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Boston Tourist Attractions - When making a list of the Boston tourist attractions that you wish to visit when touring Massachusetts, you may automatically place the Paul Revere House and Boston Common on you list. What makes a trip to Boston completely amazing is also investigating the attractions that are less publicized than the others. Filled with historic and cultural value, you will learn a great deal about Boston through these attractions.

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Some of the Boston tourist attractions you may choose to visit during a tour of the city include the Arlington Street Church, Boston Harbor Islands State Park, Acorn Street, Harpoon Brewery, and Thomas Park & Dorchester Heights.

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Harpoon Brewery
306 Northern Ave
Boston, Massachusetts
Not only can you enjoy free beer tasting from Tuesday to Saturday, but you will also learn a great deal about beer production at this Boston tourist attraction. It is free to pay a visit to this historic brewery.

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Arlington Street Church
351 Boylston St.
Boston, Massachusetts
Lovers of architecture may enjoy a stop by this impressive church. When leaving the Public Garden, you only have so far to go before reaching this 1861 gem.

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Thomas Park & Dorchester Heights
Top of Telegraph St
Boston, Massachusetts
Located in South Boston, you will be able to enjoy glorious views, monument browsing, and a healthy dose of fresh air when traveling to this location. Here, you can see what the "Big Dig" is all about.

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Castle Island
William J Day Blvd
Boston, Massachusetts
22 acres of land are available for tourists to explore this interesting historic park. While encountering walkers and joggers, you will also notice a nice beach that is better admiring from afar. Hint, hint: the water is unsafe.

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Fenway Park
4 Yawkey Way
Boston, Massachusetts
Not only is Fenway one of the oldest of the Major League Baseball parks in the U.S., but also is the smallest. If you wish to enjoy a tour of the facilities, prepare to pay a hefty sum.

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Jamaica Plain
Boston, Massachusetts
Whether you visit for the excellent Mexican food or wish to breath in the fresh air of surrounding forests, Jamaica Plain is a pretty decent place to stop when visiting Boston. In this area, you will find the Arnold Arboretum, as well as the Sam Adams Brewery.

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Custom House Tower
3 McKinley Square
Boston, Massachusetts
Dating back to the mid-1800s, this 36-story customhouse marks the first skyscraper in Boston. Hidden in the folds of the clock tower, a pair of famous residents has made their home: Peregrine Falcons, one of the fastest birds in the world.

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Government Center
351 Boylston St.
Boston, Massachusetts
Whether you wish to visit the JFK Building or City Hall, you will find it all at this location. This is your chance to take a photo of you touching the plague commemorating the birthplace of the telephone.

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Longfellow House
105 Brattle St
Boston, Massachusetts
When visiting this tourist attraction, you will find yourself standing by the former home of poet, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The architecture of this establishment presents a Georgian style.

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Cambridge Common
Massachusetts Ave and Garden St
Boston, Massachusetts
This area is open from dawn to dusk and is recommended that you avoid walking here alone when the sun sets. In this area, a grand President Lincoln monument and Irish Potato Famine monument can be enjoyed.

Boston Interesting Facts

  • The Boston subway was America's first, built in 1897.
  • Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone, first
  • demonstrated it in Boston in 1876.
  • Massachusetts has the lowest divorce rate in America with 2.3 divorces per 1000 people.
  • The first lighthouse was built in Boston Harbor in 1716.
  • Basketball was invented by James Naismith in 1891.
  • Clarence Birdseye invented frozen foods in Gloucester in 1925.
  • Boston Common was the nation's first public park, established in 1634.
  • The first sewing machine was built in Boston in 1845.
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