass-filled walls overlooking the Harbor.
Essentials
The 7‑Eleven convenience store brand is known and loved around the world, and their iconic products are a big part of the American culture. Their focus remains the same which is fixed on making life easier for customers.
7-Eleven
261 Dartmouth St
The 7‑Eleven convenience store brand is known and loved around the world, and their iconic products are a big part of the American culture. Their focus remains the same which is fixed on making life easier for customers.
Started in 1915, founded and operated with core values such as hard work, family, and a principle of serving the customer first, Star Market has become a highly regarded grocery chain known for excellent quality food, selection and prices.
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Star Market
53 Huntington Avenue
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Started in 1915, founded and operated with core values such as hard work, family, and a principle of serving the customer first, Star Market has become a highly regarded grocery chain known for excellent quality food, selection and prices.
Trader Joe's is a neighborhood grocery store with amazing food and drink from around the globe and around the corner. Great quality at great prices.
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Trader Joe's
899 Boylston Street
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Trader Joe's is a neighborhood grocery store with amazing food and drink from around the globe and around the corner. Great quality at great prices.
Whole Foods market provides higher quality, natural and organic foods. They are a mission-driven market company comitted to sustainable agriculture.
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Whole Foods Market
348 Harrison Avenue
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Whole Foods market provides higher quality, natural and organic foods. They are a mission-driven market company comitted to sustainable agriculture.
CVS is a convenience store and pharmacy. Manage prescriptions and shop a wide selection of everyday food, health, wellness, and beauty products.
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CVS
587 Boylston Street
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CVS is a convenience store and pharmacy. Manage prescriptions and shop a wide selection of everyday food, health, wellness, and beauty products.
Just down the street, withdraw, deposit or get $5 in quarters of change to do 1 full load of washing and drying laundry.
Citizens Bank
607 Boylston St
Just down the street, withdraw, deposit or get $5 in quarters of change to do 1 full load of washing and drying laundry.
Just down the street, withdraw, deposit or get $5 in quarters of change to do 1 full load of washing and drying laundry.
Santander Bank
575 Boylston St
Just down the street, withdraw, deposit or get $5 in quarters of change to do 1 full load of washing and drying laundry.
Just down the street, withdraw, deposit or get $5 in quarters of change to do 1 full load of washing and drying laundry.
Bank of America Financial Center
440 Boylston St
Just down the street, withdraw, deposit or get $5 in quarters of change to do 1 full load of washing and drying laundry.
Food Scene
Craft pizzas, plus ciabatta sandwiches & salads in a cozy setting with a fireplace and wooden floors.
Dirty Water Dough Company
222 Newbury St
Craft pizzas, plus ciabatta sandwiches & salads in a cozy setting with a fireplace and wooden floors.
Bustling neighborhood standby for upscale New American patio dining and people-watching.
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Stephanie's On Newbury
190 Newbury Street
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Bustling neighborhood standby for upscale New American patio dining and people-watching.
Outpost of the upscale steakhouse chain offers classic American fare and a clubby, refined setting.
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The Capital Grille
900 Boylston Street
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Outpost of the upscale steakhouse chain offers classic American fare and a clubby, refined setting.
Soaring 52 floors above the Back Bay, Top of the Hub’s award winning cuisine, service and ambiance of comfortable sophistication blend with the serenity of Boston’s best skyline views to deliver a truly one-of-a-kind dining experience.
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Top of the Hub
800 Boylston Street
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Soaring 52 floors above the Back Bay, Top of the Hub’s award winning cuisine, service and ambiance of comfortable sophistication blend with the serenity of Boston’s best skyline views to deliver a truly one-of-a-kind dining experience.
A longtime Bostonian favorite for fine seafood dining in a wood-lined interior or on the sidewalk patio.
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Atlantic Fish Co
761 Boylston Street
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A longtime Bostonian favorite for fine seafood dining in a wood-lined interior or on the sidewalk patio.
Ben & Jerry's is the best ice cream you can get in New England. There is a flavor for everyone.
Ben & Jerry’s
174 Newbury St
Ben & Jerry's is the best ice cream you can get in New England. There is a flavor for everyone.
Entertainment & Activities
Fenway Park is a baseball park located in Boston, Massachusetts at 4 Yawkey Way near Kenmore Square. Since 1912, it has been the home for the Boston Red Sox baseball team.
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Fenway Park
4 Yawkey Way
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Fenway Park is a baseball park located in Boston, Massachusetts at 4 Yawkey Way near Kenmore Square. Since 1912, it has been the home for the Boston Red Sox baseball team.
