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The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston 

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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. 

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Fenway Park is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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Boston Common is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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Faneuil Hall is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Boston, Massachusetts
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Public Garden is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Public Garden
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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Freedom Trail is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Freedom Trail
Massachusetts, USA
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Museum of Fine Arts, Bos... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
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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Old State House is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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Newbury Street is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Newbury Street
Massachusetts, USA
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Beacon Hill is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Beacon Hill
Massachusetts, USA
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USS Constitution is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
USS Constitution
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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Quincy Market is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Quincy Market
Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Boston, Massachusetts
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Museum of Science is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Massachusetts, United States of America
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New England Aquarium is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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Paul Revere House is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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Massachusetts State Hous... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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Old North Church is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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Bunker Hill Monument is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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Isabella Stewart Gardner... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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Castle Island is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Division No. 13, Alberta, Canada
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USS Constitution Museum ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
USS Constitution Museum
Massachusetts, USA
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Harvard Museum of Natura... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Harvard Museum of Natural History
Massachusetts, USA
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Harvard Yard is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Harvard Yard
Massachusetts, USA
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Longfellow Bridge is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Massachusetts, USA
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John F. Kennedy Library ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Boston
Eastern United States, Boston-Quincy, MA Metropolitan Division