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North Station Boston

Central to the city's charm is the historic North Station, a monument not only to the fascinating past of the city but also to its bustling present. Whether you're a history aficionado relishing in tales from the past or a modern explorer ready to soak up the urban energy, a tour starting from North Station promises to be an unforgettable adventure.


Location

Loosely bounded by Causeway Street, Merrimac Street, and Nashua Street, North Station is conveniently located in Boston. It serves as a gateway to the city's prime destinations, making it a pivotal starting point for visitors and locals alike to begin their exploration of Boston's significant landmarks.

History

North Station has a rich history that dates back more than a century. The first iteration of the station was built in 1893, designed by the architectural firm Shepley, Rutan, and Coolidge, yet serving as the rail hub for the bustling metropolis of Boston. At the time, it centralized the railway system, which was instrumental in building the region's economy and infrastructure.

Throughout the years, the station has undergone several reconstructions and renovations, adapting to the city's evolving needs. With each change, the station retained its essential character while expanding its capabilities. Today, it is a modern transportation nexus that preserves the architectural splendor of its past.

What to See at North Station

Beyond its primary function as a train and subway station, North Station conceals treasures for the discerning tourist. Stop for a moment's reflection at St. Leonard's Peace Garden, a tranquil oasis that honors the heritage of the Italian community in the North End. If art beckons, wander into the North Station Art Collection, adorning the venue with works by local and international artists, a beacon of creativity amidst the daily transit bustle. Innovative installations meld with historic photographs, creating a gallery experience that is both inspiring and educational.

Nearby Attractions

Once you've immersed yourself in the station's history, it's time to venture out and experience the heart of Boston. Directly adjacent to North Station, visitors can explore the TD Garden, which hosts events ranging from professional basketball games to world-class concerts.

A short walk from the station leads you to the charming neighborhood of Beacon Hill, where you can stroll along cobblestone streets and marvel at the beautifully preserved 19th-century residential buildings. Nearby, you'll also find the Massachusetts State House with its iconic golden dome, a must-see for architecture enthusiasts and history buffs.


Plan Your Boston Tour with Boston Sightseeing

The best way to immerse yourself in the charms of Boston, post-North Station exploration, is with a comprehensive tour via the Boston Sightseeing Double-Decker Bus. Hopping on one of our open-top buses ensures you don't miss a beat, from the gold-domed Massachusetts State House to the prestigious campuses of Harvard and MIT. The tour's informative guides provide a narrative that brings the city's past and present to life, offering pointers on where to enjoy the best clam chowder and the most scenic spots along the Freedom Trail.

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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