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Boston City Hall

Boston City Hall is not just a government building; it's an architectural masterpiece and a symbol of the city's rich history. Located in Government Center, this iconic structure is hard to miss with its unique brutalist design.


Location

Located in 1 City Hall Square, Boston, the Boston City Hall is an iconic landmark and a must-visit for any traveler. With its striking modern architecture, rich history, and bustling activity, there is never a dull moment in this bustling city center.

History

Designed by architects Gerhard Kallmann and Michael McKinnell, Boston City Hall opened its doors in 1968. It was a controversial design at the time, with some criticizing its stark Brutalist style while others praised its bold and unique aesthetic. Despite the initial criticisms, it has become an integral part of the Boston skyline and is now recognized as one of the most iconic buildings in the city.

What to See and Do

Whether you are a history buff, an architecture enthusiast, or simply looking for a fun day out in Boston, the Boston City Hall has something for everyone. The interior of the building boasts impressive marble walls and floors, along with unique modern art sculptures and installations.

One of the most notable features of Boston City Hall is its open courtyard, often referred to as "City Hall Plaza." This space hosts various events, including concerts and festivals, throughout the year. It also offers a beautiful view of the building's exterior architecture.

Nearby Attractions

After visiting Boston City Hall, make sure to check out some of the other nearby attractions:

Faneuil Hall Marketplace: Just a 10-minute walk from City Hall, this historic marketplace offers shopping, dining, street performers, and more.

Freedom Trail: This 2.5-mile walking trail takes you through some of Boston's most significant historical sites, including the Old State House, Paul Revere's House, and the Bunker Hill Monument. You can pick up the trail just a few blocks from City Hall.



Planning Your Visit

For those looking to make the most out of their visit to Boston City Hall, planning a tour is highly recommended with Boston Sightseeing. The building offers guided tours on weekdays, which provide an in-depth look at the history and architecture of this iconic structure. And if you want to catch all of Boston's must-see landmarks, we have 24 convenient stops throughout the city, making it easy to explore the city.

Our Tour Packages

Single Ride Pass

Single Ride Pass

$37.00

Explore Boston in 80 Minutes
  • City Tour Single Ride
  • Double-Decker Bus Tour
  • Hop-on Hop-off
  • Cambridge Tour
  • 80 Minutes Tour
  • 1 Day Validity
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Blue Route Tour
  • Night Tour
Hop-On Hop-Off All  Day

Hop-On Hop-Off All Day

$43.00

Boston City Sightseeing Tour
  • Hop-On Hop-Off Boston Tour
  • Double Decker Bus Tour
  • Unlimited Hop-on Hop-off
  • Hop-on Hop-off Cambridge Tour
  • 80 Minutes Tour
  • 1 Day Validity
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Blue Route Tour
  • Night Tour
Hop-On Hop-Off 24 Stops

Hop-On Hop-Off 24 Stops

$58.00

Hop-0n Hop-Off - Boston & Cambridge Tour
  • Hop-on Hop-off Boston Tour
  • Double-Decker Bus Tour
  • Unlimited Hop-on Hop-off
  • Hop-on Hop-off Cambridge Tour
  • 200 Minutes Tour
  • 1 Day Validity
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Blue, Orange, Purple Route Tour
  • Night Tour
Hop-On Hop-Off 2 Days

Hop-On Hop-Off 2 Days

$89.00

City Tour Highlights With 2 Days Pass
  • Hop-on Hop-off Boston Tour
  • Double-Decker Bus Tour
  • Unlimited Hop-on Hop-off
  • Hop-on Hop-off Cambridge Tour
  • 200 Minutes Tour
  • 2 Day Validity
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Blue, Orange, Purple Route Tour
  • Night Tour
Night Tour

Night Tour

$43.00

Boston's Vibrant Evening Tour
  • City tour Single Ride
  • Double-Decker Bus Tour
  • Hop-on Hop-off
  • Cambridge Tour
  • 75 Minutes Tour
  • 1 Day Validity
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Blue Route Tour

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