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Boston, Massachusetts Landmarks

The landmarks listed below are located in the city of Boston, Massachusetts.

Boston Public Library

Boston Public Library

Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts 02116
The Boston Public Library is the largest municipal public library in the United States and is the third-largest library in the country. It was the first public library to allow people to borrow books and other materials and take them home to read and use.

Copley Square

Copley Square

Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts 02116
The square was created following the 1858 filling of most of the Back Bay Fens. Named for the American portraitist John Singleton Copley, the square is surrounded by some of Boston's most well-known buildings.

Copley Square Hotel

Copley Square Hotel

Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts 02116
The Copley Square Hotel was built in 1891 and is Boston's second-oldest hotel in continuous operation. The seven-floor hotel is mainly constructed of brick, and recently was given a thorough remodeling.

Massachusetts State House

Massachusetts State House

Boston, Massachusetts 02133
The building is situated on 6.7 acres (27,000 m2) of land on top of Beacon Hill in Boston. The dome is topped with a pine cone, symbolizing both the importance of Boston's lumber industry in the early colonial days.

Museum of Fine Arts

Museum of Fine Arts

Boston, Massachusetts 02115
The Boston Museum of Fine Arts has over 400,000 objects in its collection, the second largest permanent museum collection in the United States after the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

Old North Church

Old North Church

Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts 02113
Old North Church (officially, Christ Church in the City of Boston) is the location from which the famous "One if by land, and two if by sea" signal is said to have been sent. This phrase is related to Paul Revere's midnight ride, of April 18, 1775.

Top 10 Most Popular Boston Landmarks

  1. Old North Church
  2. Boston Public Library
  3. Massachusetts State House
  4. Copley Square
  5. Museum of Fine Arts
  6. Copley Square Hotel
  7. African Meeting House
  8. Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University
  9. Harvard University Museum of Comparative Zoology Library
  10. Harvard University Museum of Comparative Zoology

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