Cobblestones, a breezy waterfront, centuries-old architecture, and monuments galore characterize Boston, which dates back to 1630. Though historic, it remains a revolutionary city in terms of lifestyle. From Beacon Hill to Fenway Park, its glories beckon.
Home to the Red Sox, Fenway Park, which opened in 1912, stands out as the oldest stadium in Major League Baseball and arguably its most unique. Join the loyal fans for a game and watch the right-handed home-run hitters aim for The Green Monster, the nickname for the stadium’s wall in left field, located 310 feet from home plate.
Often called the Boston Aquarium, this splendid and educational public aquarium displays a full compass of exhibits from rainforest displays to marine tanks awash with your favorite sea creatures from seals to sharks. Dominating the Boston waterfront, the aquarium also serves as the point of departure for fascinating whale-watching expeditions in collaboration with Boston Harbour Cruises, from March to November.
With more than 100 galleries, The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston contains some of the world’s most alluring artwork. As the 20th-largest museum on earth, it holds 8,161 paintings and a precious 450,000 works of comprehensive, wide-ranging artwork. Don’t miss Paul Revere by John Singleton Copley, Houses at Auvers by Vincent Van Gogh, and Caritas by Abbot Thayer.
One of the United States’ most renowned and prestigious neighborhoods, one-of-a-kind Beacon Hill conjures quintessential Boston with its Federalist Era architecture, cobbled, narrow streets, elegant townhouses and nostalgic gas lamps. Replete with small businesses, sophisticated local shops, restaurants and bars, it is bordered by the Boston Common and lorded over by the gold dome of the Massachusetts State House.
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