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Culture of Boston. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Boston skyline Boston Community is one of those sights that simply cannot be ignored. This name refers to the old quarter of the city; that place has also got the name "Little Italy" for its attractive and unusual architecture. Walking along the streets of this quarter will bring in many nice memories. The majority of the buildings here are small wooden houses built in the old English style. The houses are mixed with beautiful parks and shady paths. You will also find some very interesting shops and cafes here. Boston community is truly a perfect place for calm and secluded rest.
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The Parliament building, which was built in the middle of the 18th century, is one of the most striking architectural places of interest of the whole city. Here tourists have an opportunity to inspect the inner decoration of halls and corridors and participate in excursions that are held here every day. The buildings of old universities are also among most remarkable houses of the city. Many of them were built more than a hundred years ago. Do not forget to walk on the "Freedom Trail" as this is the best way to observe the city and learn something new about its history. One of the entrances of the trail is located in Boston Community. This beautiful road made of red bricks passes through the most remarkable places of the city. The length of the road estimates 4.5 km.
Art lovers and people who enjoy walking on beautiful places will be surely interested to visit the district named Beacon Hill. Several centuries ago here lived famous politicians, artists and writers. Currently City Park is the main attraction of this district. This is one of the oldest and most beautiful parks in America. Your visit to National Historic Park will be no less interesting as more than 15 historical monuments and a museum are located on its territory. The halls of the museum exhibit a rich collection of historical artifacts, documents and books. Fans of modern art will surely enjoy exhibitions that are regularly organized in Arden Gallery. The gallery stores a collection of works by Paul Ballmer, Tom Paiement, Joan Matter and Paul Bellevue. Copyright
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Boston and surroundings

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What to visit during two-day excursion in Boston

Freedom Trail
Museum of Fine Art
Where: 465 Huntington Avenue, Fenway, Boston; Telephone: +1 617.267.9300; Metro: Museum of Fine Arts;
Public Gardens
Museum of Science
Where: Science Park, Boston; Telephone: +1 617.723.2500; Metro: Science Park;
JFK Library
Where: Columbia Point, South Boston, Boston; Telephone: +1 617.514.1600; Metro: JFK/Umass;
Duck Tour
Where: Tours leave from either the Museum of Science or the Prudential Center, Boston; Telephone: +1 617.267.3825;
North End
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Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Boston and around
♥   Art museum 'Boston' Boston, 0.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Institute of Contemporary Art' Boston, 1.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'List Visual Arts Center' Cambridge, 2.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Boston Museum of Fine Arts' Boston, 3.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum' Boston, 4.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Boston
♥   Madonna, Queen of the Universe National Shrine, East Boston, 5.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Annunciation Cathedral, Roslindale, 9.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Shrine of Our Lady of La Salette, Attleboro, 50.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cathedral of Sts. Peter and Paul, Providence, 66.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption, Fall River, 73.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cathedral of St. Joseph, Manchester, 77.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique spots in Boston and near

Orpheum Theatre

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Since its opening, it was not open for the general public. Only the wealthiest and famous people of the country could visit the show. Tickets were sold out many months in advance. At that time, a hall of the theater could accommodate up to 1 500 people. Despite of the immense popularity during the years, the theater has accumulated a lot of debts. In 1959, it was decided to shut down the facility. There was no money to pay the debts of the theater and have it repaired. … Read further
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Culture guide to Boston. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Boston: temples, museums, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Boston. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info! - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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