20 Famous Landmarks in Boston, Massachusetts You Must Visit Story

By Andrew Sayles

Introduction

20 Famous Landmarks in Boston, Massachusetts You Must Visit Story

Boston is one of the relatively few American cities whose history spans hundreds of years....

Landmark 1

Museum of African American History

The African Meeting House and the Abiel Smith School are the two buildings comprising the...

Landmark 2

Symphony Hall

Opened in 1900, Symphony Hall is one of the most famous Boston buildings and is...

Landmark 3

Boston Common

Boston Common is America's oldest park, stretching back to colonial and pre-revolutionary times. Before it...

Landmark 4

Boston Irish Famine Memorial

When famine struck Ireland in the 1840s, Boston became a major entry point for the...

Landmark 5

Boston Public Garden

This landmark in Boston is the oldest botanical garden in the United States. Unlike the...

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Landmark 6

Boston Public Library

Boston is a city of "firsts." The first large, free municipal library in the United...

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Landmark 7

Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum

The Boston Tea Party is one of the most memorable events of colonial America. The...

Landmark 8

Charles River Esplanade

The three-mile stretch of the Charles River running from the Boston Museum of Science to...

Landmark 9

Faneuil Hall Marketplace

Faneuil Hall has been called the "cradle of democracy" for its utility as a meeting...

Landmark 10

Granary Burying Ground

Another of the Boston monuments on the Freedom Trail is the Granary Burying Ground. It's...

Landmark 11

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Art collector Isabella Stewart Gardner opened this Venetian-style museum to the public in 1903. The...

Landmark 12

Massachusetts State House

The Massachusetts State House is where the Senate and House of Representatives meet today, just...

Landmark 13

Old North Church & Historic Site

"One if by land, two if by sea," goes Longfellow's famous line describing Paul Revere's...

Landmark 14

Old South Meeting House

In December 1773, five thousand colonists met at the Old South Meeting House to plan...

Landmark 15

Old State House

On March 5th, 1770, five colonists were killed by British Redcoats outside of the Old...

Landmark 16

The Paul Revere House

Paul Revere figured prominently in the early events of the American Revolution in Boston. Still,...

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Landmark 17

The New England Holocaust Memorial

The New England Holocaust Memorial comprises six glass towers that visitors can pass beneath as...

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Landmark 18

Union Oyster House

Established in 1826, Union Oyster House styles itself as America's oldest restaurant. It's located on...

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Landmark 19

USS Constitution Museum

The USS Constitution was commissioned in 1797 and is the oldest surviving US ship. It...

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Landmark 20

Fenway Park

No trip to Boston would feel complete without a visit to the storied Fenway Park....

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Conclusion

Conclusion

Boston is a history buff's dream, but what's most amazing about this city is the...

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