Boston, Massachusets, is really an amazing city. It is not very big (600 000 people), but one of the most visited cities worldwide with 12 000 000 visitors every year. What makes Boston so attractive to so many people?

First of all, the position is very picturesque: on the Charles River, in the Suffolk County. And on the Atlantic Ocean! From this position results a very mild climate, with subtropical influences.

Second, this city founded in 1603 played a major role in the American Independency War and was very present in the all american history. You can see it in every corner of the city.

Third, the city is not overcrowded and very safe. The crime statistics are very low for Boston, a real miracle after the ’30 decade, when police was very corupted and had no efficiency.

Visiting Boston, you won’t be disapointed at all! I listed for you bellow a list of necesary things to do in Boston!

1. Franklin Park Zoo. Good for the children, good for the adults, a visit to this wonderful Zoo is very instructive and relaxing.

2.Museum of Fine Arts. It offers a comprehensive vision on the evolution of the world art in the XXth century specially. It is free on wednesday nights.

3. Museum of Science. Amazing machines of all kind in an original approach.

4.New England Aquarium. Huge, fascinating, breathtaking.

5.Harvard University and MIT are worldwide renowned study and research centers. Many Nobel Prize winners are teaching here. Very good for a tourist visit or for a student stay.

6.Quincy Market with its bakeries, restaurants and alleys is a place where you can spend a full day.

7.The freedom trail in the downtown Boston is gathering 16 historical buildings from former centuries.

8.The Prudential Tower is the best place for shopping and dining

9.Boating and sailing in the Boston Harbor. Wonderful outdoor activities for beginners, advanced or profesionals.

10. Emerald Necklace gathers nine parks linked together between parkways or waterways and stretches on over 100 acres. You can walk or ride the bike, having an excelent time. The Public Garden is a component of the Emerald Necklace and America’s first park, opened in 1837.

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