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DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Boston by Patricia Harris, Jonathan Schultz, David Lyon

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Faneuil Hall Marketplace

Bostonians may bemoan its popularity with tourists, but this market complex deserves all the attention and accolades it has received since its revitalization in the mid-1970s. Once the pulsing center of Boston mercantile activity, the area fell into disrepair in the 1930s. Today, however, millions of visitors are testimony to its newfound vitality as a shopping and dining destination.

  • “T” station: Government Center (green/blue line)

  • 617 523 1300

Great Hall, Faneuil Hall

  • Open 9am–5pm daily

  • Free

Museum of the Ancient & Honorable Artillery Company: Faneuil Hall

  • 617 227 1638

  • Open 9am–3pm Mon–Fri

  • free

Quincy Market

  • Open 10am– 10 pm Mon–Sat, noon– 6pm Sun

True Irish Pubs

The Quincy Market area boasts a bevy of Irish-style pubs. ...

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