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John Hancock Tower

Welcome to the fascinating world of the John Hancock Tower, one of the most iconic landmarks in Boston. This towering skyscraper stands tall at 790 feet, making it the tallest building in New England. Its sleek and modern design has been a part of the city's skyline since its opening in 1976. Let's take a closer look at this impressive structure and all that it has to offer.


Location

The John Hancock Tower is located in the heart of Boston's Back Bay neighborhood, at 200 Clarendon Street. This prime location offers stunning views of the city and easy access to some of the best attractions in Boston.

History

Construction on the John Hancock Tower began in 1968 and was completed in 1976. It was designed by renowned architect Henry N. Cobb of the firm Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, with its unique and innovative design quickly gaining recognition worldwide. The tower is made up of reflective glass panels that give it a sleek and modern appearance

Activities

The John Hancock Tower is primarily used for office and commercial space, with a diverse range of businesses and organizations occupying its floors. However, the observation deck on the 60th floor is open to the public and offers breathtaking views of Boston and beyond. The tower also houses a fitness center, restaurant, and retail stores for visitors to enjoy.

Nearby Attractions

The John Hancock Tower is located within walking distance of some of Boston's top attractions. Visitors can take a stroll down Newbury Street, known for its high-end shopping and charming brownstone buildings. The Prudential Center, another iconic skyscraper in Boston, is also nearby and houses the Skywalk Observatory for even more stunning views of the city.




Planning a Tour with Boston Sightseeing Double-Decker Bus

One of the best ways to see the John Hancock Tower and other top attractions in Boston is by taking a tour with Boston Sightseeing's double-decker bus. This popular tour company offers a hop-on-hop-off experience, allowing visitors to explore the city at their own pace while learning about its history and landmarks. The John Hancock Tower is one of the stops on the tour route, making it easy to hop off and admire this architectural marvel up close.

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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