Top 10 Boston: The 10 Best of Everything (DK Eyewitness Travel)
Patricia Harris, David Lyon, Jonathan Schultz
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DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Boston will lead you straight to the very best on offer. Whether you're looking for the things not to miss at the Top 10 sights, or want to find the best nightspots; this guide is the perfect companion.
Rely on dozens of Top 10 lists - from the Top 10 museums to the Top 10 events and festivals - there's even a list of the Top 10 things to avoid. The guide is divided by area with restaurant reviews for each, as well as recommendations for hotels, bars and places to shop.
You'll find the insider knowledge every visitor needs and explore every corner effortlessly with DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Boston.
praise its acoustics, heralding Jordan “the Stradivarius of concert halls.” Hundreds of free classical concerts are performed at this National Historic Landmark hall every year (For further details see New England Conservatory, Jordan Hall). Massachusetts College of Art and Design Galleries The Paine and Bakalar galleries in the South Building of the Massachusetts College of Art mount some of Boston’s most dynamic exhibitions of contemporary visual art. It is the only independent
tatin, and fine wine by the glass. 468 Commonwealth Ave617 375 0699$30–$45 < Around Town Cambridge & Somerville Harvard may hold Cambridge’s undeniable claim to worldwide fame, but that is not to diminish the city’s vibrant neighborhoods, superb restaurants, unique shops, and colorful bars lying just beyond the school’s gates. Harvard Square, with its international newsstands, name-brand shopping, and numerous coffee houses, is a heady mix of urban bohemia and Main Street USA. And despite its
puzzles … if someone plays it, Games People Play either sells it or can get it for you in a couple of days. 1100 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge Colonial Drug This old-fashioned pharmacy-cum-parfumerie features more than 1,000 hard-to-find scents that range from Aprège to Zibeline. 49 Brattle St, Cambridge Porter Exchange Mall Take a trip to Tokyo town in this renovated 1928 Deco building, boasting a Japanese-style noodle hall and gift shops with all forms of Far Eastern ephemera. 1815
Alexander Estey’s impressive church (1860) was the first building to grace Newbury after the infilling of Back Bay. The adjacent Lindsey Chapel (1924) is home to the renowned Emmanuel Music. Commonwealth Avenue A mall running along the center of Commonwealth Avenue provides a leafy respite from the Newbury Street throngs. Benches and historical sculptures line the pedestrian path, where couples and a dog or two stake out their favorite spots. Church of the Covenant Although far more famous
Egyptian Royal Pectoral This extremely rare chest ornament is nearly 4,000 years old. A vulture is depicted with a cobra on its left wing, ready to strike. Postman Joseph Roulin The MFA boasts some of Vincent van Gogh’s most important work, including this 1888 oil, which was painted during his stay in Arles, France. Silverwork by Paul Revere Famed for his midnight ride, Revere was also known for his masterful silverwork. The breadth of his ability is apparent in the museum’s 200-piece