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A taste of Italy in the middle of Boston, North End is the city's oldest continuously inhabited residential community, originally settled in the 1630s. Home to a sizable Italian-American population, this relatively small neighborhood boasts nearly a hundred Italian eateries and historical buildings, including Paul Revere's house. Often called "Little Italy," the area covering roughly five city blocks attracts visitors with its narrow streets lined with restaurants, cafes, bars, bakeries, and shops selling imported goods. Though Italian culture continues to dominate this part of the city, other ethnic groups also have left a mark on the neighborhood, among them Russians, Jews, and the Irish. Make North End a part of your Boston vacation plans using our Boston day trip planning website .
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  • The whole district exudes Italy. All Restaurants with pasta and pizza. Smells great. Taking lunch here is without risk!! The district looks like the pipe in Amsterdam thirty years back, a little shabby but give it a few years and then you want to live there
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  • During the freedom trail walk a portion goes past Paul Revere museum and then into little Italy. A great walk through neighbour hood and there are lots of small coffee shops restaurants as well the hi...  more »

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