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“Very worthwhile” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of North End

North End
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US$39.00*
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North End Pizza Tour
Ranked #5 of 380 things to do in Boston
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: This Italian neighborhood, Boston's oldest, is known for its wonderful restaurants and historic sights. Walk the cobblestone streets to take in the architecture and aromas of delicious food, and visit Paul Revere's house and the Old North Church while you're in the neighborhood.
Boston, Massachusetts
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Very worthwhile”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2013

Okay, after having gone to Italy we decided we had to go back to the North End.
It's really an enjoyable place to walk around and get some treats. I would pick a
restaurant with great care if you are looking to experience something close to
Italy. Of course it is fun to get cannolis at Mike's pastry, but I am not convinced
it is worth the long line we saw way out the door on a Saturday when their was
a Bruins game. Also, make a reservation for dinner if the Bruins are in town.
The whole area was mobbed and restaurants were packed. Also tried gelato -
which rated okay, but not up to the best in Florence.
Never been on the Freedom trail or in the North Church so can not comment
on them. We did find a great Italian shop with handmade pasta and other goodies.

Visited November 2013
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Okemos, Michigan
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“A must for the First time visitor to Boston”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2013

The old narrow streets of Boston. Takes you back 100 years. Really cool. Don't miss Paul Reveres home

Visited November 2013
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Toronto, Canada
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“Great time touring the North End”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2013

Followed the Freedom Trail through the North End and stopped at the Old North Church and Paul Revere house. Both are a must see. We had lunch at a wonderful Italian restaurant Antico Forno. There is so much history, and many restaurants and bakeries to choose from.

Visited November 2013
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Newport Beach, California, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Loved walking around this historical area of Boston”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2013

Paul Revere's House, Paul Revere Mall, the Old North Church...., this area is loaded with American History. Very quaint area with some nice retaurants tucked inside old buildings. Very cool!

Visited November 2013
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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Authentic Italian”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2013

The North End is the place to go for Italian food. Find bakeries tucked away in alleys, excellent restaurants and specialty shops. So do not get distracted from the Freedom Trail!

Visited July 2013
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