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Acorn Street

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Address: Boston, MA 02108
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USD 35.00*
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Copley Square to Downtown Boston Freedom Trail Walking Tour
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USD 300.00*
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Private Customized Walking Tour of Boston

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If you love ancient construction!

Walking through the most ancient road, you feel so wonderful! We were all four members of our family. And may call a great union memory of ours in Boston.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Nha Trang, Vietnam
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Nha Trang, Vietnam
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking through the most ancient road, you feel so wonderful! We were all four members of our family. And may call a great union memory of ours in Boston.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

I was only in Boston for an afternoon and deliberately sought this place out for it's reputation as the prettiest street in Boston. It did not disappoint and is a great quiet street for taking a few photos and soaking up the old timer atmosphere.

1 Thank DaveSwin
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

It's an adorable street and very popular for photos. It's definitely worth walking around Beacon Hill in general - very nice area.

Thank LizM201486
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

This is pretty much a photo op but worth it. Parking is at a premium so I parked briefly in resident parking, with my hazard lights on, just to snap a few photos and to let the kids run up and down the whole street (darn tourists). It is charming and you don't need to spend long here. It is... More 

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Milton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

One of the prettiest and most historical streets in Boston this is a great off the beaten track place to see

1 Thank El C
Managua, Managua, Nicaragua
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Probably not worth the trip just to see this but it was picturesque and a nice find in the middle of Boston's renovation. I wouldn't want to live here though...people always here taking pictures....ahh tourists!

1 Thank ElChele_13
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Pretty little cobbled street in Beacon Hill area of Boston. It's worth a visit if you are in the area.

Thank Ditex144
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

There is beauty everywhere in Boston, such a lovely place with old world charm. This street is a lovely reminder of days gone by. A perfect place for photos.

Thank Kylie B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Boston...What a town...So much beauty and history...You could spend hour's just getting lost on one street...I've lived in Boston for 20 years...and there are still places I'm still discovering:)

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Neston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

This is a world famous location and is seen in any collection of Boston photos. Considering that and the fact that we were there mid afternoon, there were only a handful of tourists . You need to be sure footed though as the cobbles and pavement are very uneven. If you need to ask how much one of the houses... More 

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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 path. Make sure to meander down Charles street to poke into boutiques and antique shops, cafes, and restaurants on this quaint shopping street. Don’t forget to catch a glimpse up close of the State House with its beautiful and iconic dome.
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