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Boston CityWalks does scheduled and custom private walking tours of Boston. We give walking tours with passion, covering history, architecture and the culture of Boston. We limit tour sizes and make sure you see and hear everything! We have history...more
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65 E India Row, Boston, MA 02110-3308
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was over 90 degrees on the day of our walking tour but it was fab. Our guide was knowledgeable and enthusiastic and was well aware of the temperature so kept us in the shade when she could. We went through the park with the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Linda M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went on the architecture and history tour. It only covered a small area around the Old State House and then onto the edges of the park. Had the weather been a bit warmer I would have booked on one or more of the tours...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Alanm, Owner at Boston Citywalks, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I am glad you enjoyed the tour and didn't even notice that the tour went 3 km through the city touring the Downtown Freedom Trail past Beacon Hill to Back Bay -all in spite of the cold!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our tour guide was amazing and very informative! He had a wealth of historical, educational, funny, and interesting facts about each of our stops. I live in Boston and was on the tour with visiting family and he made sure to make everyone feel inclusive...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JJS2018_23
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the tour on our last of 2 full days in Boston. It was excellent. Informative, interesting and well worth the money. Quite a lot cheaper than the other walking tour I saw on TripAdvisor and can't see how it could be bettered

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank DominicHeg
Reviewed 10 February 2019

What a delightful way to spend a day in Boston. Visit the sites and stop to listen to Park Rangers and experts tell you your history. We did this on a college visit and weekend in Beantown.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank freddyeb
Reviewed 10 January 2019

This was our second tour using Boston Citywalks. It was as great as the first. Our guide was welcoming,very knowledgeable, interactive and willing to answer lots of questions.

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 9 January 2019

Boston City Walks was an amazing tour to do on our first trip to Boston! Our tour guide was so knowledgeable and had great suggestions of things to do in Boston after our tour! We really learned a lot about the city's history! We also...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 January 2019

Our guide was Allen (Alan?), and he really made the city of Boston come alive for us. We had a group of 12 or so, and he went at a great pace for everyone. You could tell how much he loves his city, and although...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank 284susann
Reviewed 27 December 2018

I would recommend this tour. It was very educational and informative. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable about the historical facts and the city of Boston. A true Bostonian!

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

I started at the begining of trail and walked to the end . Plan on spending a nice leisure day take your time and enjoy. Lots to do see and learn. and eating Lobster along the way is a must.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Julie B
3 April 2018|
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Response from Alanm | Property representative |
Several days a week we offer 1:00 PM 2-hour tours leaving from Copley Square and going through Back Bay and Beacon Hill to the Downtown Freedom Trail.
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zmybb
10 February 2018|
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Response from Alanm | Property representative |
Most folks ask the doorman of a close-by hotel to store the luggage and then tip $10 or $20 (depending on how much luggage) as a tip. If you plan to fly out of Boston, you can also utilize the Rowes Wharf Water Taxi... More
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K140AFjohnm
15 September 2017|
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Response from Alanm | Property representative |
Yes, we do tours year round.
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