"The heart of Boston: Fanueil Hall and Quincy Marke" Faneuil Hall - Quincy Market Tip by Tom_Fields

Faneuil Hall - Quincy Market, Boston: 90 reviews and 183 photos

  Fanueil Hall
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  • Fanueil Hall - Boston
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  • Front view of Fanueil Hall - Boston
      Front view of Fanueil Hall
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  • Quincy Market on a busy day - Boston
      Quincy Market on a busy day
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  • Quincy Market's crowded food court - Boston
      Quincy Market's crowded food court
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  • Nearby Haymarket - Boston
      Nearby Haymarket
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If Boston has an actual center, this is it. Culturally, historically, and economically, this is the heart of the city.

Constructed in 1742, Fanueil (rhymes with "annual") Hall has served ever since as a shopping center and local meeting place. Here, leaders of the colonial rebellion, such as Samuel Adams and Paul Revere met to discuss the political situation and chart a course of action.

Quincy Market was built in the early 1800s to accomodate the overflow from the venerable Fanueil Hall. This is more of a typical urban shopping area.

Haymarket is an outdoor market with stalls selling fresh produce and all kinds of other items. It's next to Quincy Market.

This remains an excellent place to shop, eat, drink, watch the people, and simply hang out.

Address: 1 Fanueil Hall Square, Boston, MA 02109
Directions: Fanueil Hall is between Congress, State, and North Streets in downtown Boston. Quincy Market is nearby, at:

4 Merchants Row
Boston, MA 02109

Phone: 617-338-2323 Quincy Market
Website: http://www.faneuilhallmarketplace.com/

Review Helpfulness: 2 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Feb 24, 2006
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