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Historic Federal Hill, Providence

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Historic Walking Area · Neighborhood
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Prepare your camera and your taste buds for a tour of Historic Federal Hill, one of the most scenic areas of the city. Including charming Atwells Avenue and the surrounding area, the neighborhood boasts some of the city's most beautiful architectural sights and most famous restaurants. Combining its gastronomic reputation and enduring Italian heritage, the area abounds in excellent choices for Italian food. If you're craving something else, check out the selection of restaurants serving specialties from other parts of the world, from traditional American to Japanese. Soak in the atmosphere as you wander the charming streets past parks and cafes, and stop into some of the numerous boutique shops and galleries for unusual shopping opportunities. To gain a more in-depth understanding of the neighborhood, check out some of the guided tours available. Work out when and for how long to visit Historic Federal Hill and other Providence attractions using our handy Providence road trip website.
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  • We went up here for dinner and a walk and it was a waste of our time. Many restaurants apparently closed during covid and the one we ate at (the most famous) was terrible. 
    We went up here for dinner and a walk and it was a waste of our time. Many restaurants apparently closed during covid and the one we ate at (the most famous) was terrible.  more »
  • Meh.. we went through on a Saturday afternoon, sunny, 70°, perfect outside day, yet not many people. Four days in Providence and only went that one time. It had a local feel. We stopped in a bar... 
    Meh.. we went through on a Saturday afternoon, sunny, 70°, perfect outside day, yet not many people. Four days in Providence and only went that one time. It had a local feel. We stopped in a bar...  more »
  • Gosh, this little strip made me feel a bit sad. Lots of closed up businesses, little foot traffic, seemed like mostly pizza and tattoo shops. The housing around the area was beautiful however and... 
    Gosh, this little strip made me feel a bit sad. Lots of closed up businesses, little foot traffic, seemed like mostly pizza and tattoo shops. The housing around the area was beautiful however and...  more »

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