Downtown Boston

Downtown is really the heart of the city. Boston City Hall is here, and many powerful companies and agencies are headquartered in the area. Since urban planning was done here before the advent of the automobile, this area of town has secured a decidedly European flavor.
Photo: Beyond My Ken, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Notable Places in the Area

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 . 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 , . Photo: Daderot, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a central public park in downtown Boston, . Photo: Phillip Capper, CC BY 2.0.

The is a historic building in , . Photo: Dschwen, CC BY-SA 2.5.

Localities in the Area

A city of history and tradition, offers a proud legacy of culture, education, and numerous sporting championships. Photo: soelin, CC BY 2.0.

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

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

Downtown Boston

42.3555° or 42° 21' 19.6" north
-71.0605° or 71° 3' 37.7" west
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Also Known As

  • Chinese: 市中心
  • Chinese: 波士頓下城
  • Chinese: 波士頓市中心
  • Chinese: 波士顿下城
  • Chinese: 波士顿市中心
  • German: Boston/Downtown
  • German: Downtown
  • Hebrew: בוסטון/מרכז העיר
  • Hebrew: מרכז העיר
  • Italian: Boston/Downtown
  • Italian: Downtown Boston

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