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“Fine during the day, a little dicey at night”
29 Jul 2019
“Downtown square ”
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There's a major train station here (orange and red lines) and the flow of people coming out of the station compounds the congestion but, this is "downtown" in a major metropolis, after all. We passed a little plaza with a sculpture depicting the (first, maybe?)...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great area for shopping. I think it is the best place. There are a lot of malls and well known brands. You can also find great places for food and drink

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank piotrh1982
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Downtown Crossing is a bustling hub of activity during the day, with workers from the Financial District seeking out shopping and lunch. At night, there's much less foot traffic, and there's no reason to be there.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bigamus
Reviewed 30 July 2019 via mobile

This is the center of the square. The old school house. Statues and a little free library. You can usually find a tourist stand with free maps and a guide to hell answer any questions you may have.

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Lisetteki
Reviewed 9 June 2019

Are you looking for chain stores, and a large department store is the right address. Evening it feels a bit desolate and gets a little chilly.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Phayao13
Reviewed 31 May 2019

Unclear why this area is always filled with tourists, there really isn't much interesting to see or do. Primarily chain stores, chain restaurants, meh. Always a bit trashy. "Food court" is super gross. Really creepy at night as almost nothing is open and it's dark...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank catefford
Reviewed 4 May 2019

I think this store is ok, it's big and it has many different things. What I am frustrated about is how the sales people completely lied to me. They told me if I get a Macy's card that day I would get 25% off my...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Filiz Y
Reviewed 16 March 2019 via mobile

Most dangerous part of the city. Do not walk alone, there are always people watching you. Violent jumpings happen daily and police do not patrol. For such an affluent area and tourist destination you think the city would do more. BEWARE

Date of experience: March 2019
3  Thank Backbayliving
Reviewed 15 January 2019

Been to Boston many times but first time in ten years and quite a few changes! Yes....Primark has landed! It is heaving inside! Other shops pretty much as they were. Marshall's is more basement bargain. TK Maxx like any other anywhere in the world. Macy's...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Chris0007
Reviewed 26 November 2018

If you like shopping, it may be worth checking out Downtown Crossing. There are a lot of great bargain stores and fun novelty places. If you are looking for more high-end design, there are better parts of the city for that type of shopping.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank misopiso88
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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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14 November 2016|
Response from DaveDuff | Reviewed this property |
There isn't really any free parking in the area, mostly metered or parking garages.