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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  • A must see is the hub of Commerce in town area full of shops and restaurants where you will find all kinds of food can
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  • The marketplace has a bit of everything and is a must visit site if you go to Boston. There are shops where you can buy souvenirs as well as stores such as Sephora and Loft. There are so many food ven...  more »
  • The end of the day's visit to the town will be perfect if you finish in the Faneuil Hall Marketplace, full of shops and of life. There are several options of purchasing and supply, in a historical building.
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  • food not great but there is something for everyone The early 1800's building blends into the historical feel of Boston and surrounding buildings. Inside there are numerous levels and it's a fairly simple setup. Numerous booths and stores to shop at. A hot spot and go to place for tourists yet it seems pretty historical. The food here is definitely overpriced From street performers to nearby chain stores, you could spend a whole day at Quincy Market exploring. The location itself is nearby other landmarks and is along the Freedom Trail, allowing you to use it as a pit stop on your "historic" journey exploring Boston. It's more of a really long hall with food places all along the sides with a circular eating area in the middle of the hall. This layout made it easy to navigate and search for what you want and where to sit/stand. There are souvenir stalls selling Boston orientated merchandise. Definitely worth the trip if in Boston!
  • Amazing place for food, shopping and sight seeing. A nice touristy spot is you're visiting Boston. There is usually some performance in front of the hall. Lot of people usually in the evening. The fast food inside the hall are good, lot of variety Asian, Mediterranean, Indian, ice creams, chowders, etc. There are lot of gift shops as well. North end is walkable as well if you want a nicer Italian dinner.
  • People watching at its finest! Great food. I mean really great food. So many cultural options to choose from. We had oysters and clams then walked through enjoying all the smells... Did I mention the people watching...?
  • A great fun and active place to shop and eat! One of the best things here is street performers. And wide variety of very talented people performing all around the Hall. The historic options in the area are wonderful to visit. The Holocaust Memorial is a must-see, a very sad and disturbing tribute to the victims of this atrocity. There is very low cost parking at Boston Market Plaza - one block away- if you get your ticket validated. Check it out!
  • Its a great place to be, not only because of all the shopping places, and food stores! The ambiance calls for rich diversity and community. Later in the night I saw a nice performer playing some music and singing and made it feel so nice and relaxed. Did I maybe just happen to catch a good show?

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