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List of top attractions in Boston. This list ranks the best things to do in Boston, the capital city of Massachusetts. Boston is known for being one of the oldest cities in the United States with many key events such as the American Revolution, the Boston Tea Party, the Boston Massacre and the Battle of Bunker Hill traced back to Boston history and ultimately, United States history. 

Boston was founded by Puritan colonists from England in 1630, and since then, Boston has become a hub for higher education with more than 100 colleges and universities, including Boston University and Harvard, Cambridge and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology nearby with a large presence in the city of Boston. Aside from Boston's rich roots in education, Boston attracts many tourists each year for the city's rich roots in American history. Faneuil Hall, Boston's marketplace and meeting hall since 1742, alone attractions millions of visitors each year and is one of America's most visited tourist sites list by Forbes. 

If you're visiting Boston in the fall, don't forget to take advantage of Boston's beautiful fall foliage. Visit the Boston Common, America's oldest public park, and take a stroll to admire the beauty of Boston's outdoor spaces designed by landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted who also designed New York's famous Central Park. 

What are the top attractions in Boston? Use this list to rank up the best things to do in Boston!

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Faneuil Hall is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Faneuil Hall Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Boston, Massachusetts

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Fenway Park is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Fenway Park Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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Public Garden is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Public Garden Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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Boston Common is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Boston Common Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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Museum of Fine Arts, Boston is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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Old State House is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Old State House Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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Boston Harbor is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Boston Harbor Massachusetts, USA

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Freedom Trail is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Freedom Trail Massachusetts, USA

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Beacon Hill is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Beacon Hill Massachusetts, USA

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New England Aquarium is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
New England Aquarium Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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Newbury Street is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Newbury Street Massachusetts, USA

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USS Constitution is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
USS Constitution Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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Museum of Science is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Museum of Science Massachusetts, United States of America

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Quincy Market is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Quincy Market Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Boston, Massachusetts

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Paul Revere House is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Paul Revere House Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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Old North Church is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Old North Church Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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Boston Navy Yard is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Boston Navy Yard Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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Isabella Stewart Gardner Museu... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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Castle Island is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
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Bunker Hill Monument is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Bunker Hill Monument Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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Massachusetts State House is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Massachusetts State House Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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Harvard Yard is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Harvard Yard Massachusetts, USA

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USS Constitution Museum is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
USS Constitution Museum Massachusetts, USA

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Harvard Museum of Natural Hist... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Harvard Museum of Natural History Massachusetts, USA

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Peabody Museum of Archaeology ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston

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Longfellow Bridge is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Longfellow Bridge Massachusetts, USA

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Symphony Hall is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Symphony Hall Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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John F. Kennedy Library is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
John F. Kennedy Library Eastern United States, Boston-Quincy^! MA Metropolitan Division, New England

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Boston Children's Museum is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Boston Children's Museum Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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MIT Museum is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
MIT Museum Massachusetts, USA

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John Hancock Tower is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
John Hancock Tower Massachusetts, USA

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Arnold Arboretum is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Arnold Arboretum Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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Franklin Park Zoo is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Franklin Park Zoo Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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Trinity Church is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Trinity Church Newport, Rhode Island, USA

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The Shops at Prudential Center is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Prudential Center

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Georges Island is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Georges Island

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Revere Beach is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Revere Beach Revere, Massachusetts, USA

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Hatch Memorial Shell is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Hatch Memorial Shell Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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Spectacle Island is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Spectacle Island Massachusetts, USA

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Institute of Contemporary Art is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Institute of Contemporary Art Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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Suffolk Downs is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Suffolk Downs Massachusetts, USA

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Mapparium is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Mapparium

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Wilbur Theatre is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Wilbur Theatre Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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Charles Playhouse is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Charles Playhouse Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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The Liberty Hotel is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
The Liberty Hotel Boston, Massachusetts, USA