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North End

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North End
As featured in 3 Days in Boston and 8 other guides
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Address: Boston, MA 02109
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+1 617-720-2283
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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This Italian neighborhood, Boston's oldest, is known for its wonderful...

This Italian neighborhood, Boston's oldest, is known for its wonderful restaurants and historic sights. Walk the cobblestone streets to take in the architecture and aromas of delicious food, and visit Paul Revere's house and the Old North Church while you're in the neighborhood.

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My second home is the North End. Just so Relaxing walking up and down Hanover St,and Salem st. My recommendation would be,Lunch/Dinner@Mother Anna's,Then walk to Bova Bakery.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My second home is the North End. Just so Relaxing walking up and down Hanover St,and Salem st. My recommendation would be,Lunch/Dinner@Mother Anna's,Then walk to Bova Bakery.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Though many of the Italian families have moved out to the suburbs, more authenticity has remained in this "little Italy" than any other state's Italian quarter. (Brooklyn, NY may have the only competitor.) This area of Boston is on every visit's "Must Do" guide. Even if you are not planning to wait in line for a dining experience, it is... More 

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Make sure you sample the dessert heaven of boston! I went on a chilly winter night and their hot chocolate was all I needed to feel all warm inside :)

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So much history that it takes at least a whole day to see it all. We visited historical sites along the Freedom Trail and stopped in a restaurant and Mike's Bakery.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The North End is Boston's Little Italy. It is filled with amazing restaurants and bakeries. Not to be missed on your visit to Boston. Some great spots: Dinner - Antico Forno, Dessert - Bovas or Modern Pastry. Great vibe at night.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Boston is truly a walking city and the North End certainly fits the bill. Be prepared for some hills and wobbly sidewalks. But the North End oozes charm and authentic city neighborhood feel. The Italian American bookstore, I Am Books, Iis a must see another must is to check out the cannoli shops and determine if you are a Modern... More 

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The North End is as vibrant as it gets , great people watching , cafes, restaurants, History , accents from everywhere , Mikes Pastry, Olde Forge Realty for real estate, Paul Revere's house , chilly winds From the Harbor before you slip into one of the most unique bars and eateries in the East Coast BOSTON 's North End 😎❤️️🍺

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The North End is a Gem that ALL should experience. The food as well as the History make this a Must See.

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Great restaurants, coffee shops, architecture, people, sights, places to go, things to do. Don't miss the North End when visiting Boston.

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Can be somewhat touristy, but you can find some excellent restaurants and the streets are beautiful and historic!

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Wandering around Boston’s North End can feel like being transported to Europe. Stroll down Hanover and Salem streets for the finest Italian restaurants, bakeries, cafes, and a few boutique shops. Take part in the big debate as to whether Modern Pastry or Mike’s serves a better cannoli. Before your food coma sets in, make sure to stop by historic Paul Revere’s home, and follow the Freedom Trail to Old North Church and Copp’s Hill Burying Ground. Take a rest in a cafe on Hanover street and observe the quirky, European character of the North End.
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