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Rose Kennedy Greenway

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The Rose Kennedy Greenway, a roof garden atop a highway tunnel, is a contemporary public park in the heart of Boston. The non-profit Greenway Conservancy maintains, programs, finances, and improves the 1.5-mile Greenway on behalf of the public. The...more
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JFK Surface Road, Boston, MA 02111
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Reviewed 3 days ago

the old Southeast expressway as above this beautiful track of land and once removed. the sun shined again on Boston, it is a beautiful place to walk or just sit and enjoy the best of boston and several of its neighborhoods, Dont miss it

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank garysS3754DO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was living in Boston during "The Big Dig" which was the massive project to put the highway underground between 1991-2006. It is nice to see this beautiful garden that has been built on top of the new underground highway. It is also nice how...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank misopiso88
Reviewed 7 November 2018

You will see landscaped gardens, plazas, Art, fountains, and a lighting system that goes through China town.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Virg4422
Reviewed 7 November 2018

There are several and continuous little parks through all the area, with a lot of art scenery and places where you can sit down and breathe fresh air far away from streets and noises.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DarioSch
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Great improvement over the elevated rail line that this replaced. The line essentially split the city, which was a shame. Too bad the corruption, huge overruns and continuing problems with the "big dig" that created this and put the rail and highway underground somewhat tarnish...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PeterD2327
Reviewed 5 November 2018

The revamped freeway system (i.e. demolished and put under the city) has opened up the seafront, the North End and the heart of Boston. Lovely gardens running all along the main street along the waterfront. Beautiful and makes the city so much more appealing.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Olegunner131pjs
Reviewed 24 October 2018

I remember before the big dig what that area looked like. Now its basically a park! What a difference to the city and the atmosphere it brings!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank calvarez499
Reviewed 14 October 2018

This is a beautiful stretch of greenery on the fringe of the downtown area in Boston. There's some interesting sculptures based around mid-century neon signs, as well as a beer garden, which I think is seasonal.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank offshore171
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Wandered down here from our hotel on a Friday and was pleased we did. Quiet, safe and pleasant. Went again on Saturday and it was a different place - noisy, but again safe and vibrant. Loved it

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed 10 October 2018

I have visited Boston so many times I can no longer count them. I still love to visit The Greenway. It's quiet and peaceful if you want. I can also be fun as many events are hosted there. This is one of the few places...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with
historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through
one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston
Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling
statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the
pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where,
during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting
children and eager tourists through the pond. Have
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As the others have said, the sculpture, which is suspended high in the air by wires that are barely visible, can be viewed 24/7. A bright sunny day really brings out all the different shades of blues, oranges, etc. On windy... More