A city of history and tradition, Boston offers a proud legacy of culture, education, and numerous sporting championships. Boston's independent spirit has been displayed to the world ever since colonists angry over a British tax on their beloved tea dumped shiploads of it into the harbor in protest.

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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.

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

Honor. Tradition. Loyalty. If you're familiar with as presented on the silver screen, these values might spring foremost to your mind. Photo: Dale Cruse, CC BY 2.0.

So, you've decided to visit . Congratulations! Photo: ButteBag, CC BY-SA 4.0.


A lot of neighborhoods claim to be diverse, but is the real deal. Photo: David Wilson, CC BY 2.0.

Known as "Little Italy" for over a hundred years, the proudly carries the torch of Boston's Italian heritage. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Both bound closely with Boston while remaining a bit cut off, Allston/Brighton is defined by the colleges that surround it. Photo: Cornellrockey, CC BY-SA 2.5.

The neighborhood is named after Kenmore Square, and after the Fens, both of which it encompasses. Photo: kenji ross, CC BY 2.0.

Possessing the largest Victorian row house district in the country, the is one of Boston's most popular places. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Jamaica Plain and Mission Hill are two distinct neighborhoods within the City of Boston. Photo: Jonathan Bowen, CC BY 2.0.

One of the first towns founded in Massachusetts Bay, is located at the geographic center of Boston. Photo: Bev Sykes, CC BY 2.0.

Boston's was the traditional home of employees at the now-decommissioned Navy Yard. Photo: Traveler100, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The of Boston are four distinct neighborhoods that have been consolidated here for the visitor. Photo: Biruitorul, Public domain.

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LLC is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, a search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware. is situated 1½ miles west of Boston. Photo: Jijithecat, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded by Richard Stallman…

Boston is modern, clean, easy to navigate, and the primary gateway to Boston and . is situated 2½ miles east of Boston. Photo: Agremeister, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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is a city in , across the Charles River from Boston. is situated 2½ miles northwest of Boston. Photo: Phoebe, CC BY 2.5.

Boston's was the traditional home of employees at the now-decommissioned Navy Yard. is situated 1¼ miles north of Boston. Photo: Traveler100, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Historical heavyweights, Back Bay and are some of Boston's most beautiful neighborhoods. Photo: Swampyank, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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