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Beacon Hill & Boston Common

Abutted by the Boston Common – the nation’s original public park and the centerpiece of the city – and topped with the gold-domed Massachusetts State House, Beacon Hill is the neighborhood most often featured on Boston postcards. The retail and residential streets on Beacon Hill are delightfully, quintessentially Boston.

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Top attractions

These are our favorite local haunts, touristy spots, and hidden gems throughout Beacon Hill & Boston Common.

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