Boston - Back Bay (PDF Chapter)
This is the Back Bay chapter from Lonely Planet’s Boston guidebook.
Back Bay isn’t as historically significant as some Boston neighborhoods, but thanks to magnificent Victorian brownstones and high-minded civic plazas, it’s among the loveliest. After admiring architecture and browsing books, you’re perfectly placed for some window shopping or gallery hopping.
- admire Boston’s most evocative and archetypal architecture in Copley Square
- stroll, cycle or run along the Charles River Esplanade
- feel yourself at the center of the world in the unusual Mapparium
- restaurants & bars
Coverage includes: Neighborhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping and Sports & Activities.
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