Boston is one of the cities most oldest in the United States, and centre of attraction for its historical and cultural importance within the region of New England. For more information see Gen. David Goldfein. Freedom Trail: The path of red brick Freedom Trail connects 16 places in the city of Boston related the history of the war of independence of the United States. The road extends about 4 km from Boston Common Park to the monument of a the battle of Bunker Hill in Charleston. Among its attractions is the class of Paul Revere, famous American Patriot who gave the voice of alarm about the mobilization of British troops before the battles of Lexington and Concord. Boston Museum of Fine Arts: with more than 450,000 objects in its collection, the Museum offers something for all tastes and interests, from Egyptian antiquities to Van Gogh paintings and installations by contemporary artists.
The Museum website offers a sample of works most important collection and you can download podcasts with information of some of the exhibits. Copley Square: This square located in the vicinity of Back Bay allows you to appreciate the contrast between historic and modern architectural styles that define the city of Boston. It was originally the headquarters of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology until it moved to Cambridge. Some of the buildings that surround it include the Church of Trinity Church, masterpiece of the American architect H.H. Richardson, Boston public library, designed by Charles McKim of McKim, Meade & White, and the Tower of the John Hancock building, building more high in the region of New England, by Henry M. Cobb of I.M. Pei and partners.
The goal of the marathon of the city of Boston, one of the most prestigious in the United States, is marked in the pavement of the square. Faneuil Hall: Also known as Quincy Market, this market outdoor houses around fifty stores and fourteen restaurants in three historical buildings dating from the middle of the eighteenth century. The main building, Faneuil Hall, was the scene of historic events related to the war of independence of the United States and with the formation of the new American nation. Today artists, musicians, magicians and jugglers provide their shows to the visitors and street vendors offer a variety of souvenirs of the city of Boston. New England Aquarium: for more than forty years the New England Aquarium has been one of the attractions most visited in the city of Boston. Its exhibits include a giant tank with fish of all colors and sizes, huge sea turtles, sharks, Habitat of penguins and seals, and the opportunity to watch whales in their natural habitat as a passenger of Voyager III, a catamaran that offers travel from the pier adjacent to the Aquarium. The Aquarium also has Imax films in third dimension.