Things To Do In Boston's Financial District

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Things To Do In Boston's Financial District

October 7, 2014 |

Located in the downtown area near Government Center and Chinatown, Boston's prestigious Financial District is home to mutual fund companies, accounting firms, law firms, and a variety of other major corporations. Each year, thousands travel to the Financial District for both business and pleasure. Whether you're headed to Boston for professional or personal purposes, here's some of the best things to do in the Financial District.

The Black Rose

 The Black Rose

160 State Street

Boston, MA  02109

(617) 742-2286

 

Located just steps away from the greenway and waterfront, this popular Irish pub is a must-see in the Financial District. With Guinness poured by staff with an authentic brogue, award winning offerings ranging from clam chowder and homemade stews to fish n' chips and specialty corned beef, and live music seven days a week, the Black Rose has all the elements of a traditional Irish pub. Whether it's St. Patrick's Day or a Tuesday afternoon, come raise a glass, sing along with the band, and join in on the fun.


Downtown Crossing

  Downtown Crossing

Located at the intersection of Washington, Winter, and Summer Streets, this bustling intersection was at one time referred to as “The Hub of the Universe”. Whether you're looking to fill a prescription, purchase a dress for your wife, buy a new cell phone, or check out U2's latest release, you'll find just what you're looking for at Downtown Crossing. If you enjoy crowds, you'll love Downtown Crossing – the popular shopping area is one of the busiest Boston intersections during weekdays.

 

Museum of Science

 Museum of Science

1 Science Park

Boston, MA  02114

(617) 723-2500

 

As science and technology continue to shape our lives and world, the Museum of Science will continue to play a leading role in transforming the nation's relationship with the two. As one of the largest science centers in New England, the museum leads the nationwide effort to promote engineering education awareness while bringing science and technology to life through its exhibits and programs. Whether you're a self-proclaimed science geek or are looking to celebrate National Museum Day with a trip to a local museum, Boston's Museum of Science is the place for you.

 

Faneuil Hall Marketplace

 Faneuil Hall Marketplace

1 Faneuil Hall Square

Boston, MA  02109

(617) 635-3105

 

Often referred to as “the Cradle of Liberty”, Faneuil Hall was the site of several famous speeches by Samuel Adams, James Otis, and others encouraging independence from England.  Since then it's transformed into a complete shopping and dining experience. Over 70 retailers occupy 200,000 square feet of space on Boston's iconic mixed use festival marketplace. Whether you're in the mood to grab a bite to eat or are hoping to enjoy world-renowned street performers, head to Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

 

Espresso Love

Espresso Love 

33 Broad Street

Boston, MA  02109

(857) 284-7462

 

If you're in desperate need for a serious cup of Joe, head to Espresso Love – one of the most popular coffee shops in the city of Boston. With a massive selection of fresh baked goods, soups, sandwiches, and great coffee, it's no wonder the counters are busy from 6:30am until closing. Opened by a single mother of five who loved to bake, it quickly became a favorite among coffee aficionados, students, and corporate employees in the area.