Boston

A city of history and tradition, Boston offers a proud legacy of culture, education, and numerous sporting championships. The city'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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Popular Destinations

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.

Notable Places in the Area

Stadium
, often called The Garden, is a multi-purpose arena in Boston, . Photo: Nywalton, Public domain.

Hospital
is the original and largest teaching hospital of located in the neighborhood of Boston, . Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

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 neighborhood of Boston. Photo: Audience, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Public building
is a marketplace and meeting hall located near the waterfront and today's Government Center, in Boston, . Photo: Daderot, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Destinations

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.

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

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.

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

Localities in the Area

is a city in , , United States, directly across the from the city of Boston. Photo: InvictaHOG, Public domain.

is a city in , across the Charles River from Boston. Photo: Phoebe, CC BY 2.5.

Your dad might still derisively call it "Slummerville", but today that tired old moniker couldn't be further from the truth. Photo: Eric Kilby, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Boston

Latitude
42.3603° or 42° 21' 36.9" north
Longitude
-71.0583° or 71° 3' 29.8" west
Population
667,000
IATA airport code
BOS
United Nations Location Code
US BOS
Elevation
46 feet (14 metres)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 158809705
Geo­Names ID
4930956
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