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Historic Federal Hill, Providence

#1 of 8 in Historic Sites in Providence
Historic Walking Area · Neighborhood
Prepare your camera and your taste buds for a tour of Historic Federal Hill, one of the most scenic areas of the city. Including charming Atwells Avenue and the surrounding area, the neighborhood boasts some of the city's most beautiful architectural sights and most famous restaurants. Combining its gastronomic reputation and enduring Italian heritage, the area abounds in excellent choices for Italian food. If you're craving something else, check out the selection of restaurants serving specialties from other parts of the world, from traditional American to Japanese. Soak in the atmosphere as you wander the charming streets past parks and cafes, and stop into some of the numerous boutique shops and galleries for unusual shopping opportunities. To gain a more in-depth understanding of the neighborhood, check out some of the guided tours available. Work out when and for how long to visit Historic Federal Hill and other Providence attractions using our handy Providence road trip website.
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  • We stayed in this area during our trip to Providence. It is an excellent spot, especially in the evenings. There are plenty of restaurants to choose from, many Italian, and also bakeries. There is...  more »
  • We try to get to Federal hill whenever we are in Providence, except it is becoming more difficult to find a place to park. Nevertheless, the restaurants and shops are worth the longer-than-usual...  more »

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