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North End

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North End
As featured in 3 Days in Boston and 8 other guides
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Address: Boston, MA 02109
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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This Italian neighborhood, Boston's oldest, is known for its wonderful...

This Italian neighborhood, Boston's oldest, is known for its wonderful restaurants and historic sights. Walk the cobblestone streets to take in the architecture and aromas of delicious food, and visit Paul Revere's house and the Old North Church while you're in the neighborhood.

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North End Pizza Tour
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Little Italy Photography Tour
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Boston Jewish Culture Walking Tour

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If you don't go you shouldn't come back to boston

An iconic area to visit when in Boston. The food, the shops, the bars are all amazing. You could eat for days here. Parking can be tough, so just park in a lot. A must visit... read more

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

always a nice place to go and great italiano food. just a very nice place to go .can be a nice place for a first date also

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

An iconic area to visit when in Boston. The food, the shops, the bars are all amazing. You could eat for days here. Parking can be tough, so just park in a lot. A must visit when traveling to Boston!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Cool area next to the Quincy Market with lots of shops. There is also a visitors center where you can get information about the freedom trail. There are lots of street performers to give everyone some entertainment. Lots of people and great energy.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have been in Boston for over a year and the vibrant city has a lot to offer regarding culture. There is a strong European feel In many parts and not forgetting the ice festival in February. Traveling out to Connecticut has beautiful sceneries. Summertime can get quite warm and the white sandy beaches is just stunning.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

No end to fantastic and authentic Italian restaurants. Do not miss Neptune Oyster or Regina Pizza. Also great little Italian markets plus open air farmer's markets.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We did the north end tour and it was very informative and lots of history and culture to experience there. The place still sits as it did and is a pretty important part of bostons history.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great place to wander around and try some of the best Italian food in town. After dinner enjoy a cannoli or gelato. Parking is tricky so park in a nearby garage like Government Center and take a quick walk across the street to the North End.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Have never been to a place where there were tons of Italian restaurants and great smell of pizza and sauce wafting thru the air. Great experience to walk thru and be a part of this little piece of Italian heaven.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I love the North End - whether it's just a cannoli and espresso, or a full on dinner at one of the great trattoria's - the North End is one of Boston's greatest neighborhoods.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

.. after some days in Boston we really needed an Italian coffe so we walked to North end and we found it! There werea sort of neighbor fest, very Italian, we enjoyed it!

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Wandering around Boston’s North End can feel like being transported to Europe. Stroll down Hanover and Salem streets for the finest Italian restaurants, bakeries, cafes, and a few boutique shops. Take part in the big debate as to whether Modern Pastry or Mike’s serves a better cannoli. Before your food coma sets in, make sure to stop by historic Paul Revere’s home, and follow the Freedom Trail to Old North Church and Copp’s Hill Burying Ground. Take a rest in a cafe on Hanover street and observe the quirky, European character of the North End.
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