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Address: Back Bay, Boston, MA 02105
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Boston's chic shopping address mixes elegant boutiques with funky salons...

Boston's chic shopping address mixes elegant boutiques with funky salons and trendy galleries.

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3 wealthiest street in the USA

High end shops,eateries and condos. It is NYNY'S 5TH AVE! Watch the Bentley's,Ferraris, Lamborghini's cruse the strip. Celebrities walking up and down the street. Give yourself an... read more

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Boston, Massachusetts
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109 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

High end shops,eateries and condos. It is NYNY'S 5TH AVE! Watch the Bentley's,Ferraris, Lamborghini's cruse the strip. Celebrities walking up and down the street. Give yourself an hour to take it all in.

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New York City, New York
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118 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful street. I grew up shopping on This street as a child with my Mother. I Remember her as a very handsome and Glamorous woman, one of the most glamorous women in Boston at the time. In the 1960's, My father had made a fortune. He invented a Heating System in 1965, for which they appointed him as a Professor... More 

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Pittsburgh
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We enjoyed a nice walk and window shopping. Lots of places to stop for a coffee or snack. Left the kids back at the hotel and took a nice walk. Sidewalks seem to be expanded and tons of crosswalks. Great brownstones.

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Winchester, Massachusetts
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There are some one of a kind shops in this area where you can find fun things, but most stores are expensive brand name stores here. Fun area to go for the pulse on a Friday or weekend (but crazy busy and difficult to get a table, especially outside and if it's summer and warm.) Really nice when you do... More 

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Miami, Florida
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great way to spend a day in Boston. Beautiful old buidling with quaint shops and boutiques lining both sides of the streets. Very clean and so pretty in the spring with the tulips and other colorful flowers.

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Honolulu
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

very scenic with interesting architecture and many beautiflu churches. Good for shopping also with many small restaurants

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South Windsor, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed strolling down the Back Bay streets and viewing the architectural features of the varied row houses. Usually doors and iron work, as well as the pretty seasonal plant beds and planters. These residents must keep local florists/Garden Centers busy.

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Brownsville, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

All kinds of shops and restaurants located on this street . . . pretty much what ever you're looking for. I would highly recommend taking a walk down the street.

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very fun, lots of fun shopping. Funky, quirky and everything in between. Also lots of sidewalk cafes. A great place to spend the afternoon strolling around. Great photos can be taken of the shop fronts, brownstones and people here!

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Rechovot, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice trendy street where you can find all of the "in" shops. My favorites were antropolgie and the harry potter shop. Not a cheep place by any account .

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Staying in Back Bay

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Back Bay
Wander around this quintessential neighborhood in the heart of Boston for high-end shops, restaurants, and the feeling of city bustle. Its most identifiable skyscrapers, the Prudential Center and John Hancock Tower, are highlights of the city skyline. Visit Newbury street to explore unique and trendy boutiques – as well as every other kind of store imaginable – all housed in beautiful brownstone buildings. In nice weather, restaurant patio seating is packed with Bostonians and tourists alike soaking up the sunshine and enjoying the food. Commonwealth Ave offers a beautiful stroll down residential tree-lined streets. Keep walking towards the Charles River and enjoy a beautiful view by the water. In warmer months, people run and bike on paths running along the esplanade, and sail and kayak on the Charles River. Boylston street, also full of shops, bars, and restaurants, is the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Head towards Copley Square and check out the Boston Public Library, which is particularly beautiful from the Dartmouth street entrance.
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