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Copley Square

Nestled in the heart of Back Bay Boston, Copley Square is not just a square; it's a living, breathing piece of the city's soul. The square is a gathering place for locals and tourists, offering a picturesque glimpse into the city's rich heritage and contemporary dynamism.

Location

The Copley Square is located in the Back Bay area of Boston and is bounded by Boylston Street, Clarendon Street, St. James Avenue, and Dartmouth Street. Visitors can access Copley Square easily with different modes of transportation, especially with a double-decker bus, and can explore the area.

History

Originally named Art Square because of its affiliation with the cultural institutions established in its vicinity, it was later renamed in 1883 to honor John Singleton Copley, a renowned painter of colonial American portraits. Over the years, Copley Square has seen numerous redesigns, the most recent being in the 1980s, to accommodate the square's growing role as a civic and cultural landmark

What to do in Copley Square

Copley Square has an array of architectural marvels and landmarks. Notably, the square is home to the Boston Public Library, a living manifestation of Renaissance Revival architecture. The Trinity Church and John Hancock Tower are some of the other must-see attractions in Boston. Throughout the year, Copley Square hosts various cultural and social events, including farmer's markets, concerts, and art exhibitions, making it a vibrant epicenter of Boston life.

Nearby Attractions

Beyond the square, visitors can explore several nearby attractions. The Prudential Center, a short walk away, offers shopping and dining options and sky-high city views from its observatory. The historic Boston Common and the Public Garden are within a few steps from the square, offering a green oasis amidst the cityscape.



Plan a Visit with Boston Sightseeing

To make your experience unforgettable, plan your Boston tour with the Boston Sightseeing Double-Decker Bus. Our hop-on, hop-off tour allows you the flexibility to explore Copley Square and Boston's myriad attractions at your own pace. From the historic Beacon Hill to the bustling Seaport District, the double-decker bus provides an unparalleled vantage point to soak in the city's beauty.

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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