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North End, Boston
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A taste of Italy in the middle of Boston, North End is the city's oldest continuously inhabited residential community, originally settled in the 1630s. Home to a sizable Italian-American population, this relatively small neighborhood boasts nearly a hundred Italian eateries and historical buildings, including Paul Revere's house. Often called "Little Italy," the area covering roughly five city blocks attracts visitors with its narrow streets lined with restaurants, cafes, bars, bakeries, and shops selling imported goods. Though Italian culture continues to dominate this part of the city, other ethnic groups also have left a mark on the neighborhood, among them Russians, Jews, and the Irish. Plan to visit North End and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Boston attractions using our Boston trip builder.
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  • The North End is filled with interesting history. It has a very distinct feeling from other neighborhoods in Boston. Tons of delicious Italian restaurants, beautiful brick buildings, and stone-paver s...  more »
  • North End is very nice place to see. You can be impressed by the buildings and streets. You can find more than you expected 
  • If you like Italian food,coffee,people watch,atmosphere, US history and historical sites. Then this is your place. It's also great for kids Playground on the harbor overlooking the Constitution.