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Back Bay

Boston, MA
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This tony neighborhood--one of the two most expensive residential areas in Boston--started as a bay. The bay was filled in during the 19th century to create the area now known by the name Back Bay. The area is known for its Victorian brownstones, the Boston Public Library, shopping, office high rises and upscale hotels.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Because Back Bay was filled in during the 1800s, most of the architecture is from the latter portion of that century. Several of the churches are graced with Tiffany and Faber stained glass and are remarkable. Close by is the Boston Public Garden which is...More

Thank Quita S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Copley or Back Bay is a neighborhood with in the City of Boston. It is sandwiched in between Downtown, Beacon Hill, Roxbury and Kenmore. This old Boston Neighborhood is the heart of the city. My love affair with Copley began when I was a mere...More

Thank Dolores Anna C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved the Back Bay. It was very charming. I wish I could have spent more time exploring but I was only in Boston for a few days. One day I hope to go back and see more sights around Boston. It's an amazing city.

Thank paulinem1956
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited en route to the aquarium, lots to do and see , cinema complex, vendors here for duck tours etc

Thank Dykeneuk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This area and neighborhood is great. Very well kept for the most part, so nice to walk around and take in the ascents of Boston. It's local is perfect for getting anywhere either walking to Newberry St. or taking the T too Fenway, it's all...More

Thank 972michaela
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Attractions, easy to get around and a lot to see. The library will let you feel you can spend a long time in the city and be contented.

Thank Joel H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very elegant part of town to walk- beautiful townhouses one right next to the other, looking eletgant, dignified--and expensive-- great shops and restaurants in this neighborhood as well.

Thank couplessPS
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Lots of shops and high end restaurants with some interesting history of old Boston wealth settling here years ago. Easy access from the subway.

Thank MichiganMom71
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The Back Bay of Boston is where the action is. Wonderful hotels, fabulous restaurants, shop till you drop, Overwhelming HISTORY everywhere. I loved it. Took a bay cruise, checked out "Old Ironsides", said hello to the Boston Commons. What's not to like?

Thank Charles M
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Back Bay is safe, live, residential and industrial neighborhood of Boston. It is most famous for its rows of Victorian brownstone homes — considered one of the best preserved examples of 19th-century urban design in the United States — as well as numerous architecturally significant...More

Thank tk3232
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Back Bay
Wander around this quintessential neighborhood in the
heart of Boston for high-end shops, restaurants, and
the feeling of city bustle. Its most identifiable
skyscrapers, the Prudential Center and John Hancock
Tower, are highlights of the city skyline. Visit
Newbury street to explore unique and trendy boutiques
– as well as every other kind of store imaginable –
all housed in beautiful brownstone buildings. In nice
...More
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pvillejennie
12 April 2016|
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Response from JoeP2794 | Reviewed this property |
This year the Back Bay route is very short. On Commonwealth Ave from Mass Ave to Hereford right on Hereford to Boylston and then on to the finish line. You wont be able to get close to the finish line so I suggest either on... More
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dowjoan
4 October 2015|
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Response from Nikos T | Reviewed this property |
Check the website and maybe give them a call.
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