The Freedom Trail, which is three miles long, takes you past and into 16 of the city’s most important historic monuments. You can easily follow the red bricks on the sidewalk or by your footprints at street crossings.
In 1995, the New England Holocaust Memorial was established “as an beacon of hope and memory.” The six glass towers can be viewed from the Freedom Trail. Visitors may contemplate the Holocaust and human rights by walking under them.
The Museum of Fine Arts is a top tourist attraction in Boston. It houses an impressive collection of artworks and artifacts from around the world.
Faneuil Hall is known as the “cradle for liberty”. It was originally built by Peter Faneuil, a Huguenot merchant and as a market hall. He presented it to the city with the condition that it be always open to the public.
Boston Common is America’s oldest park. It also marks the beginning of the Freedom Trail. This large green space is used year round by many locals. It also contains numerous monuments and the Central Burying Ground from 1756.
The North End of Boston offers a diverse collection of all things Boston used to be and still is. The historic neighborhood offers a rare glimpse into Boston, from the homes to the businesses.
The four museums make up the complex and contain valuable artifacts like the Lewis and Clark artifacts, but for most people the highlight is the over 3,000 models of 830 different species of flowers and plants.