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Top bookstore recommendations from locals

College Science Building
“A world renowned university! Come see how some of the smarted students in the world live and learn. Maybe some of it will rub off on you and help you with your studies.”
  • 207 locals recommend
Park
“If you're walking through the streets of Beacon Hill or the pathways of the Boston Common, you'll notice a building with a golden dome, made from copper and topped with gold. That's the Massachusetts State House, which has been there since 1798 and houses the state's government. There's plenty of Massachusetts history to take in if you visit for a free tour.”
  • 226 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Great museum for kids and adults. Check out the Omni theatre and Planetarium for additional activities. ”
  • 164 locals recommend
Garden
“The Public Garden, also known as the Boston Public Garden, is a large park in the heart of Boston, Massachusetts, adjacent to Boston Common. ”
  • 180 locals recommend
University
“MIT is a world class university and attracts students, scholars and visitors from around the globe. Beautiful campus and lively event calendar!”
  • 119 locals recommend
Plaza
“Come see what Cambridge and Harvard is all about! Just take the red line to Harvard square stop.”
  • 126 locals recommend
Pier
“The Charles River Esplanade of Boston, Massachusetts, is a state-owned park situated in the Back Bay area of the city, on the south bank of the Charles River Basin. ”
  • 106 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“There are multiple branches of this wonderful Vegetarian and Vegan Restuarant. Food is healthy, tasty and a lot of it is locally sourced. ”
  • 126 locals recommend
Art Museum
“The Harvard Art Museum is not the size of the Museum of Fine Arts or Gardner Museum in Boston (both of which are amazing), but has a very impressive collection, is housed in a gorgeous, recently gut-renovated building, and is large enough that you undoubtedly will be unable to see the whole thing in one visit. There is also currently (through July 28) a special exhibit called The Bauhaus and Harvard that is quite good and showcases the University’s Bauhaus collection, which is the largest in the world outside of Germany.”
  • 79 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“This is a big shopping mall very near by. Lots of chain stores, Apple store, Best Buy, Macy's.”
  • 55 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“A newly opened outlet shopping area with many well-known brands. There's also a AMC movie theater! ”
  • 86 locals recommend
Rock Club
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“Smaller than its downstairs sibling, this enduring rock venue features underground & indie bands.”
  • 78 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Wonderful intimate museum with a hand-pulled glass botany exhibit that will blow your mind, minerals exhibited in beautiful wood and glass display cases, a variety of dinosaur, bird and animal exhibits. ”
  • 75 locals recommend
Indie Cinema
“If you need to get to the movies, it's close! And located in lively Davis Square.”
  • 98 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
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“Oleana is the best Mediterranean food in Cambridge and possibly all of Massachusetts. In the summer, their garden is a magical place to enjoy a fantastic meal. Great for special occasions or those who appreciate sampling the high-end food scene.”
  • 79 locals recommend
Fried Chicken Restaurant
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“Korean grocery chain offering wide range of Asian groceries. The front of a store is a food court selling sushi, curry, and baked goods.”
  • 65 locals recommend