Boston is the largest city in New England and also the capital of the state of Massachusetts. Boston tourist attractions are uncountable. The original location of Boston is on top of three hills such as Beacon Hill, Copp’s Hill and Fort Hill. The name Boston was coined by the English settlers who came to this place at mid 17th century. These people named the place after the birthplace of one of their leaders named Boston Lincolnshire. It became a new colony by the Governor John Winthrop.
Boston tourist attraction include a number of worth visiting places. The names of this tourist hubs are as follows:
Boston National Historical Park
Charlestown – Bunker Hill Monument
Charlestown- Navy Yard
Old State House
Old North Church
Beacon Hill is believed to be the home of the elite class of the people of Boston who are well known as the “Brahmin”. It is said that the African Americans have been living here since 19th century. The houses here are three of four storied and constructed of brown bricks to make it more attractive looking. The houses are build in the Federal style. The atmosphere of the place with its brick made sidewalks and streets gives a feel of the English style. The attractions nearby Beacon Hill are as follows:
Hatch Memorial Shell
Nicholas House Museum
Institute of Contemporary Art
Museum of Afro American History etc.
Charlestown was developed in the year 1628 and since then the population increased considerably within two years. This was resulted under the direction of Governor John Winthrop. It was in 1800 when the U.S Navy Yard was inaugurated. It was from then that Charlestown earned reputation of a famous tourist destination in Boston. The attractions near Charlestown are as follows:
Logan International Airport
Mary Baker Eddy Library
Museum of Printing
Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority etc.
The Copley Square is one of the top tourist attractions in Boston. Situated in the west of the Hancock Tower, the Copley Square is the main square of the Back Bay area. One can find the Trinity Church on the east side of the square. Again there is the Boston Public Library on the West side of the square. It is designed in the Italian Renaissance style.
Fenway Park is another popular destination for the tourists of Boston. It is a sports complex opened in April 1912. The Green Monstar is the best feature and characteristics of the stadium. One can see some of the old remains of the stadium like the hand operated scoreboard and old time baseball. The siting capacity of the stadium is 33871. There are some gift shops and some nice restaurants in the nearby area of the stadium. The popular spots to visit around the Fenway Park are as follow:
First and Second Church
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
John Hancock Tower
Museum of Fine Arts Boston
John B Hynes Convention Center etc.