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Charles Street

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A lovely old street full of shops and places to eat and drink

If your time is limited whilst visiting Boston, this is one street well worth a visit for it's... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2017
Mike M
Nottingham, United Kingdom
This is my favorite street in Boston

Located around the corner from Mass General Hospital, I was here last in June 2004. It is such a... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2017
Lisa S
New York City, New York
via mobile
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Boston, MA
Beacon Hill
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

If your time is limited whilst visiting Boston, this is one street well worth a visit for it's variety of shops stores and places to eat or drink. Well worth a visit.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Located around the corner from Mass General Hospital, I was here last in June 2004. It is such a beautiful and historic street with the best Antiques and a wonderful auction house where you can Get great bargains. I have bought things from this neighborhood...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This street reminds one of "olde" Boston, yet the stores are quite differentiated to appeal to anyone's taste! Good old Starbucks is on Charles Street as is J.P. Licks. The pasta at Artu's is unbeatable! There is a cleaners, a stationary store, a True Value...More

1  Thank maggied00dle
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Boston's architecture along side to many shops, coffee shops and restaurants. Walk through Boston Public Garden, stroll through the charming narrow Beacon Hill streets. Have a wonderful day!

Thank Neta_Avivi
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Boston's great, and this street in particular is awesome. So many great shops to experience and places to chill. Great variety no matter what you fancy. People here are the best! Come, shop, chill and relax with coffee or a pint, you'll love this street!

Reviewed 27 March 2017

Nice Street to walk around if you are in Boston. There are antique stores, gift shops, art boutiques, and clothing stores. This street (and the nearest area) is also distinguished by its architecture.

Thank Wayne D
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Charles street is in the brick laden Beacon Hill. A picturesque place to stroll, shop at boutiques, or stop for a bite to eat.

Thank Kait_De
Reviewed 17 November 2016

My friend specifically asked the concierge for a shopping area that had more local boutiques rather than chain stores and he pointed us to Charles St. He was right. Mostly stores (a little pricey but what do you expect when you are located on Beacon...More

1  Thank Sabena Y
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We took many photos while we enjoyed the historic charm of Charles Street. The coffee shop was a welcomed refreshment as well as the antique stores and quaint shops. Very clean and picturesque. This area gave us a memorable morning with a walk through Boston...More

1  Thank Michelle R
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Definitely a lot of tourists walking up and down Charles Street. Not many great stores and restaurants. Streets are crowded and not worth the aggravation.

Thank Gregrob1980
Beacon Hill
Visit this historic and ritzy Boston neighborhood to
soak up its classic New England charm as you stroll
down cobblestoned, gas-lamp lined streets. Bring your
walking shoes, camera, and select a nice day to wander
through the hilly neighborhood and check out its
exclusive addresses. Louisburg Square, Mt. Vernon
street, Chestnut street and the extremely narrow and
widely photographed Acorn street make a nice walking
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