The New England Aquarium is an aquarium located in Boston. In addition to the main aquarium building, attractions at the New England Aquarium include the Simons IMAX Theatre and the New England Aquarium Whale Watch, which operates from April through November. The aquarium has more than 22,000 members and hosts more than 1.3 million visitors each year.
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New England Aquarium
1 Central Wharf
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The New England Aquarium is an aquarium located in Boston. In addition to the main aquarium building, attractions at the New England Aquarium include the Simons IMAX Theatre and the New England Aquarium Whale Watch, which operates from April through November. The aquarium has more than 22,000 members and hosts more than 1.3 million visitors each year.
Known for being Boston's Most Popular Tour, the Boston Duck Tours provides a unique sightseeing tour by land and sea that is perceived by the leaders, citizens, and guests of Boston to be of historical and educational value, a positive asset to the community.
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Boston Duck Tours
4 Copley Place
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Known for being Boston's Most Popular Tour, the Boston Duck Tours provides a unique sightseeing tour by land and sea that is perceived by the leaders, citizens, and guests of Boston to be of historical and educational value, a positive asset to the community.
The Improv Asylum is an improvisational comedy theater in the North End neighborhood of Boston. It was founded in 1998 by Paul D'Amato, Norm Laviolette, and Chet Harding.
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Improv Asylum
216 Hanover Street
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The Improv Asylum is an improvisational comedy theater in the North End neighborhood of Boston. It was founded in 1998 by Paul D'Amato, Norm Laviolette, and Chet Harding.
Visit Franklin Park Zoo in Boston to see their big cats, gorillas, alligators, birds and other exotic animals.
Zoo New England
1 Franklin Park Road
Visit Franklin Park Zoo in Boston to see their big cats, gorillas, alligators, birds and other exotic animals.
The TD Garden, often referred to as the Boston Garden and "The Garden", is a multi-purpose arena in Boston. The TD Garden is New England's Premier Sports and Entertainment arena, and home to the NHL's Boston Bruins and NBA's Boston Celtics.
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TD Garden
100 Legends Way
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The TD Garden, often referred to as the Boston Garden and "The Garden", is a multi-purpose arena in Boston. The TD Garden is New England's Premier Sports and Entertainment arena, and home to the NHL's Boston Bruins and NBA's Boston Celtics.
Gillette Stadium is a stadium located in the city of Foxborough. It is located 28 miles southwest of downtown Boston and 20 miles northeast of downtown Providence, Rhode Island. Home of the New England Patriots football sports team.
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Gillette Stadium
1 Patriot Place
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Gillette Stadium is a stadium located in the city of Foxborough. It is located 28 miles southwest of downtown Boston and 20 miles northeast of downtown Providence, Rhode Island. Home of the New England Patriots football sports team.
The Freedom Trail is a 2.5-mile-long path through downtown Boston, Massachusetts, that passes by 16 locations significant to the history of the United States.
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Freedom Trail
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The Freedom Trail is a 2.5-mile-long path through downtown Boston, Massachusetts, that passes by 16 locations significant to the history of the United States.
Shopping
A whimsical novelty shop specializing in toys and gifts related to fairies, gnomes and unicorns.
The Fairy Shop
272 Newbury St
A whimsical novelty shop specializing in toys and gifts related to fairies, gnomes and unicorns.
Lipstick Boutique specializes in women's fashion. All clothing is designed in and imported from England.
Lipstick
293 Newbury St
Lipstick Boutique specializes in women's fashion. All clothing is designed in and imported from England.
The Shops at Prudential Center is an urban shopping center located at the base of the Prudential Tower in Boston. This shopping center is home to over 75 specialty retailers, including upscale stores such as Lacoste, Club Monaco, Ralph Lauren, Vineyard Vines, and more. The St. Francis Chapel, staffed by the Oblates of the Virgin Mary, which is a functioning Roman Catholic chapel, is also located inside the shopping center. A 45,000 square foot open-market format Eataly location was opened in November 2016, replacing the existing food court.
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Prudential Center Boston
800 Boylston St
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The Shops at Prudential Center is an urban shopping center located at the base of the Prudential Tower in Boston. This shopping center is home to over 75 specialty retailers, including upscale stores such as Lacoste, Club Monaco, Ralph Lauren, Vineyard Vines, and more. The St. Francis Chapel, staffed by the Oblates of the Virgin Mary, which is a functioning Roman Catholic chapel, is also located inside the shopping center. A 45,000 square foot open-market format Eataly location was opened in November 2016, replacing the existing food court.
