Back Bay

12 May, 2009

It’s the Best in Back Bay

Back Bay

No one can travel the city Boston without a trip to Back Bay. Built on a section of an old swamp, it is now known as one of the city’s most affluent areas. It is full of brownstones designed by different architects all sharing the same vision. These homes are still owned by the wealthy, as they moved out of other affluent areas of the city to live in the new fashionable part of town.

The area makes you feel like you are in a part of France. The roads and buildings were all made to look French. As you travel down Newbury Street, you’ll feel trendy shopping in the boutiques or having lunch at a nearby café. Take a tour of the townhouses on “Com Ave’ on their Parisian style road. No stop to Back Bay would be complete without a trip to Copley Square. Here in this greenery you can see architectural styles from old and new. It’s most popular landmark and one of our nation’s top ten buildings, is Trinity Church. Built in the late 1800’s This Romanesque church, with its tall towers and arches is definitely a site to behold.

On the other side of the square is the public library with its Italian looking façade. No missing the John Hancock towers. These three buildings all come with their own distinctive style. From wine bars to restaurants for every taste bud, this neighborhood is worth the time while visiting.

Back Bay is an easy drive by car or a flight straight into one of the nation’s busiest airports. From there, rent a car and grab a travel guide to give you the information on the many ways you can travel around this great city and see all it has to offer.

Back Bay

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