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Boston Public Garden, Boston

Categories: Gardens, Nature & Parks
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4.8/5 based on 6,000+ reviews on the web
A meticulously maintained park in the middle of the city, Boston Public Garden features swan-ornamented pedal boats and the world's shortest suspension bridge. The park, America's oldest public garden (established in 1837 by philanthropist Horace Gray), showcases permanent plantings that include roses, bulbs, and shrubs. As you stroll through the 10 hectare (24 acre) garden, notice the weeping willows, elms, horse chestnuts, dawn redwoods, and ginkgo trees lining the main pathways. Before you leave, stop by the equestrian statue of George Washington, a popular photo op near the west exit of the park. Just to the north of the garden, you can also visit the "Cheers" bar, made famous by the 1980s television sitcom. Put Boston Public Garden at the forefront of your travel plans using our Boston itinerary maker.
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  • This is a beautiful outdoor oasis in a bustling city!! You can enjoy a very pleasurable walk, or just sit and people watch in-between sightseeing. 
  • Beautiful park so peaceful and relax. Well kept and shady Loved oasis in side a very busy city Within walking distance of our studio unit. 
  • The garden is an extension of the Common and is a little oasis where you can sit on a bench and looking at squirrels, which are pretty tame.
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  • Good place to walk around and enjoy the scenery of Boston. It is minutes away from the movie theatre, shopping and dining area. There's always a bunch of festivities going on during the weekend. Good place to catch pokemon too ☺️
  • It's not as big as Central Park, but it doesn't lack in charisma. They have bushes that are trimmed and proper with a couple palm trees. I'm not sure if the shrubbery is meant to mimic the Versailles garden on a smaller scale, but it holds its own. I really enjoyed the park and the weather really could not have been better. Not too hot, not too cool and the sun was out chillin. The swan boat takes about 5-6 rows of about 4 adults comfortably. It was a nice ride around the little pond in the park.
  • Beautiful place to visit. There is so much to see and enjoy here. The wildlife is so used to people you can get really close for good pictures.
  • I love walking here. So beautiful and full of life. If you want to really experience Boston then take a walk around here. It's right next to the Boston Commons another popular stop for lots of people. It's just a great way to experience Boston
  • Beautiful park, very enjoyable whether you're playing pokemon or just walking around, tons of pokestops and pokegyms. Caught a fair share of squirtles.
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