Faneuil Hall Marketplace, Boston

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Since its opening in 1742, Faneuil Hall Marketplace has served as a place of meeting and commerce for the city of Boston. Find your way to the city's famous Freedom Trail pathway, and the complex that represents the site of speeches by early American revolutionaries, including Samuel Adams. Today, the "Cradle of Liberty", as the building was known prior to the American Revolution, acts as a mall. Here you can visit an array of restaurants, market halls, eateries, and shops. You'll find numerous spaces for live musical performances and of art exhibits. Make Faneuil Hall Marketplace part of your personalized Boston itinerary using our Boston online road trip planner .
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  • Many beautiful shops for all tastes; Despite the cold that was, we spent a very good time visiting it
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  • Enjoy various great street performers while strolling around. Not only a market for shopping but also a historic site to visit.  more »
  • Nice shopping and dining area in downtown Boston. Historic buildings and unique shops. A good place to brouse and enjoy the food market.  more »
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  • WOW! what a great place to enjoy the history of this country and eat your way around all the great sites. The National Park have educational talks and have kept the area very historic. The food places here are endless. you can get anything that you want. fresh fish, pastries, great coffee and just about anything. In the center of the hall is live music, something different every hour or so. so a great place to sit and enjoy your food. On the outside of the hall is the gift shop area, so If you want to get a little something here is the place. Good prices as well.
  • Very touristy but loved it. Amazing pizza and great cakes. There are a few good shops next to the food hall as well. The info staff didn't seem to have much info though. You can buy memory cards in the staples 30 seconds walk away (info staff said everyone asks that question but still hadn't bothered finding out...).
  • After taking a quick stroll, I feel confident recommending Faneuil Hall for ether a diverse group of tastes or a culinary adventurer. There's a service counter for almost every preference. My only complaint is that there didn't seem to be very much seating, and I was here during a nearly empty off-peak weekday time. If you're looking for a diverse set of options in an easily-accessible area, take a walk in here.
  • This is the meeting place of the Patriots. It is also called the cradle of liberty. This place was originally built to discuss meeting on the Stamp act, the Boston massacre and the tea crisis. This place has come a long way and is a very historic place to be. This has many different stores and restaurants which includes 3 historic buildings and a great promenade. It has a great view from its building. It is close to the government center so getting to and from this place is convenient. People still go here for meeting and protests etc.
  • When in Boston this is a MUST go to stop. They have everything here from entertainment to novelty shops and of course restaurants galore! There hasn't been a time when I've been here when there wasn't some kind of free street entertainment that was age appropriate and packed with a TON of energy. Live this place and you will too. Oh...its one of the most historical places you can visit in the U.S. BONUS!

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