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Harvard Square

Harvard Square, located in the heart of Cambridge, Massachusetts, is more than just a geographical location. An iconic center of history, education, and culture, it is a vibrant and bustling nexus that has witnessed centuries of ebb and flow.


Location

Nestled in the heart of Cambridge, Harvard Square is a renowned intersection with a rich historical tapestry. It is centered around the junction of Massachusetts Avenue, John F. Kennedy Street, and Brattle Street. This bustling locale is a stone's throw away from the celebrated Harvard University, giving the square its iconic name and collegiate charm.

History

Harvard Square's history is as rich as it is engrossing. Dating back to 1630, it has seen the march of time from the colonial era to the modern age, with each period leaving its indelible footprint. It has played host to many historical events, including George Washington's proclamation of the end of the Revolutionary War in 1783

Things to do

There is never a dull moment in Harvard Square. The area teems with an eclectic mix of shops, restaurants, bookstores, and art galleries that offer a slice of Cambridge's unique charm. For book enthusiasts, a visit to the Harvard Coop is a must. Music lovers can catch a live performance at the revered Club Passim, while theatergoers can enjoy a show at the American Repertory Theater.

Nearby Attractions

The surrounding area is replete with attractions that invite exploration. The Harvard Art Museums, comprised of the Fogg, Busch-Reisinger, and Arthur M. Sackler museums, host an expansive collection of art ranging from European to Asian. The Harvard Museum of Natural History is another visitor draw with fascinating exhibits and collections.




Planning a Tour with Boston Sightseeing

To fully capture the essence of Harvard Square and beyond, consider embarking on a tour with Boston Sightseeing. Our guided tours offer the weave through the historic streets of Cambridge, providing a comprehensive view of the city's storied past and vibrant present. You will learn the city's history and landmarks with entertaining and informative commentary.

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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