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Cambridge is one of the largest scientific centers of the United States. Here are located Astrophysics Scientific Center, Harvard University, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The town is famous not only by large number of scientific centers. This is also the oldest center of book printing. The first printing machine started working here yet in 1638. You can find out more about the history of the appearance of first books in one of the museums of Cambridge.
The number of interesting entertainment centers in Cambridge is no less than the number of historical sites and museums. Tourists, who cannot leave without the exploration of beautiful … Open
The town was founded in 1630. At that time it was named New Town. Six years later was founded Harvard University, and two years later it was decided to rename this city in the name of the famous UK scientific center Cambridge. The story of this town is rich and diversified. In 17-18 centuries this place had the status of the cultural capital. Here was formed American army, the Commander in Chief of which became George Washington in 1775.
Besides the observation of internationally famous scientific centers, you can visit several museums and find out more about the history of development of the city. Longfellow Museum is known as one of the famous cultural sights of the region. Many years ago here lived and worked the famous writer. The museum exhibits a collection of his manuscripts. The inner decoration of the house hasn’t changed since that time. Just like any other modern city, Cambridge offers to its guests a large number of restaurants and bars. Many of them work till late hours. Trading centers and shops will entertain tourists by wide choice of goods. You will find there apparel, perfumes, jewelry and much more. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Cambridge and surroundings

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Map of all shopping areas
Shopping streets in Cambridge
♥   Shopping area ' Newbury Street' Boston, 3.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Charles Street' Boston, 3.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Copley Square' Boston, 3.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area 'Boylston Street' Boston, 4.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Downtown Crossing' Boston, 4.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Cambridge
♥   City Park 'Saulsbury Community Garden' , 6.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Local Park 'Danforth' , 24.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   County Park 'Suffolk' , 57.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Recreation Area 'L U Sutton' , 59.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   State Park 'Hampton Beach' , 63 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Cambridge and around
♥   Art museum 'Harvard Art Museums' Cambridge, 0.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology' Cambridge, 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'List Visual Arts Center' Cambridge, 2.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Boston Museum of Fine Arts' Boston, 4.1 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

Sights around Cambridge from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Orpheum Theatre

From the series “Deserted places causing the feeling of chill”
In 1962, the old theater was converted into a warehouse, which stored tobacco. Today a small part of a historic building is occupied by a supermarket. The rest of the construction is vacant and, despite the fact that it is privately owned, it’s not difficult to get into the old theater. It preserved a stage and an auditorium with seating area. You can still see the old furniture and even carpets in some rooms. However, the former luxury of the Orpheum Theatre has gone. The ambience is scary. Drifting scratches and other strange sounds everywhere increase the discomfort of staying in this place. … Read further
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