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Allston

This small, mostly residential neighborhood is home to the students of Boston’s many colleges, as well as long-term residents. Altho...

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Back Bay

Back Bay is a luxury shopping and residential area in Boston, featuring popular boutiques, restaurants, and skyscrapers like the Joh...

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Bay Village

A mostly residential neighborhood, this small but animated area is home to many of the city’s local LGBT entertainers and prominent ...

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Beacon Hill

A historically and politically important spot in Boston, this area is the location of both the Massachusetts State House and the Bla...

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Brighton

Linked to Allston, this neighborhood also shares its proximity to Boston’s colleges and is home to many of their graduates. The Brig...

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Charlestown

Beside the city’s Charles River and Mystic River, this waterfront neighborhood is home to the Boston Navy Yard and Bunker Hill Monum...

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Chinatown

The hub of the city’s Chinese-American population, Chinatown offers a splash of Asian culture through their many small businesses, i...

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Dorchester

A former city itself, Dorchester is the largest neighborhood in Boston and boasts a wide range of attractions. Here you’ll find a va...

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Downtown

Downtown Boston is brimming with a rich history that can be viewed along the Freedom Trail, which marks nationally significant sites...

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East Boston

Known by the locals as Eastie, this is the first neighborhood visitors will likely see as it holds Boston Logan International Airpor...

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Fenway

This may be the final destination for baseball fans from around the country during high seasons. Home to the famous Boston Red Sox, ...

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Harbor Islands

A National Recreation Area, these islands can only be accessed through a ferry service. Filled with greenery and tiny forests, a few...

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Hyde Park

Home to many historic buildings and sites, this neighborhood once held the first all African-American army unit. A quiet, laid back ...

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Jamaica Plain

Home to the city’s major Hispanic populations and officially deemed the Latin Quarter, this area is rich with Latin culture and smal...

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Leather District

As the name implies, this area was the location of Boston’s leather industry in the 1800s. Today, however, its industrial styled bui...

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Longwood

A medical neighborhood, it is the main location of several teaching hospitals and medical centers. As you may already consider, it m...

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Mattapan

Home to much of the area’s immigrant population, the majority of which hail from the Caribbean, Mattapan has a great mix of cultural...

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Mission Hill

The location of several universities and hospitals, Mission Hill is currently seeing a return and revival of its residential populat...

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North End

This energetic neighborhood houses the city’s Italian-American population, as such, it is informally known by locals as Boston’s Lit...

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Roslindale

Growing from a streetcar suburb in the 1800s, Roslindale remains a mostly residential area. A small neighborhood situated in the mid...

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Roxbury

Known as a prominent African-American neighborhood, residents of this area have undertaken many initiatives. They developed one of t...

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South Boston

South Boston is popular for its proud Irish-American population. Historically a working-class neighborhood for Irish immigrants, her...

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South Boston Wate...

Formerly a seaport district, this neighborhood has experienced a relatively recent boom in employment and housing. An initiative ena...

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South End

One of Boston’s most trendy neighborhoods, South End hosts eateries such as food trucks, pubs, and LGBT spots. Small businesses have...

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West End

Boston’s skyscraper hotspot, this area is home to both towers and historic buildings. The iconic Bulfinch Triangle Historic District...

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West Roxbury

A quiet neighborhood, like Roxbury, West Roxbury has historically been home to a large Irish-American population. Their cultural inf...

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