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Acorn Street

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Address: Boston, MA 02108
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great historic - residential area

great to walk around ...up and down the hills and see 400 year old houses. Beautiful area, a hop, skip, and a jump from Boston Commons.

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Ajab K
Montreal, Canada
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Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

great to walk around ...up and down the hills and see 400 year old houses. Beautiful area, a hop, skip, and a jump from Boston Commons.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whether it is the cobbles, the gorgeous homes flanking it, the brass lobster door knockers, photographers adore this street. Set in the oldest part of Boston, and I think, one of the most beautiful, Beacon Hill is worth a morning or afternoon, great restaurants in the area too.

Thank Africanjade
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely street-perfect for pictures with loved ones. For that reason alone, stop by. These are the some of the most expensive homes in Boston. The whole neighborhood is quite beautiful.

Thank Lisserlou
Nha Trang, Vietnam
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Walking through the most ancient road, you feel so wonderful! We were all four members of our family. And may call a great union memory of ours in Boston.

Thank kimvillanhatrang
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 342 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

I was only in Boston for an afternoon and deliberately sought this place out for it's reputation as the prettiest street in Boston. It did not disappoint and is a great quiet street for taking a few photos and soaking up the old timer atmosphere.

1 Thank DaveSwin
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

It's an adorable street and very popular for photos. It's definitely worth walking around Beacon Hill in general - very nice area.

Thank LizM201486
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

This is pretty much a photo op but worth it. Parking is at a premium so I parked briefly in resident parking, with my hazard lights on, just to snap a few photos and to let the kids run up and down the whole street (darn tourists). It is charming and you don't need to spend long here. It is... More 

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Milton, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

One of the prettiest and most historical streets in Boston this is a great off the beaten track place to see

1 Thank El C
Managua, Managua, Nicaragua
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Probably not worth the trip just to see this but it was picturesque and a nice find in the middle of Boston's renovation. I wouldn't want to live here though...people always here taking pictures....ahh tourists!

1 Thank ElChele_13
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Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Pretty little cobbled street in Beacon Hill area of Boston. It's worth a visit if you are in the area.

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Beacon Hill
Visit this historic and ritzy Boston neighborhood to soak up its classic New England charm as you stroll down cobblestoned, gas-lamp lined streets. Bring your walking shoes, camera, and select a nice day to wander through the hilly neighborhood and check out its exclusive addresses. Louisburg Square, Mt. Vernon street, Chestnut street and the extremely narrow and widely photographed Acorn street make a nice walking path. Make sure to meander down Charles street to poke into boutiques and antique shops, cafes, and restaurants on this quaint shopping street. Don’t forget to catch a glimpse up close of the State House with its beautiful and iconic dome.
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