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Beacon Hill: Tours & Tickets

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The famous Boston Brahmin neighborhood of red brick sidewalks, cobblestoned streets, elegant townhouses and gas street lamps.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
As featured in 3 Days in Boston
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Between Beacon St and Cambridge St, Beacon Hill, Boston, MA 02108
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Spent some time walking around the hill while on the NPS African American Heritage Trail tour. It's extremely picturesque. Even if you don't take the tour Beacon Hill is worth the time to explore if you have it.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Alexthetraveler01
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I was out walking around, not focused on much, just looking at all of the history around us. After walking through the BOSTON commons, I looked up and saw the state house. It was just beautiful. John Adams came to mind while looking around. Word...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank alesha000
Reviewed 5 days ago

The historic memorial sits atop a very hilly neighborhood with some great views of the city. Memorials on the way up to the monument explain the lives lost and memorialized.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 1walking2
Reviewed 5 days ago

I enjoy a good stroll through Beacon Hill to admire the old stately homes and picturesque alleys. While this used to be an exclusively wealthy neighborhood you'll find plenty of well known chains and stores among the boutique so it is worth exploring both as...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Lorry04
Reviewed 1 week ago

A perfectly lovely view of imposing homes in a busy city. It is peaceful, well kept, very expensive and home to “old money”.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Carol839
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walked through this historic neighborhood during our visit to Boston in early October. Beautiful row houses with plentiful flower boxes dotted the narrow streets. The neighborhood is hilly and sidewalks are cobbled in old red brick...caution to anyone with mobility issues. Check out the Cheers...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank TXMom02
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice part of the city. Lots of beautiful buildings, great architecture. If you go there you will like it a lot

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank piotrh1982
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took a Welcome Walks tour that I downloaded to my phone. It was a great great way to experience the history and charm of Beacon Hill.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank wandereringy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So many important people in history walked these streets. My favorite statue is of a young dashing JFK as a state legislator. My favorite monument is to the 54th Massachusetts (made famous in the movie "Glory") because I esteem Robert Gould Shaw,

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank David_J_Spellman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I would imagine that any visit to Boston would involve some part of the Freedom Trail. At one point you will be outside the old sate building, which is magnificent on its own. However, once at this location you have an opportunity to veer off...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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SharonB615
5 March 2019|
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Response from ReMiwe | Reviewed this property |
Sure you can get an Über. We took a cab and it was 18 USD as I recall. So an Uber is always cheaper
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zem200
20 February 2017|
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Response from MarthaIllinois | Reviewed this property |
Children would be bored.
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27 December 2016|
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Response from Martine D | Reviewed this property |
Either start or finish at The Liberty Hotel on Charles Street (at the beginning of the Longfellow Bridge, where the Charles / MGH T station is). It is a luxury hotel set in a converted jail, where many of the features have... More
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