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Historic Federal Hill, Providence

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Historic Walking Area
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. Use our Providence itinerary planner to add Historic Federal Hill and other attractions to your Providence vacation plans.
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  • You cannot complete a visit to PVD without stopping at one of the many great restaurants here. Depascuale Square with its fountain and ambiance makes you feel like you are in Italy, especially on warm...  more »
  • Good way to spend nice weather. We enjoyed. Good walk. Buildings have history and interesting architecture.  more »
  • When I have people in from out of town or I want some excellent Italian food I'll go to this area. There are so many choices and a wide variety to select from. You can find good restaurants and some g...  more »