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Old North Church

193 Salem St, Boston, MA 02113-1123
+1 617-523-6676
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The signal from the steeple of Boston's oldest church triggered the War for Independence that led to the birth of America. On that fateful night in 1775, the two lanterns in the steeple told Paul Revere that the British were approaching by boat, not on foot.
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193 Salem St, Boston, MA 02113-1123
North End
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Reviewed yesterday

To be able to be standing in the place that Paul Revere lit the lantern and George Washington sat for a service is beyond words. It really take you back, loved it!

Thank Chris123app
Reviewed yesterday

Visited here as part of a tour, learned all about Paul Revere and the historic significance of the church. Also interesting to hear about the unusual box seating which still remains. Worth a visit.

Thank llpasah
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Worth the trip to the church. Great history and the talk they give is very informative. It's easy to walk to.

Thank vols94
Reviewed 2 days ago

Everyone needs to visit this famous church. Sitting in the worship boxes even makes you feel like you were back 200 years ago. The ranger was well spoken and very informative also. I wish there was more time to walk around and look at the...More

1  Thank toscwolfstar
Reviewed 6 days ago

A must see if you are in the vicinity. Interesting history and quaint architecture. Oozes New England.

1  Thank Peter M
Reviewed 6 days ago

The church sits along the Freedom Trail and is a must see while there. You can just feel the history while inside, and our guide was loaded with historical facts. Though there was no charge to enter, they do ask for free-will donations to assist...More

1  Thank JAMESknoxville
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great opportunity to feel the history and have the excellent guide provide narrative. WELL DONE. I'd very much enjoy going on Sunday for service.

1  Thank AquaBarb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

$3 per person was requested for the renovation of the church. The guide inside gave about a five minute talk about the church and its history . Very informative Still active church for services

1  Thank WonderWoman20162016
Reviewed 1 week ago

This lovely church is part of the FREEDOM TRAIL but well worth a visit. Try not to coincide this with the SUNDAY service or you womt be able to go inside.

1  Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 1 week ago

One if by land, two if by sea said the lanterns that hung from the towering white steeple of the Old North Church. It warned which way the British troops were headed for Concord, MA. sparking Paul Revere's famous ride. Located in Boston's North End...More

1  Thank Ed D
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Hayley1607
27 July 2017|
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Response from Michael N | Reviewed this property |
The Freedom Trail is 2.5 miles and if you stop at each of the historic sites to see them it takes 5-6 hours. The Old North Church can be seen in a self guided tour in 15-20 minutes. They do have a guided crypt and bell... More
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aja222
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Response from Greg C | Reviewed this property |
I think you answered your own question. I fully agree.
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TouristTrap9597
15 May 2015|
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Response from indonesianprincess13 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, after regular Sunday services.
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