Old North Church & Historic Site, Boston

The belfry of Old North Church & Historic Site is where Paul Revere got his signal for the midnight ride. It is the oldest church still standing in the city and is classified as a National Historic Landmark. The whitewashed interior reflects light from the many clear windows. The layout of the building was inspired by British architect Christopher Wren, the man responsible for rebuilding London after the great fire. Consider taking a behind-the-scenes tour with the church staff through the crypt below. Inquire about tours at the church. Make Old North Church & Historic Site a part of your Boston vacation plans using our Boston route app .
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  • Full disclosure: I wasn't able to take the tour of the church. I was visiting Boston the weekend of Easter, and the church stopped tours earlier than usual on the Saturday before Easter because it is ...  more »
  • Don't think that churches can't tell you stories about history. Take the tour and you'll have a great experience.  more »
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  • Such a charming spot in the heart of the old city of Boston. Love visiting this historic spot and taking friends from out of town to see it. Beautiful exterior and peaceful interior. Would love to take an official tour some day. Bathrooms conveniently located next door.
  • Railroad hasn't arrived yet I checked place is still cool but I did see some ghouls. in the lower level. I'm not sure if this was intentional but it scared me a good bit. Great scones though.

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