Beacon Hill

Historical heavyweights, Back Bay and Beacon Hill are some of 's most beautiful neighborhoods. With narrow, gas-lit streets and scores of architecturally significant buildings, these distinctly different neighborhoods will make up the core of almost any visitor's itinerary.

Notable Places in the Area

Historic building
The was a 19th-century school located in Beacon Hill, Boston, Massachusetts. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

The , in the heart of Boston, Massachusetts's Beacon Hill neighborhood, interprets 15 pre-Civil War structures relating to the history of Boston's 19th-century African-American community. Photo: Swampyank, Public domain.

is a private square located in the Beacon Hill neighborhood of , that is maintained by the Proprietors.

Government building
The , also known as the Massachusetts Statehouse or the New State House, is the state capitol and seat of government for the , located in the Beacon Hill neighborhood of . Photo: Audience, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Historical heavyweights, Back Bay and Beacon Hill are some of 's most beautiful neighborhoods. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

The is a neighborhood of , Massachusetts, bounded generally by Cambridge Street… Photo: RawheaD Rex, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Downtown is really the heart of the city. Boston City Hall is here, and many powerful companies and agencies are headquartered in the area. Photo: Godsendlemiwinks, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Beacon Hill

42.3587° or 42° 21' 31.4" north
-71.0678° or 71° 4' 4.2" west
92 feet (28 metres)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 158812288
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Chinese: 灯塔山
  • Chinese: 邦克山
  • Dutch: Beacon Hill
  • English: Beacon Hill, Boston
  • English: Beacon Hill Historic District
  • French: Beacon Hill
  • French: Beacon Hill Historic District
  • German: Beacon Hill
  • German: Beacon Hill (Boston)
  • Italian: Beacon Hill
  • Japanese: ビーコンヒル (ボストン)
  • Japanese: ビーコンヒル
  • Korean: 비컨힐 (보스턴)
  • Swedish: Beacon Hill
  • Ukrainian: Beacon Hill (Бостон)
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