Representing the journey of life, a granite path winds its way to a central fountain, offering a few moments of contemplative respite to anyone who cares to take the time to walk the course. Dedicated by the Armenian Heritage Foundation, the nearby sculpture honors the immigrant experience.

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Nearby Boston attractions

1. Rose Kennedy Greenway

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Where once there was a hulking overhead highway, now winds a 27-acre strip of landscaped gardens, fountain-lined greens and public art installations. The…

2. Greenway Carousel

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Take a spin on local sea and woodland creatures, such as lobsters, seals, butterflies and hawks. This one-of-a-kind carousel was designed by local artist…

3. Custom House


The lower portion of the Custom House, begun in 1837, resembles a Greek temple, but the federal government wanted something grander, so in 1913 it…

4. Rings Fountain

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This playful fountain is unpredictable and irresistible, especially on a hot day. The weekly Greenway Open Market is held nearby.

5. Faneuil Hall

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‘Those who cannot bear free speech had best go home,’ said Wendell Phillips. ‘Faneuil Hall is no place for slavish hearts.’ Indeed, this public meeting…

6. New England Aquarium


Teeming with sea creatures of all sizes, shapes and colors, this giant fishbowl is the centerpiece of downtown Boston's waterfront. There are countless…

7. Blackstone Block


Named after Boston’s first settler, this tiny warren of streets dates to the 17th and 18th centuries. Established in 1826, Union Oyster House is Boston’s…

8. Boston Stone

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Located on Blackstone Block – the city's oldest cluster of buildings. Look for the 1737 Boston Stone embedded in the foundation of one of these buildings…