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Sightseeing in Massachusetts - Cultural Sights 'Must Visit' & 'Must See'

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The population density in Massachusetts is low compared to other states; however, the concentration of attractions is quite high. There are world-famous natural landmarks, such as the Berkshire Hills and Bash Bish Falls. Fans of educative activities could get acquainted with outstanding cultural landmarks.
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Massachusetts is characterized by an abundance of art schools and museums representing works of prominent artists of different eras. There is North Adams Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art in the city, which became the permanent venue for various cultural activities. Stockbridge can boast the great Norman Rockwell Museum and Williamstown features the Art Institute Sterling and Francine Clark.
The main symbol of the state is situated in Plymouth. Mayflower II is the replica of Mayflower, the British vessel which approached to the shores of present day Massachusetts in the 17th century. Today, it is set on the pier. The fount of interesting cultural attractions is Cambridge; here is a house-museum of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, as he lived in Cambridge for nearly 50 years. After death of the famous poet beautiful mansion has been serving as headquarters of George Washington for some time.
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Those who want to get acquainted with the industrial past of the state are recommended to visit Lowell. Here is the amazing National Historical Park; you can go walking around its territory or have a short ride on an old small train. Brooklyn's most famous landmark is the Automobile Museum Anderson; the founder of the museum has begun collecting exhibits in 1899. In addition to unique vintage cars, museum houses an interesting collection of horse-drawn carriages, including priceless artifacts like sleds and bicycles whose age is more than a hundred years.
Travelers visiting New Bedford should definitely look into the New Bedford Whaling Museum. It was founded in the early 20th century; the museum's collection includes more than 2,500 exhibits, including original logbooks, maps and other maritime stuff. Many monuments are dedicated to outstanding historical events; one of the most remarkable memorials is located on top of Mount Greylock. That tower was built in 1932. It is dedicated to the heroes of the war; its shape resembles a beautiful lighthouse.
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Sightseeing in cities near Massachusetts:


Cambridge - 23 km
Cambridge has prepared a wonderful program of excursions to its guests. The city is rich in architectural landmarks, important historical sites, and interesting museums. The Harvard Museum of Natural...
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Boston - 27.2 km
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...
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New York - 288.2 km
Broadway is the largest street of the city and one of its main attractions. The length of the avenue estimates 30 kilometers. Here you will find award-winning restaurants, best shops, theaters and...
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Cityguide on OrangeSmile.com - fascinating sightseeing in Massachusetts, USA. The spots and sights 'must visit' and 'must see' once you are in Massachusetts: temples, museums, architectural and historical monuments. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the popular places of Massachusetts.