One of the oldest cities in the United States and the capital of Massachusetts, Boston is known for its world class universities, sports, arts and music. The city has a unique mix of the classic and modern, it is excellent for both a short visit and an extended stay.
Built in 1837, the garden was designed in the style of an English landscape garden. A bridge that crosses over its pond, statues, ducks, and swans can be found in the garden. A popular tourist attraction is the Swan Boats, which began operating in 1877. Together with the Boston Common, the parks form the northern terminus of the Emerald Necklace. The garden is located nearby the Arlington Station of MBTA light rail.
It features reenactments, a documentary, interactive exhibits of the important historic events, and two replica ships of the period, the Eleanor and the Beaver. It also possesses one of two known tea chests from the original event, part of its permanent collection.
Since 1912, it has been the home for the Boston Red Sox, the city's Major League Baseball franchise. Besides baseball games it has been the site of many other sporting and cultural events. Today, the park is considered to be one of the most well-known sports venues in the world.
The museum houses an art collection of world importance, including significant examples of European, Asian, and American art, from paintings and sculpture to tapestries and decorative arts.It was incorporated opened in 1903 by Isabella Stewart Gardner, an American art collector, philanthropist, and patron of the arts. It is housed in a building designed to emulate a 15th-century Venetian palace, drawing particular inspiration from the Venetian Palazzo Barbaro.
A private research university that is often cited as one of the world's most prestigious universities. The Institute is traditionally known for its research and education in the physical sciences and engineering, and more recently in biology, economics, linguistics, and management as well.