"Boston Common" Boston Common Tip by Sharrie

Boston Common, Boston: 77 reviews and 149 photos


BOSTON COMMON: America's oldest public park (50 acres).

Home to Boston's famous Swan Boats. For the young at hearts, try the 20 mins pedal-powered boat rides, Boston's most endearing traditions since 1877. US$2 per ride, beginning June 21.

It was a common pasture land until 1830.
Public hangings took place here until 1817.

Directions: Bound by Tremont, Beacon, Charles and Boylston Streets.
Phone: 617-635 4500
Website: http://www.cityofboston.gov/freedomtrail/bostoncom

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Feb 25, 2003
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