American Stonecraft (Specialty & Other Products) Appleton Farms (Dairy) Beantown Pastrami Company (Prepared Foods) Bon Me (Prepared Foods) Boston Honey Company (Specialty & Other Products) Boston Smoked Fish Company (Prepared Foods) Chestnut Farms (MeaT) Corner Stalk Farm (Produce) Crescent Ridge (Dairy) Finesse Pastries (Bakery) George Howell Coffee (Beverages) Hopsters Alley (Beverages) Inna's Kitchen (Prepared Foods) Jennifer Lee's Gourmet Bakery (gluten-free, nut-free, egg-free, & dairy free) Levend Bagelry (Bakery) Massachusetts Farm Winery and Growers (Beverages) Mother Juice (Beverages) Nella Pasta (Specialty local in-season pasta) New England Farm to Fiber ("farm yarns" and local fib
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Boston Public Market
100 Hanover Street
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American Stonecraft (Specialty & Other Products) Appleton Farms (Dairy) Beantown Pastrami Company (Prepared Foods) Bon Me (Prepared Foods) Boston Honey Company (Specialty & Other Products) Boston Smoked Fish Company (Prepared Foods) Chestnut Farms (MeaT) Corner Stalk Farm (Produce) Crescent Ridge (Dairy) Finesse Pastries (Bakery) George Howell Coffee (Beverages) Hopsters Alley (Beverages) Inna's Kitchen (Prepared Foods) Jennifer Lee's Gourmet Bakery (gluten-free, nut-free, egg-free, & dairy free) Levend Bagelry (Bakery) Massachusetts Farm Winery and Growers (Beverages) Mother Juice (Beverages) Nella Pasta (Specialty local in-season pasta) New England Farm to Fiber ("farm yarns" and local fib
TJ Maxx is an American department store chain, selling at prices generally lower than other major similar stores. It has more than 1,000 stores, making it one of the largest clothing retailers in the United States.
T.J. Maxx
360 Newbury St
TJ Maxx is an American department store chain, selling at prices generally lower than other major similar stores. It has more than 1,000 stores, making it one of the largest clothing retailers in the United States.
Apple retail store selling iPhones, iPads and more in a sleekly designed space featuring magnificent, beautiful glass archichecture.
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Apple Boylston Street
815 Boylston Street
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Apple retail store selling iPhones, iPads and more in a sleekly designed space featuring magnificent, beautiful glass archichecture.
A long-standing department store chain featuring designer clothing, accessories, cosmetics and more.
Lord + Taylor
760 Boylston St
A long-standing department store chain featuring designer clothing, accessories, cosmetics and more.
A very popular shoe retailer selling a range of Nike athletic footwear, apparel and accessories.
Nike Boston
200 Newbury St
A very popular shoe retailer selling a range of Nike athletic footwear, apparel and accessories.
Shopping center with many stores & restaurants comprising 3 historic market buildings and a promenade.
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Faneuil Hall
4 South Market Street
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Shopping center with many stores & restaurants comprising 3 historic market buildings and a promenade.
Getting Around
Back Bay Station is an intercity rail, commuter rail, and rapid transit train station located just south of Copley Square in the Back Bay and South End neighborhoods of Boston. The present building, designed by Kallmann McKinnell & Wood, opened in 1987.
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Back Bay Station
145 Dartmouth Street
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Back Bay Station is an intercity rail, commuter rail, and rapid transit train station located just south of Copley Square in the Back Bay and South End neighborhoods of Boston. The present building, designed by Kallmann McKinnell & Wood, opened in 1987.
Copley station is a light rail station on the MBTA Green Line subway, located in the Back Bay section of Boston. Located in and named after Copley Square, the station has entrances and exits along Boylston Street and Dartmouth Street.
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Copley
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Copley station is a light rail station on the MBTA Green Line subway, located in the Back Bay section of Boston. Located in and named after Copley Square, the station has entrances and exits along Boylston Street and Dartmouth Street.
Hynes Convention Center is an underground light rail station on the MBTA Green Line, located at the intersection of Newbury Street and Massachusetts Avenue at the western end of the Back Bay neighborhood of Boston.
hynes convention center t stop
183 Massachusetts Ave
Hynes Convention Center is an underground light rail station on the MBTA Green Line, located at the intersection of Newbury Street and Massachusetts Avenue at the western end of the Back Bay neighborhood of Boston.
617-424-0131 Rates: 30 Min - $10 1 Hour - $20 1.5 Hours - $30 Daily Max - $42 Rates Reset At 7AM Payment Method: MC/Visa, Debit card, Amex Hours of Operation Mon-Sun 24 Hours
SP+ Parking
149 Newbury St
617-424-0131 Rates: 30 Min - $10 1 Hour - $20 1.5 Hours - $30 Daily Max - $42 Rates Reset At 7AM Payment Method: MC/Visa, Debit card, Amex Hours of Operation Mon-Sun 24 Hours