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North End

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Address: Boston, MA 02109
Phone Number: +1 617-720-2283
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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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The North end is a great place to visit. There are tours you can take like The Freedom Trail that goes into the North End. There are lots of restaurants, pastry shops and coffee... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The North end is a great place to visit. There are tours you can take like The Freedom Trail that goes into the North End. There are lots of restaurants, pastry shops and coffee shops. The cobble stone streets and historic sights make for a quaint visit. It is close (walking distance) to a farmers market and lots of local... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The north end presented s with a lively array of residential, historic and vibrant shops. All of Bostons various ethnic flare can be experienced here.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved walking around the North End has there were so many cool little shops and great restaurants all around. The atmosphere there is electric especially in weekends with so many University students crawling the streets of that charming neighborhood. A definite must do while in Boston.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked through the north end while doing the freedom trail , we took a diversion to mikes pastry shop ( separate review ) .. There are loads of restaurants and bars all of which from the outside looked good .. There are lots of little interesting side streets which deserved more exploring than we had time for and we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The north end typifies the description of neighborhood! The restaurants are the BEST and the streets are narrow! Nice to walk the freedom trail and check out the history!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Try to go during the summer months when there is a feast,Hanover st is shut down and the street is full of venders and food,food,food.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

fascinating neighborhood that offers a glimpse into the layout and architectural growth of early Boston....

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many places to eat, mostly small family owned, excellent local restaurants, many of the restaurants do not take reservations so be prepared to wait outdoors for a table. You can spend many days sampling pizza, pasta, veal and seafood. Inexpensive food that is great is easy to find. Many coffee shops, bakeries and Italian food shops on the streets. Grab... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is recomendable to visit Italian neighborhood. It´s a very good place to visit in Boston and have a good day during the day watching the city or at night visiting bars and restaurants.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

More history of Boston and the best of the Italian food. So many places to stop in and enjoy! Small dining and good food.

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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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