Newbury Street: Like New York's Fifth Avenue, Newbury Street is lined with shops and restaurants. The first stores opened around 1905, and by 1920 the lower part of the street became a place for the wealthy.
Boston Common: Considered the oldest public park in the United States, Boston Common is a great place to relax after your visit to the city. Inside, there are also places to visit such as the Parkman Kiosk, the Soldiers and Sailors Monument, the Frog Pond, the Pope John Paul II Memorial, the Central Cemetery, as well as the Brewer Fountain, among others.
Fenway Park: Home of the Red Sox, this baseball stadium has over 100 years of history and a capacity of over 35,000 spectators. There are guided tours available that will tell you more about the history of the place, as well as some of the more curious facts, such as the fire that took place in 1934.
Institute of Contemporary Art: Formerly located on Boylston Street, this waterfront art museum and exhibition space features exhibition halls, a theatre, a bookshop, workshops and more.
Beacon Hill: One of Boston's most original neighbourhoods, Beacon Hill, with its cobblestone streets and brick houses, is a great attraction. It has one of the most photographed streets in the country, Arcon Street, built in the 19th century. If you decide to visit this wonderful place, you can visit the Otis House Museum and the Nichols House Museum, as well as the Boston Athenaum library.
Quincy Market: Housed in a building with over 190 years of history and considered a National Historic Landmark, Quincy Market is a great place to enjoy the city's cuisine.
Old South Meeting House: This is where the meetings and events that led to the American Revolution took place. Its construction is inspired by English country churches, crowned with a bell tower and octagonal spire. It was the site of the 'Tea Riot', in which three shiploads of tea were thrown into the sea in protest at high import duties.
Financial district: Located in the city centre, it has famous skyscrapers such as Marriot's Custom House Tower, Exchange Place and John Hancock Tower.
Public Library: Founded in 1848, it is considered the largest municipal library in the United States. It has more than 15 million books and was the first public library in the country to allow books to be borrowed and taken home.
Cambridge: It is known for its two prestigious universities, Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. It is home to people from many different ethnic and social backgrounds, creating a tolerant and liberal atmosphere.